Media Releases 2021

WH Foundation 50/50 Jackpot Reaches $100,000.00

Woodstock Hospital Foundation’s December jackpot for their monthly online 50/50 Raffle has reached a record-breaking $100,000.00 prize. Proceeds from the 50/50 are used to purchase new medical equipment and technology for Woodstock Hospital’s Diagnostic Imaging department and has already  led to major advancements in the hospital including the addition of a mobile fluoroscopy camera.

Police-Hospital Transition Protocol Agreement

As of November 24, 2021, a joint agreement has been made by community partners detailing the process and protocol to transition individuals into hospital after they are apprehended by police under the Mental Health Act.

Woodstock Hospital Celebrates Ten Years

On November 20, 2021, Woodstock Hospital celebrates the tenth anniversary of the new hospital facility on Juliana Drive.

Woodstock Hospital Updates Family Presence Guidelines

In conjunction with regional hospitals, all visitors to Woodstock Hospital are now required to show government issued photo identification and proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. Necessary visitors who cannot provide proof of vaccination will be required to limit their visit to the patient’s room only. This policy does not impact patients or those coming to the hospital to access services.

Woodstock Hospital Updates COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

Changes to the landscape of the COVID-19 pandemic have made it necessary for the Woodstock Hospital to re-evaluate its COVID-19 vaccination policy for staff. The revised policy will ensure that all staff at Woodstock Hospital are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with exception to individuals with medical exemptions

Woodstock Hospital Implements COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

With the delta variant dominating COVID-19 case counts locally and across the province, hospitals and other high-risk settings have been directed to implement vaccination policies as of September 7, 2021. Woodstock Hospital’s vaccination policy will require all staff and physicians to be fully immunized for COVID-19 or undertake mandatory testing prior to each shift to verify negative test results

WH Receives National Recognition for Environmental Stewardship

Woodstock Hospital is the proud recipient of the Canadian College of Health Leaders’ 2021 Energy and Environmental Stewardship Award.

Assessment Centres to Stop International Travel Testing

Woodstock Hospital’s COVID-19 Assessment Centre will stop International travel testing on Friday, January 15, 2021, based on changes to testing guidelines by the province of Ontario.

WH Accredited with Exemplary Standing

Once again, Woodstock Hospital has achieved Accreditation with Exemplary Standing by Accreditation Canada – the highest award issued through the hospital accreditation program

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