What’s New @ ARH

April 14, 2021

Wanda Herrick: A career in medical transcription dedicated to helping her local community

When Wanda Herrick was in high school, she was drawn to the healthcare field and decided to do a co-op at Arnprior Regional Health (ARH) in the Health Records Department. “I initially wanted to go to college for health records coding, but the only school offering the program was in […]
April 9, 2021

ARH helps region create patient care capacity in response to COVID-19 crisis

April 9, 2021 – The province and region are currently experiencing a rapid increase in hospitalizations and unprecedented demand on ICU beds due to COVID-19. In response, Ontario Health has called on hospitals to work together to make every effort to maintain critical care services in the province. Effective on […]
April 9, 2021

Eric Hanna, President and CEO, to retire in fall 2021

April 9, 2021 – Arnprior Regional Health’s (ARH) President and CEO, Eric Hanna, has formally announced he will retire in the fall of 2021 after 35 years working in healthcare administration. “We are thrilled for Eric to begin his well-earned retirement, but recognize this is a significant loss for ARH, […]
April 1, 2021

Local volunteers help Arnprior fight back against COVID-19

April 1, 2021 – When local community members received the call to volunteer at the Arnprior and area COVID-19 vaccination clinics, it was the chance to take action against the global pandemic. “It’s been absolutely amazing to volunteer at the vaccination clinics,” said Maggie Harbert, Arnprior Regional Health (ARH) Auxiliary […]
April 1, 2021

Kyle Fraser: Giving back to his community through the SALC

When Kyle Fraser joined the Seniors Active Living Centre (SALC) as the new program assistant, many of the members recognized him from the nearby Metro where he worked growing up in McNab-Braeside. “Because I’m local, there are definitely a lot of familiar faces at the SALC which is nice,” said […]
March 22, 2021

Ontario government announces up to $3.2 million in COVID-related funding for Arnprior Regional Health

March 22, 2021 – In response to the financial impact of COVID-19, the provincial government has announced more than $1.2 billion in additional funding for Ontario hospitals that creates financial stability for Arnprior Regional Health (ARH) leading into the next fiscal year. “Our government recognized the need for timely and […]
March 19, 2021

Sue Bremner: Driven to support her team and serve the community

When it came time to figure out what to do for postsecondary education, Sue Bremner wanted to study to become a physician or a physician assistant but understood that money was going to be tight. “My mom was a single parent, so I knew there were financial limitations,” said Sue, […]
March 18, 2021

Provincial funding expands The Grove to 128 long-term care beds to better meet local needs

March 18, 2021 – Today, the Ministry of Long-Term Care (MLTC) announced their commitment to fund 32 additional long-term care beds at The Grove Nursing Home that will provide the specialized care and support to a total of 128 residents. This is part of the Ontario government’s $933 million investment […]
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