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 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 […]
March 12, 2021

Lindsey Burt: A career move into healthcare to help make an impact

After Lindsey Burt graduated from Carleton University with a B.A. in political science, she fell into the hotel industry where she eventually worked as a manager. “I was assessing what do I really liked about my hotel manager role and it was more the human resources side of it – […]
March 11, 2021

Arnprior holds first community COVID-19 vaccination clinic for latest priority groups

March 11, 2021 – COVID-19 vaccine shots started to go into the arms of more Arnprior and area community members today at the first Nick Smith Centre vaccination clinic as the Renfrew County and District rollout expands to new priority groups. As outlined by the province, the latest priority groups […]