JANUARY 22, 2022 – The Mamas and the Papas sang, “California Dreamin ‘ ” some years ago. I am beginning to think that California dreaming may depend on how old you are. I was talking to a few seniors the other day about the winters we used to have as kids. We seemed to have… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Christmas Giving & Supporting the Community
JANUARY 2, 2022 – Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) is taking steps to address a temporary staffing shortage caused by COVID-19. Nearly 40 staff have tested positive for the virus, primarily from household and community contacts, creating staffing shortages in several areas. CCH also anticipates more staff will test positive in the coming days as they… Continue reading Omicron Staff Infections at CCH Lead to Temporary Service Slowdowns in Cornwall Ontario.
DECEMBER 29, 2021 – As the highly contagious COVID-19 Omicron variant continues to fuel exponential growth in exposures to the virus and increased demands for testing, Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) is asking members of the community not to come to the Emergency Department for a COVID-19 test only. Emergency Department capacity must be protected for ill patients requiring… Continue reading Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) Asking Residents Not to Come to the Emergency Department (ER) for a COVID-19 Test
DECEMBER 25, 2021 – Santa watched his wife Jessica as she stared out the window sighing. He thought that she seemed to be doing that a lot lately. He said to her, “Jessica, you seem preoccupied lately. Anything bothering you?” She turned and looked at him and with a big sigh she said, ” Not… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford. Mrs. Santa Claus’s Dilemma
DECEMBER 15, 2021 – The Jewish communities celebrated Hanukkah this year from November28th until December 6th. A Happy Hanukkah to all our Jewish friends. Snow!!! Who wants snow??? I bet those skiers have been praying again and, of course, a few kids as well. It seems so cold. Brrrr. A few friends and I were… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford. Mice, Birds & A New Book!
DECEMBER 6, 2021 – Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) is embarking on the development of its 2022-2027 Strategic Plan and will be spending the next several weeks gathering input from various stakeholders including staff, physicians, patients, family caregivers, community service and healthcare providers, governments, and members of community. Interested individuals can provide input on the next… Continue reading Cornwall Community Hospital ( CCH ) Seeking Input on Strategic Plan
November 24, 2021 – Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) was recognized by Ontario Health (Trillium Gift of Life Network) for its outstanding efforts to integrate organ and tissue donation into quality end-of-life care in 2020/21. CCH was presented with the Eligible Approach Rate Award for meeting or exceeding the eligible approach rate target of 90% set… Continue reading CCH Given Award for Organ/Tissue Donation Efforts in Cornwall Ontario
NOVEMBER 1, 2021 – The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Joseph Martino, has found no reasonable grounds to believe that a Cornwall Police Service officer committed a criminal offence in connection with a 23-year-old man seriously injured in the course of his arrest last July.On July 4, 2021, officers responded to a residence on… Continue reading SIU Gives Cornwall Police Free Pass After Man Tasered & Breaks Jaw During July 4th Incident on Bedford.
NOVEMBER 1, 2021 – Scary days. Apparently the email from the school board, which had a link to a document on the EOHU website was DOWNLOADABLE. “Sent: Sun, 31 Oct 2021 at 17:01Subject: Communication Error – October 30, 2021 Dear Parents/Guardians, We are writing to provide you with information about a regrettable privacy incident that occurred yesterday.… Continue reading CDSBEO Confirms EOHU Student Info Leak Over Covid-19 Outbreak at St. Joe’s in Cornwall was DOWNLOADABLE. By Jamie Gilcig
OCTOBER 31, 2021 – Imagine you’re a parent and get an email from the school board. You click a link and next thing you see is a spread sheet with hundreds of names of kids attending the school, including your own, and their personal info and contacts? That appears to have happened in Cornwall Ontario.… Continue reading BREAKING – Huge Data Break @ St. Joseph Catholic Secondary School in Cornwall Ontario. By Jamie Gilcig
OCTOBER 29, 2021 – For the protection of staff, physicians, and vulnerable patients, Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) will require visitors and essential care partners to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 to enter the hospital starting November 1, 2021. This will not apply to patients. By implementing this direction, CCH joins other hospitals in… Continue reading CCH to Require Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Visitors.
OCTOBER 19, 2021 – We get emails. Lots . It’s saddening when yet another horrific Cornwall Ontario story continues the saga of Sexual Child predatory behavior. To whom it may concern,Morbern, a multi million dollar textile corporation, with offices and reach all over the world has attempted to cover up the sexual indiscretions of a… Continue reading CORNWALL ONTARIO – Morbern VP PATRICK DIEBEL Busted in US & Outed on Video. By Jamie Gilcig
OCTOBER 13, 2021 – Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) will be temporarily closing operating rooms in order to prioritize urgent and high priority elective surgeries as the hospital deals with increasingly high patient volumes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The surgeries to be scheduled over the coming weeks will be reserved only for life-threatening cancer cases,… Continue reading Cornwall Community Hospital Temporary Closing ORs Due to Covid-19 Cases & Low Vaccine Rates
TODAY I HAD MY EYES OPENED WIDE! What I witnessed during my 4+hour stay in the Cornwall Hospital Acute Care Emergency Department this afternoon, gave me a new respect for appreciation for hard working and dedicated medical staff. I was able to witness their frustration, yet dedication, treating critically ill Covid patients who had refused… Continue reading LTE: Patient Describes Staff Frustration w #covidiots – Covid in Cornwall Community Hospital
September 23, 2021 – It’s common sense really. If you work with the public, especially vulnerable public, you need to be vaccinated against a virus that has killed millions during this world wide pandemic. Tragically in Ontario and other parts of Canada this isn’t to be. Corruption, especially political corruption is a virus’s best friend… Continue reading Alleged Anti Vaxxers Behind Covid-19 School Spread in Cornwall Ontario. By Jamie Gilcig
SEPTEMBER 12, 2021 – Another Cornwall Ontario school has announced a Covid outbreak. The city allowed an unmasked anti-vax rally in front of the hospital on September 4th which has led to community spread. Parents have also stated their concerns on social media about schools shared busing of their children. IE students from different schools… Continue reading Cornwall School Shuts Down For Week Because of Covid-19 Outbreak
SEPTEMBER 12, 2021 – It didn’t take long. St. Lawrence Secondary in Cornwall just announced a case of Covid from a student. It didn’t state whether the case came to the school or was transmitted in the school. LINK Several other schools have been suggested on social media to also have cases including; L’Heritage, Viscount… Continue reading Cornwall Area #antivaxxers Light Up School Covid-19 Cases in First Week Back. By Jamie Gilcig
AUGUST 15, 2021 – When I started CFN back in February of 2009 I never, ever, expected to see it evolve the way it did. I expected to build a small, local newspaper which focused on our community in a refreshing Gonzo way. I had been taught that journalism was telling the truth. How you… Continue reading Cornwall Ontario to Lose Another Newspaper by October 31, 2021 – By Jamie Gilcig