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Facing down COVID-19: How Hamilton’s largest hospital system responded to demands for PPE

…caps and shoe covers were critically important in fighting the COVID-19 virus. There were so many unknowns about the virus at the time, but keeping healthcare workers and staff safe…

Colourful murals at McMaster Children’s Hospital bring joy to hospital hallways

When Tracy Akitt, clinical leader of Hamilton Health Sciences’ (HHS) Child Life team, saw Vera Lluch painting the Harry Potter Hogwarts Express outside of an Indigo store a few years…

2021 Celebrations: COVID vaccines bring optimism and hope

…acknowledging the heroic efforts and achievements of our workforce in the series, COVID Reflections. The stories highlight milestones in our organization’s fight against the disease. As our community moved into…

HHS cancer warrior shares experiences through poetry

Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) patient Ryan Gardner has been battling cancer on-and-off for the past 11 years. “It has been tough but I’ve learned so much about myself,” says the…

An injection of hope: HHS temporary COVID vaccine clinic closes

…vaccination efforts continue across the city. Vaccines are the best way to defeat COVID-19 and reduce the impact of the pandemic on our healthcare system and our community. Visit: https://www.hamilton.ca/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine-booking…

Early COVID patient beats the odds, matches “dreamworld” experience to reality

Anoop Chugh was one of Hamilton Health Sciences’ (HHS) first very sick COVID-19 patients to “make it.” He was admitted to Juravinski Hospital on March 28, 2020 – early on…