To minimize the spread of COVID-19, many municipalities have mandated the use of masks in indoor facilities. In St. Catharines, the mandatory mask bylaw came into effect on July 17, 2020¹ with the rest of the Niagara Region following on July 31, 2020².  Studies suggest that masks are effective in reducing the spread of COVID-19; […]

In these times of self isolation its important to understand that long before Covid-19 many people with untreated hearing loss suffered the affects of social isolation. Something much more long term and involuntary.   It has been associated with a myriad of mental and health difficulties such as Depression, Heart Disease, Dementia and Alzheimers to name […]