For Immediate Release:
May 1, 2020
LHSC’s Victoria Hospital shining bright and blue for essential workers
LONDON, Ontario – Victoria Hospital’s Zone B atrium lights have been turned blue to recognize all staff and physicians at London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC), along with other essential workers in our community and region. The atrium will remain blue until the pandemic is resolved.
LHSC recognizes and appreciates its staff and physicians along with all the essential workers in the community. LHSC is still providing urgent and emergency care to patients in London and surrounding area during the COVID-19 pandemic. Essential hospital services including the emergency departments remain open.
The blue atrium lights are visible externally around the perimeter of Zone B, Victoria Hospital.
About London Health Sciences Centre
London Health Sciences Centre has been at the forefront of medicine in Canada for 145 years and offers the broadest range of specialized clinical services in Ontario. Building on the traditions of its founding hospitals to provide compassionate care in an academic teaching setting, London Health Sciences Centre is home to Children’s Hospital, University Hospital, Victoria Hospital, the Kidney Care Centre, two family medical centres, and two research institutes – Children’s Health Research Institute and Lawson Health Research Institute. As a leader in medical discovery and health research, London Health Sciences Centre has a history of over 70 international and national firsts and attracts top clinicians and researchers from around the world. As a regional referral centre, London Health Sciences Centre cares for the most medically complex patients including critically injured adults and children in southwestern Ontario and beyond. The hospital’s nearly 15,000 staff, physicians, students and volunteers provide care for more than one million patient visits a year. For more information visit www.lhsc.on.ca
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