Scarborough Health Network (SHN) and its Scarborough Ontario Health Team (SOHT) partners are making sure their community is better protected against COVID-19 by inviting Scarborough children to join their super squad of health heroes.
Scarborough and its surrounding communities can now book appointments through a new virtual urgent care clinic. The Scarborough Virtual Urgent Care Clinic is a partnership between Scarborough Health Network (SHN) and the East GTA Family Health Team. This virtual clinic consists of a team of emergency physicians called the Scarborough Emergency Associates, who offer urgent care services for adults and children.
The staff at Scarborough Health Network (SHN) and the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at SHN’s General hospital are being recognized in this year’s Urban Hero Awards – an awards celebration honouring unsung community heroes.
Both SHN staff and the ICU unit were among eight winners in the “People’s Choice Award” category. Winners were chosen based on online voting selection by Metroland Toronto’s (Scarborough Mirror,
In a global emergency, not all heroes wear capes. On Saturday, September 11, the Scarborough community came together to celebrate the recipients of the inaugural Scarborough Hero Awards. And while there were no capes in sight, the winners’ impacts on their community over the past 18 months has been nothing short of superhuman.
Making sure SHN has the safest possible environment for our patients, their families, and our healthcare team is our top priority.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, we have relied on safety measures to protect people in our hospitals and clinics – including hand hygiene, physical distancing, restricted visitor policies and appropriate use of personal protective equipment (PPE).