COVID-19 by the numbers at Oakville, Milton, Halton Hills healthcare facilities
Published July 8, 2022 at 10:28 am
The battle against COVID-19 is far from over for Halton Healthcare facilities in Oakville, Milton and Halton Hills.
More than two years into the fight against the deadly virus, the work continues in our hospitals and healthcare facilities.
The local healthcare organization recently released its 2021-22 Annual Report and the numbers show COVID-19 has challenged the entire healthcare system and providers “in ways we could not have imagined.”
From March 1, 2020 to June 13, 2022, more than 4,362 patients were cared for in Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital and Milton District Hospital field hospitals.
“We know the pandemic is not over and we don’t know what the future holds,” wrote Halton Healthcare leaders in a message released with its annual report. “Much of the work in recent months has focused on stabilizing our workforce and supporting people on our teams, while also working to return to pre-pandemic levels of activity in all areas of our hospitals.
“With the strengths of our teams behind us, we are prepared for the next stage of the journey as we continue to deliver on our purpose – To Care – and our vision of providing exemplary patient experiences, always.”
Here is a look at COVID-19 activity at Halton Healthcare from March 1, 2020 to June 13, 2022 by the numbers:
- 4,362 number of patients cared for in OTMH & MDH field hospitals
- 2,031 COVID-19 patients
- 489 IMS transfers
- 16,340 virtual visits
- 488 COVID care @ home patients
- 289,769 testing centre visits
- 209,200 vaccine doses administered