Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Employees: Current N95 Respirator (Fit Test) information is posted on the each unit. Check, with your Leader if you are unsure where to find this information.

Physicians: Current N95 Respirator (Fit Test) information is available from Medical Affairs – please email fosterl@sah.on.ca.

Once you have confirmed that you require a Fit Test, Click Here to Book your Fit Test.

  • Complete an incident report via iReports.
  • Come to Occupational Health, located in the Human Resources – Second Floor.  An Occupational Health Nurse will assess you and provide alternate mask(s) to trial.

Connect with your Leader.  Occupational Health is not able to provide or approve alternate forms of eye protection.

Vaccine Clinic Information

Appointments are available for SAH Health Care Workers and family members aged 18 and older.  Note that booster doses are only available for individuals 18 years of age and older, and are due at least 3 months (84 days) following the 2nd dose.

Due to provincial supply concerns, clinics will continue to offer Moderna for HCWs and family members aged 30+ and Pfizer for HCWs and family members aged 18-29.

Click to book a COVID-19 Vaccine appointment

Family members of SAH HCWs aged 5 – 11 years who meet Ministry of Health eligibility criteria can book an appointment at an upcoming clinic.  Clinics will continue to be added, and open appointments will be accessed using the link below.  If there are no available appointments, please check back as clinics are added regularly.

These clinics are only for SAH HCW family members.  Vaccine supply is Paediatric Pfizer Comirnaty at these clinics.

Click here to book an appointment.

____________________

The Ministry of Health and the National Advisory Committee on Immunization are recommending 2nd dose for children 8 weeks after the 1st dose as emerging data suggests that the 8 week interval between 1st and 2nd dose may reduce the risk of myocarditis/pericarditis and may result in a more robust and durable immune response, and higher vaccine effectiveness. This decision should consider the rates of COVID disease activity in a community, and the child’s exposure risk, so parents can choose to have the 2nd dose given at the Health Canada authorized an interval of 21 – 28 days between doses. Please talk to the immunizing nurse or your child’s primary care provider if you have questions.

Ministry of Health criteria has been updated to allow booster doses at 84 days (12 weeks) for individuals 18 years of age and older.  Individuals under 18 years of age are not yet eligible for booster doses. 

HCWs are strongly encouraged to receive their booster dose as soon as they are eligible, as the booster dose helps provide additional protection against the Omicron and Delta variants. 

For your COVID-19 vaccine record, please visit covid-19.ontario.ca.  If you are unable to access your record online, please email your health card number and postal code to healthnurse@sah.on.ca and we will update your record. 

Please note that it may take several days for us to update your record so you can retrieve online.

SAH Health Care Worker & Family Member Clinics: Due to provincial supply concerns, we are currently offering Moderna vaccine at our clinics starting the week of January 10th.

We have a limited supply of Pfizer vaccine still available for health care workers and family members between 18-29 years of age ONLY 

Paediatric Clinics: Vaccine supply is Paediatric Pfizer Comirnaty at these clinics.

COVID-19 Information

Visit COVID-19 Results . Call Occupational Health at ext. 4317 if you have a positive result.

Self-isolate and call Occupational Health at ext. 4317. Do not attend work.

Rapid Antigen Test kits are only available for Health Care Workers (HCWs) who need them to be at work, as directed by Occupational Health and / or the HCW Protocol.

Rapid Antigen Tests are not available outside of these circumstances at this time.