Bringing in the New Year, The CISSS des Laurentides announced that the first baby of the year from the birth unit of the Saint-Eustache Hospital was born on January 1 at 1:17 p.m. This is little Viviane Langlais , daughter of Jessie Fournier and Martin Langlais living in Saint-Joseph-du-Lac.
Continuation of the suspension of visits for the hospitals of Saint-Jérôme, Saint-Eustache and Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts
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Considering the increase in cases of COVID-19 in the region and as a preventive measure, the Laurentian Integrated Health and Social Services Center (CISSS) is extending the temporary suspension of visits to the hospitals of Saint-Jérôme, Saint-Eustache and Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts until further notice.
Only one caregiver, per day, will be authorized to visit a hospitalized person. The establishment will support the caregiver in integrating and understanding infection prevention and control measures.
This temporary measure stems from an exemption from ministerial directives obtained by the Ministry of Health and Social Services. It aims to limit the circulation of the virus in targeted hospitals and thus protect users and staff who strive to provide quality and safe care on a daily basis. Exceptional measures may apply in certain circumstances, in particular for access to birth and palliative care units.