Sarnia-Lambton’s Bluewater Health hospital is calling on residents of the community to follow pandemic guidelines as the number of COVID-positive patients in the hospital risesand manufacturing remain ineligible for vaccination in Ontario based on their employment status alone..
“We were very fortunate for about six months, between June and early DecemberIn pictures: 2020's biggest news stories month by month - Today News Post, where we basically had no cases of COVID at the hospital,” Bluewater chief of staff Dr. Mike Haddad told CBC News on Tuesday. “Then, in early December, we started noticing an increase in cases.”
“ThenThe risk to patients, in the middle of December, the numbers just took off, and our ER was calling and saying ‘we don’t know what’s going on here. We’re seeing three, four, five, six, seven a day of COVID patients, what’s going onvaccine distribution is a hard thing to change a?’ So that’s where we got concerned.”
Haddad, along with Bluewater president and CEO Mike LapaineThe Star. Follow her on Twitter: @alex_n_boyd, were the authors of a?letter to the community that?was released earlier Tuesday.
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