Coronavirus Updates

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Testing –Due to the shortage of COVID-19 tests across the region, Eastern Niagara Hospital will be utilizing its supply of tests to serve ENH and Niagara Regional Surgery Center for scheduled surgical cases, health care workers, in-patients transferring back to nursing homes, and those patients who present to the ER and Express Care with acute symptoms as deemed necessary by the provider evaluating the patient.

A list of additional testing sites in Niagara County can be found here:  COVID-19 Testing in Niagara County (1).pdf

 

Visitation Policy –Eastern Niagara Hospital is unable to allow visitors at this time. Exceptions for end of life cases and other circumstances may be made. We understand that this has been a difficult time for patients and their families and we appreciate your understanding as we take these steps to maintain the health and safety of our patients and staff. 

 

Outpatient Testing –

PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO OUR EFFORTS TO COMPLY WITH NYS REGULATIONS AND REDUCE THE SPREAD OF COVID-19, ALL RADIOLOGY, LAB AND CARDIAC TESTING IS BEING COMPLETED BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.

Please call 514-5870 (Monday – Friday 8am – 4pm) to schedule lab tests at the hospital

Walk-in Lab draws are also offered at the Transit Rd. sits – 5875 S. Transit Rd Monday – Friday 7am – 12pm.

Please call 514-5623 for radiology testing.

Please call 514-5685 to schedule cardiac tests.

 

General Important Reminders –

In accordance with guidelines set forth by NYS and the CDC please make sure you are:

  1. Wearing a mask when in public and unable to safely socially distance
  2. Washing your hands frequently with soap and water or an alcohol based hand sanitizer
  3. Maintaining social distancing of 6 feet or more between people when possible
  4. Staying home if you are feeling sick

 

Additional COVID-19 Resources –

Centers for Disease Control (CDC) COVID Information: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) | CDC

NYS COVID Information: Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) | Department of Health (ny.gov)

Niagara County COVID Information: 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) (niagaracounty.com)

Erie County COVID Information: Coronavirus | Erie County, NY Department of Health