One new local case of COVID-19 reported Monday
Posted on Monday, October 05, 2020 04:13 PM
The Brant County Health Unit reported one more new case of COVID-19 on Monday. That brings to 196 the number of positive cases in Brantford-Brant since the pandemic began....
Increase in recovered COVID-19 cases and 1 new case
Posted on Saturday, October 03, 2020 11:36 AM
A substantial drop in the number of known active cases of COVID-19 was announced by the Brant County Health Unit on Saturday. While one additional case was added to the record,...
Three new local cases of COVID-19 reported by health unit
Posted on Thursday, October 01, 2020 02:19 PM
Three new cases of COVID-19 were reported by the Brant County Health Unit on Thursday. That brings the total number of confirmed cases in Brantford and Brant County to 191...
COVID-19 testing moves to scheduled appointments-only beginning October 2nd
Posted on Thursday, October 01, 2020 01:23 PM
Brant Community Healthcare System continues to address increasing demand for COVID-19 testing in the community. To help address high volumes, the COVID-19 Assessment Centre located...
Health unit reports one new COVID-19 case
Posted on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 12:27 PM
The Brant County Health Unit reported one new local case of COVID-19 on Wednesday. The positive test rings to 188 the number of cases in the community since the start of the pandemic....
No new local cases of COVID-19
Posted on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 12:06 PM
No new cases of COVID-19 were recorded for Brantford and Brant County Tuesday morning but active cases remain at 16. To read more click here.
COVID-19 assessment centre moves back to civic centre aud Monday
Posted on Friday, September 25, 2020 01:48 PM
The COVID-19 assessment centre is moving back to the civic centre auditorium with expanded testing hours as of Monday due to “enormous pressure” for tests. To read the full article
COVID-19 Assessment Centre moving to Brantford Civic Centre September 28
Posted on Friday, September 25, 2020 01:22 PM
Brant Community Healthcare System is shifting COVID-19 testing operations from Brantford General Hospital to the Brantford Civic Centre beginning Monday, September 28. To read...
City extends mandatory face coverings bylaw
Posted on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 04:32 PM
As the number of COVID-19 cases rises across the province and with the probability of a second wave looming, the city has extended its mandatory face coverings bylaw. For more...
New COVID-19 cases send local active caseload to 15
Posted on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 01:22 PM
Brantford and Brant County now have 15 known active cases of COVID-19 after a jump of five new cases posted Wednesday morning. For more information click here.
COVID-19 puts extra pressure on infection control team
Posted on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 11:10 AM
The infection prevention and control team at the Brant Community Healthcare System is small – just five employees. However, their presence is felt throughout the Brantford General...
Lengthy lineups prompt call for expanded COVID-19 testing capacity
Posted on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 06:27 PM
Lengthy lineups at the COVID-19 assessment centre at Brantford General Hospital are prompting calls for expanded testing capacity. To read more click here.
Local COVID-19 cases climb by seven over weekend
Posted on Monday, September 21, 2020 12:44 PM
The number of lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 climbed by seven over the weekend to 176 on Monday, according to numbers released by the Brant County Health Unit. To read more click...
Number of local COVID-19 cases up five over weekend
Posted on Sunday, September 20, 2020 02:06 PM
The number of local cases of COVID-19 is at 174, up five cases since Friday, according the numbers released Sunday by the Brant County Health Unit. Of those cases,161 have...
Provincial funding earmarked for health-care infrastructure
Posted on Thursday, September 17, 2020 02:39 PM
The Brant Community Healthcare System is getting a $2,575,442 boost from the provincial government. Learn more here.
Ontario Investing in Hospital Upgrades and Repairs in Brantford
Posted on Thursday, September 17, 2020 12:04 PM
The Ontario government is investing $175 million this year to address critical upgrades, repairs and maintenance in 129 hospitals across the province, including $50 million for...
Residents must remain vigilant as COVID-19 cases rise provincially
Posted on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 04:23 PM
Local residents must continue to take precautions as the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases continues to rise in nearby communities. To read more click here.
Inspired by Terry Fox, nurse plans run to honour health-care workers
Posted on Tuesday, September 08, 2020 12:45 PM
At 21, Alexandria Goodall is a registered practical nurse and a published author. Goodall takes inspiration from Terry Fox and his story. To read the full article click here.
Hospital president praises community's COVID-19 response
Posted on Friday, September 04, 2020 05:35 PM
The community deserves high marks for its response to COVID-19, the president and CEO of the Brant Community Healthcare System says. To read the full article click here.
Your health information now available online
Posted on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 12:49 PM
The Brant Community Healthcare System is making it easier for patients to access their personal health information. Read the full article here.
Nurse on front line of COVID testing
Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 12:41 PM
Mary Attalla did not hesitate when she got the telephone call asking if she would work in the COVID-19 assessment centre. Read the full article here.
A fifth COVID-19 death for Brant
Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:40 PM
Brant County saw it’s fifth death from the COVID-19 virus registered on Tuesday morning, even as the province recorded the lowest number of new cases since the pandemic began....
Coronavirus: Brantford General Hospital declares COVID-19 outbreak
Posted on Monday, August 10, 2020 09:16 AM
Brantford General Hospital has declared an outbreak at the facility after two staff members tested positive for COVID-19. To read more click here.
COVID-19 outbreak at Brantford General Hospital after virus infects 2 staff members
Posted on Sunday, August 09, 2020 02:26 PM
Outbreak declared in emergency department, hospital networks says patients unaffected. For more information click here.
Local COVID-19 testing nearing the 18,000 mark
Posted on Wednesday, August 05, 2020 02:41 PM
The number of people tested for COVID-19 in Brantford-Brant is nearing the 18,000 mark. For more information click here.