Covid-19 Information

Bluewater Health’s infection prevention and control protocols are in place at all times and are currently heightened with screening points for all patients, visitors, staff and physicians due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Individuals are reminded to please continue to monitor their own health, practice proper hand hygiene often, avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth and to practice physical distancing.

COVID-19 Cases at Bluewater Health

Bluewater Health COVID-19 data to date (as of August 13, 2020, updated daily at 10:30 am)

Total Hospital COVID-19 tests to date  2927
Total patients tested in hospital with negative COVID-19 2176
Total patients tested in hospital with confirmed COVID-19 62
Total patients deceased from COVID-19 17

Bluewater Health COVID-19- Patients currently in hospital

Patients currently in hospital with confirmed COVID-19 0
Patients currently in hospital with tests pending for COVID-19
Includes pre-surgical screening

Community COVID-19 Assessment Centre data to date 

Total Community COVID-19 Assessment Centre Tests to Date 10,406
Total Community COVID-19 Assessment Centre Tests Negative 9,587
Total Community COVID-19 Assessment Centre Tests Positive 240


What to Expect at Bluewater Health
Arriving for Appointments (Sarnia)
What to Expect at Your Hospital Visit
Suspected/Positive COVID-19: Labour and Birthing
Frequently asked Questions for Expectant Mothers During COVID-19
Surgeries and Procedures during COVID-19

Sarnia-Lambton Assessment Centres (Locations, Schedule,Test Results and FAQ)

Media Releases

Family Care Partners Welcome Amidst COVID Visitor Restrictions 
Migrant Worker COVID Testing in Sarnia-Lambton Set to Begin
Bluewater Health Field Hospital Dismantled 
Bluewater Health Reaches Important Milestone
Bluewater Health and VISION Move COVID Residents to Hospital
Drive-Through Testing Comes to Sarnia Lambton
Gradual Restoration of Postponed Services Requires Careful, Cautious Approach
Reminder: Seek Emergency and Urgent Care When Needed
Bluewater Health and VISION Team Up to Battle COVID-19
COVID-19 Assessments Broadly Available for Sarnia-Lambton Community
100% Completion:  Sarnia Lambton Retirement Homes and Long Term Care Home COVID Assessments
Long Term Care &  Retirement Home Blitz – Testing Ramps up in Sarnia Lambton
More COVID Testing for Lambton County
Bluewater Health Readies Emergency Field Hospital
Bluewater Health and Lambton Public Health Confirm First Patients of COVID-19 in Sarnia Lambton
Bluewater Health Further Reduces Visiting
Bluewater Health Implements Several Changes in Preparation for COVID


Frequently asked Questions for Expectant Mothers During COVID-19

Information from Dr. Haddad, Chief of Staff and Dr. Ranade, Medical Officer of Health, for Sarnia-Lambton Residents about COVID-19 click here. 

The latest guidance for Canadians on travel, quarantines and what to do if you have symptoms - Click here for CBC article. 

Government of Canada Travel Advice - Click here for website

Public Health Ontario Resources
Non-medical Masks and Face Coverings
Public Health Ontario List of Public Resources
How to self-monitor
How to self-isolate
Self-isolation: Guide for caregivers, household members and close contacts
Work Self Isolating
WHO: How to Hand Wash with Soap and Water
WHO: How to Hand Rub with Alcohol Based Formulation

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Maps & Directions

Bluewater Health’s programs and services are distributed across two locations, Bluewater Health in Sarnia and Charlotte Eleanor Englehart Hospital of Bluewater Health in Petrolia. 

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Emergency Care

Bluewater Health’s Emergency Department (ED) provides safe, quality emergency nursing and medical care to patients.

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Patient Virtual Visit

Due to COVID-19, Bluewater Health currently has restrictions in place limiting family support and visiting in the hospital – but that doesn't mean you can't connect with your loved ones. Please let us know if you would like to schedule a 15-minute virtual visit with a loved one in hospital.

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Locate a Patient

Find or contact a patient by telephone, email or e-card.

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Compliments & Concerns

We are always looking for ways to improve, and welcome your questions, comments, suggestions and concerns. If you’re in hospital, please speak to the hospital staff.

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