Health & Environment

 Jason Setnyk

West Nile Virus found locally in Mosquitoes

West Nile Virus found locally in Mosquitoes

Cornwall Ontario – Mosquitoes around Cornwall and SDSG have tested positive for the West Nile virus. However, there have been no human cases reported in the region. “The Eastern Ontario Health Unit has been actively monitoring mosquitoes for West Nile virus” says Dr. Paul Roumeliotis, Medical Officer of Health. “This finding shows that West Nile […]

 Jason Setnyk

First patient rings Chemo Bell of hope at Cornwall Community Hospital

First patient rings Chemo Bell of hope at Cornwall Community Hospital

Cornwall Ontario – A sound that has never been heard before at the Cornwall Community Hospital was heard for the first time last Friday, July 15, when Lillian Coleman was the first to ring the chemo bell in newly renovated Chemotherapy Unit. The chemo bell is rung at the end of a patient’s chemotherapy treatment […]

 Jason Setnyk

Heat Warning issued for Cornwall Ontario and SDSG

Heat Warning issued for Cornwall Ontario and SDSG

Cornwall Ontario – The Eastern Ontario Health Unit has issued a heat warning and is advising residents of the five Eastern Counties to take steps to prevent heat-related illnesses. Environment and Climate Change Canada is forecasting high temperatures that will begin on July 21 and are expected to last at least two days. Humidex values […]

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Tablets donated will benefit children at Cornwall Hospital Day Treatment Program

Tablets donated will benefit children at Cornwall Hospital Day Treatment Program

Cornwall Ontario – The Cornwall Hospital Children’s Day Treatment Program is a comprehensive service for children who experience mental health issues and/or behavioural challenges. The children who attend this program will benefit from the generous donation made by an Ottawa-based company. “We are grateful and honoured to receive this donation. The children in our program can […]

 Jason Setnyk

Cornwall Hospital Recognized for Outstanding Leadership

Submitted Article | Submitted Photo Cornwall Ontario – The Heart Institute is proud to announce the successful implementation of best practices in the treatment of Heart Failure, Acute Coronary Syndrome, and Smoking Cessation by Cornwall Hospital. The Cornwall Hospital is being recognized for its leadership in providing all of the essential medical, administrative, and health […]

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