Come on back: Humber River Hospital announces a return to full capacity

  •  July, 2021
By Sean Delaney A hospital can be an intimidating place to go. A daunting trip to make. It isn’t a place you typically head to on an evening or a morning where you’re looking for a recreational or pleasure pursuit. No, it’s typically a place you head when something is wrong. And during a global...

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Vaccine access and registration

  •  April, 2021
What you need to know to get your shot The City of Toronto will provide vaccinations in nine mass immunization clinics. Bookings are for residents who will be 75 years of age or older in 2021. At the time of booking, residents will schedule their first vaccination appointment and an appointment...

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HRH mental health strategies during COVID-19

  •  March, 2021
The year, 2020, has been one of uncertainty. As COVID-19 began to spread, causing worldwide restrictions and lockdowns, people were left isolated and overwhelmed by fear and anxiety. With this in mind, how has this pandemic affected individuals struggling with mental health? The Mental Health team a...

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HRH prepared for second wave, thanks to first

  •  December, 2020
By Sean Delaney If there’s anything positive about COVID-19, and the global pandemic the virus has forced a world to live through, it appears it is experience. Jane Casey, Director of Emergency at Humber River Hospital, said that if anything, the virus has given her staff and department the expe...

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HRH Foundation raises $1.4 million, 433,000 pieces of PPE

  •  September, 2020
By Sean Delaney The Humber River Hospital (HRH) has been battling the pandemic for months now, and the community response has been tremendous. Thanks to donors, Humber River Hospital Foundation has raised over $1.4 million and counting for COVID-19 response and over 433,000 pieces of personal p...

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Ontario fast-tracks Long-Term Care near Emery

  •  September, 2020
By Sean Delaney On August 11th the Ontario government announced that a new long-term care home will be built at Humber River Hospital’s Finch site in months, not years. The project is part of the province’s Accelerated Build Pilot Program. By working with Humber River Hospital and Infrastruct...

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Humber River Hospital finally COVID-19 free

  •  August, 2020
By Sean Delaney We couldn’t be more proud of the Humber River Hospital (HRH) and its dedicated staff members. The HRH has announced that its Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is now COVID-19 patient-free (as of July 3). It is just a snippet in time and sure the virus will be back, but let’s take a mome...

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Amazing response to COVID-19

  •  July, 2020
The Humber River Hospital says thank you to everyone who has donated to the COID-19 emergency response fund, the Humber Frontline Support Fund and our PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) drive. Because of your generosity, in just a few weeks we have raised over $1 million and have received ove...

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Community answers call for Humber River Hospital

  •  July, 2020
The Humber River Hospital is beyond grateful to share that our community has come together to answer the call for enhanced COVID-19 testing. Thanks to the generosity of our donors, we have raised $233,000 in three short weeks to purchase and operate three brand new COVID-19 rapid testing machines fo...

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The fifth annual Emery Charity Venetian Ball

  •  November, 2019
By Sean Delaney On Friday, Oct.25 the fifth annual Emery Charity Venetian Ball returned to the Fontana Primavera Banquet Hall. In attendance were more than 350 community members for an evening reminiscent of a grand Venetian carnival. It was a night filled with glamour and high fashion, but als...

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Emery Village BIA Continues to Invest...

  •  July, 2018
Emery Village BIA Continues to Invest in the Health of the Community By Sean Delaney This past November, the Emery Village BIA made its second donation in support of the Humber River Hospital. Due to the generosity of its members, the BIA are proudly donating $150,000 to the Child and Adoles...

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York-Finch Hospital to reactivate care centre

  •  March, 2018
By Claudio D'Intino It was dated Dec. 21, 1968. A letter from the newly appointed board of directors, Dr. Robert C. Laird received confirming he would serve as the first chief of staff of York-Finch Hospital. According to the Humber River Hospital website, Dr. Laird worked 20 years at Toronto...

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Charity Gala a smashing success

  •  November, 2017
By Sean Delaney On Friday Oct. 27, the Emery Village BIA hosted the third annual Emery Charity Gala in support of local charities. More than 350 guests were treated to the opulence and grandeur expected of a venetian doge – ornamental colombina masks, gilded table-sets and champagne flutes cont...

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Councillor’s Corner - Aug 2016

  •  September, 2016
Dear Friends, The Humber River Hospital (HRH) has been an integral part of our community for decades. It has been a place of memories –good or bad. The HRH has served our neighbours, friends and family when we needed it most. Three of my four children were born at this hospital. On October 18...

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Be generous and love your community

  •  September, 2016
By Sean Delaney Emery Charities was very excited to donate $100,000 to the new Humber River Hospital last year to finance a kitchen and dining area for families that find themselves needing an overnight stay at the hospital when their children are admitted. Having a place to gather and cook meals...

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The first annual Emery charity gala

  •  November, 2015
By Sean Delaney On Friday October 30th, the Emery Village BIA hosted the first annual Emery Charity Gala. Attended by more than 350 community members, the evening took on the exquisite look of a grand Venetian carnival. Long gowns, some in period pieces from the mid 1,800s with f...

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Humber River Hospital Foundation River Ball

  •  June, 2015
Donovan Bailey and Andre-Philippe Gagnon help raise over $900,000 An impressive performance by famed comedian Andre-Philippe Gagnon, together with an inspiring appearance by Olympic Champion Donovan Bailey, helped raise over $900,000 (net) to support the building and equipping of the new Hum...

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The new Humber River Hospital

  •  April, 2015
Lean, green and digital By Sayada Nabi Wouldn’t it be nice to not have to step foot in a hospital in your lifetime? Sure, but that’s highly unlikely. So it’s nice to know that just in case, many in our Emery Village community will be able to count on having one of the most soph...

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