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The fight against COVID-19 must continue [News]

Published On: April 28, 2020

Earlier this week, the Ontario government released the latest COVID-19 modelling, which shows that the enhanced public health measures, including staying home and physically distancing, are working to contain the spread of the virus and flatten the curve in the community. That said, outbreaks in long-term care and congregate settings continue to be a major […]

Local Resident Donates Homemade Comfort Devices [News]

Published On: April 16, 2020

Amidst the uncertainty of the present, there are amazing things happening in St. Thomas. Residents and industry in St. Thomas have been overwhelmingly generous, offering up their expertise, time, technology, and ideas to help relieve the pressures on our local health care system.

St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital Opens COVID-19 Assessment Centre [Media Releases]

Published On: April 15, 2020

St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital to open COVID-19 Assessment Centre in St. Thomas (St. Thomas, ON) St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital is opening a COVID-19 Assessment Centre for patients referred for COVID-19 testing by a primary care provider or Southwestern Public Health. The COVID-19 Assessment Centre is located onsite at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital […]

Your Hospital – Here For You [News]

Published On: April 14, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is precipitating a set of events unprecedented in our lifetime. So much has changed in so little time. In the past month, the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital (STEGH) team and our health system partners have come together for our patients in extraordinary ways to prepare for the coronavirus pandemic. Our preparation […]

St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital Health Care Worker Tests Positive for COVID-19 [Media Releases]

Published On: April 14, 2020

(St. Thomas, ON) A health care worker at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital (STEGH) has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, acquired through community transmission. The diagnosis was confirmed on April 13 and the individual is self-isolating at home. Prior to diagnosis, the individual wore the appropriate personal protective equipment while working at the hospital. […]

The Miracle of Organ Donation [News]

Published On: April 7, 2020

At just four years old, Kennady Stone received a liver transplant. It was a day that changed her life; a day that the Stone family thinks about every April during Be a Donor Month.