2009 News Releases

December 2009

Central Health recruits family physician to region - Decemebr 22, 2009

Visitation restrictions lifted at all sites throughout the central region - December 7, 2009

November 2009

Daily Pandemic Update - November 24, 2009

Mass immunization clinics open to general public on Monday and Tuesday - November 22, 2009

Mass immunization clinics open to general public, new clinics scheduled for this evening - November 20, 2009

Mass immunization clinics scheduled for tomorrow, Friday, November 20, 2009 - November 19, 2009

Daily Pandemic Update - November 19, 2009

Daily Pandemic Update - November 18, 2009

Daily Pandemic Update - November 17, 2009

Daily Pandemic Update - November 16, 2009

Priority groups expanded and new dates added for mass immunization clinics - November 15, 2009

Daily Pandemic Update - November 13, 2009

Daily Pandemic Update - November 12, 2009

Connaigre Peninsula Health Centre closed to visitors - November 12, 2009

Daily Pandemic Update - November 11, 2009

Valley Vista and North Haven Manor closed to visitors - November 11, 2009

Daily Pandemic Update - November 10, 2009

Priority groups expanded for H1N1 vaccine on November 10, 2009 - November 10, 2009

Daily Pandemic Update - November 9, 2009

Central Health extends condolences to family and friends of deceased patient in H1N1-related death - November 9, 2009

Daily Pandemic Update - November 6, 2009

Daily Pandemic Update - November 5, 2009

Daily Pandemic Update - November 4, 2009

Central Health extends condolences to family and friends of deceased patient in second H1N1 related death - November 4, 2009

Priority groups expanded for H1N1 vaccine on November 3, 2009 - November 4, 2009

Central Health implements service changes due to staffing challenges - November 4, 2009

Daily Pandemic Update - November 3, 2009

Full visitation restrictions implemented at Notre Dame Bay Memorial Health Centre - November 3, 2009

New criteria and process for immunization - November 1, 2009

Central Health extends condolences to family and friends of deceased patient in H1N1-related death - November 1, 2009

October 2009

Media Advisory: Update on mass immunization clinics - October 31, 2009

Locations for mass immunization clinics for November 1 to 4 annouced by Central Health - October 31, 2009

Media Advisory: Limited Vaccine Requires Important Changes to H1N1 Vaccine Criteria for Coming Week - October 30, 2009

Central Health announces more locations for mass immunization clinics and restricted criteria for eligible high risk populations - 8:00 p.m., October 30, 2009

Central Health implements toll free pandemic information line - October 30, 2009

Central Health provides updated details for week one of mass immunization clinics - October 29, 2009

Central Health provides details for weeks one and two of mass immunization clinics - October 29, 2009

Media Advisory: Limited visitation restrictions in place at health centres and long term care sites - October 27, 2009

Limited visitation restrictions in place at Green Bay Health Centre in Springdale - October 23, 2009

Distribution of H1N1 vaccine in central region - October 21, 2009

Four Family Physicians recruited to central region - October 15, 2009

Central Health recruits General Surgeons to region

Central Health partners with community in world breastfeeding challenge

September 2009

2008-09 Central Health Annual General Meeting - September 29, 2009

Changes to laboratory and x-ray services in Lewisporte - September 2, 2009

July 2009

Visitation restrictions lifted at North Haven Manor, Lewisporte - July 24, 2009

Central Health recruits two physician specialists to region - July 23, 2009

Central Health celebtrates six months smoke free - July 20, 2009

Full visitation restrictions implemented at North Haven Manor - July 17, 2009

Regional Health Authorities provide additional information on patient retesting - July 16, 2009

Central Health welcomes four new physicians to region - July 3, 2009

June 2009

Health Authorities Release Update on Patient Identification Review - June 11, 2009

Visitation restrictions lifted at Baie Verte Penisula Health Centre - June 8, 2009

Location of MRI for Central Newfoundland Announced - June 1,2009

Visitation Restrictions Implemented at Baie Verte Peninsula Health Centre - June 1, 2009 

May 2009

Central Health rescheduling services due to averted nurses strike - May 20, 2009

Updated Visitation Restrictions at North Haven Manor in Lewisporte  - May 15, 2009

Central Health prepares for nurses strike - May 14, 2009

Pilot project aimed to enhance nursing retention and recruitment announced for Carmelite House in Grand Falls-Windsor - May 14, 2009

Canada Health Day - May 12, 2009

Consumption of Energy Drinks May Be Harmful - May 7, 2009

April 2009

Central Health Recruits New Pathologist and Opthamologist to Region - April 23, 2009

Budget 2009 Contains Major Investment in Infrastrustire for Central Health - April 15, 2009

March 2009

Twillingate Service Changes - March 31,2009

February 2009

Physician recruitment efforts pay off - Februrary 2, 2009

Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre - Update on Visitation Restrictions - February 2, 2009

Notre Dame Bay Memorial Health Centre Limited Visitation Restrictions Lifted - February 2, 2009

North Haven Manor - Limited Visitation Restrictions Lifted - February 2, 2009

January 2009

Appointment of Dr. Michael Zuckerman - January 5, 2009

Brookfiled Bonnews Lodge Limited Visitation - January 6, 2009

Valley Visita - Visitation Restrictions - January 6, 2009

Valley Vista - Update on Visitation Restrictions - January 9, 2009

Notre Dame Bay Memorial Health Centre - Limited Visitation Restrictions - January 9, 2009

Brookfield Bonnews Lodge Limited Visitation Lifted - January 13, 2009

Upgrades to Pharmacy at Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre - January 14, 2009

Valley Vista - Limited Visitation Restrictions Lifted - January 15, 2009

Valley Vista - Visitation Restrictions - January 19, 2009

Notre Dame Bay Memorial Health Centre - Limited Visitation Restrictions  Lifted - January 19, 2009

Smoke Free Initiative - January 20, 2009

Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre No Visiting - January 26, 2009

Regional Office Floods - January 27, 2009

Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre No Visiting Unit 3A and 3B - January 28, 2009

Notre Dame Bay Memorial Health Centre - Limited Visitation Restrictions - January 28, 2009