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Peel Region hospitals in need of additional doctors for ‘temporary pandemic support’

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MISSISSAUGA — A network of hospitals in Peel Region is looking to temporarily hire doctors for “pandemic support.”

Trillium Health Partners has three hospitals in its network.

A news release issued on Tuesday says they are looking for general internists to support the network’s “temporary pandemic needs across our sites.”

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Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga Hospital and Queensway Health Centre serve more than a million residents in Peel Region and Toronto’s west end.

There are currently six COVID-19 outbreaks at Trillium Health sites: four at Credit Valley Hospital, one at Queensway Health Centre and another at the Reactivation Care Centre.

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Ontario reported 502 new cases of the novel coronavirus in Peel Region today.

Peel has been in the grey lockdown level of Ontario’s reopening framework for more than a month.

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