The health and safety of all staff, professional staff, patients and the community is the utmost priority of Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC). In response to the increase in cases of COVID-19 in our community, combined with the pressures on the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and a COVID-19 outbreak on the 1A Medical Unit, TBRHSC is now in Level Grey (Lockdown).
There are currently 22 intensive care patients admitted to TBRHSC. Of those, 19 are on ventilators. In addition, due to the outbreak, the 24 beds in the 1A Medical Unit are unavailable for admissions. Level Grey stimulates actions that increase the availability of critical care service for those in need. These include:
These measures enable the following at TBRHSC:
TBRHSC remains a safe place for people to access urgent care.