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26/02/2020
Blood Donor Clinic - Goderich
5 p.m. to 8 p.m. / Goderich District Collegiate Institute
27/02/2020
Lab Staff Book Sale & Signing
2 p.m. to 4 p.m. / Stratford General Hospital - June Blanch Lobby / Meet author L.D. Stauth / Book signing available / 50% of sale price of books in support of Lab Equipment
Approximately every minute of every day, someone in Canada needs blood. In fact, according to a recent poll, 52 per cent of Canadians say they, or a family member, have needed blood or blood products for surgery or for medical treatment. Source -Canadian Blood Services
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Isolation Precautions

Patients may be placed in isolation for many reasons, including:

  • symptoms of influenza such as a cough and fever
  • contact with an infectious disease or organism
  • diarrhea and/or vomiting
  • history of having an antibiotic-resistant organism such as MRSA

Patients may be placed in isolation for some or all of their stay. When a patient is in isolation, signs are placed at the entrance to the patient room and all who enter must follow the necessary precautions according to the sign. This may include wearing personal protective equipment such as a gown, gloves, mask and eye protection. Personal protective equipment is removed before leaving the room.

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