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New program to create huge increase in PSW training at Ontario’s colleges 

New program to create huge increase in PSW training at Ontario’s colleges 
Kingston, Brockville, Cornwall – The new accelerated training program for personal support workers (PSWs) announced today by the provincial government will produce a huge increase in the PSW training at Ontario’s colleges. “This is a major step to help fill the demand for personal support workers in our community,” said Glenn Vollebregt, President and CEO, St. Lawrence College. “It’s an excellent opportunity for anyone... Read More

Healthcare workers at BGH begin to receive COVID-19 vaccinations

Healthcare workers at BGH begin to receive COVID-19 vaccinations
On February 25, Brockville General Hospital opened their COVID-19 vaccination clinic for hospital workers. Jasmine Guest, a registered nurse from BGH’s Emergency Department, received the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine. – BGH Submitted Photo Brockville – Today, Jasmine Guest, a registered nurse in Brockville General Hospital’s (BGH) Emergency Department, was the first highest priority healthcare workers at BGH to... Read More

1,138 New Covid-19 Cases Reported This Morning in Ontario – February 25, 2021

1,138 New Covid-19 Cases Reported This Morning in Ontario – February 25, 2021
Toronto – Ontario Public Health reported 1,138 New Covid-19 Cases in Thursday’s report in Ontario New cases – 1,138 Total cases – 297,311 Resolved Cases – 1,094 since previous report Total Resolved – 280,324 New Deaths – 23 Total Deaths – 6,916 Regional New Cases: Ottawa – 64 (‘ORANGE’ Restrict) Cornwall/SD&G/Prescott/Russell – 20 (Eastern Ontario Health) (‘ORANGE’ Restrict) Kingston/Front./L&A –... Read More

3 New Cases, 11 Active Cases in Thursday’s Report – Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 Update – February 25, 2021

3 New Cases, 11 Active Cases in Thursday’s Report – Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 Update – February 25, 2021
Brockville – 3* new cases and 11** active cases reported in this morning’s Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 report. There was 1 new recovery. There are now a total of 794 recovered cases. (Recovered cases do not include deaths). There are currently 4 hospitalized, 1 in ICU, 1 on ventilator. **Active cases can be recovering at home... Read More