Ross Memorial Hospital - Kawartha Lakes
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Admitted patients with COVID-19: 3

*Current as of May 30,  2023. Updated by noon, Monday - Friday*

Local COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

For information about the COVID-19 Vaccine, please visit the provincial website

Enhanced Measures in Place at RMH

All contractors and outside vendors must adhere to Ross Memorial Hospital’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. This includes submitting a COVID-19 Attestation Form and following the hospital's guidelines

Limiting entrances to hospital

Note - Admitting (south) and Administrative (west) entrances are reserved for COVID-19 Assessment only. 

Visiting Restrictions and Protocols – February 28, 2023

RMH strongly encourages eligible community members to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to help ensure the safest possible environment for everyone.

Subject to change without notice. Some exceptions apply. 

A Mandatory Masking Directive is in place. The hospital will provide masks upon entry. If a medical condition prevents someone from wearing a mask, please arrange an alternative with our care team. Learn more. 

RMH’s visitation restrictions/protocols are as follows:

Visiting Hours

Inpatient units: Seven days a week, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m

Visitor Information/Screening Information

Visitors must enter through the main entrance. Visitors will be denied entry if:

*COVID-19 positive/suspected patients will not be permitted visitors, except in some extenuating circumstances. Please discuss with your health-care team.*

We continue to offer Virtual Visits (video calls) to support patients and loved ones staying connected. Learn more.

Visiting Protocols

Visitors must pass COVID-19 and Influenza symptom screening upon entry, sanitize their hands, and wear a medical-grade mask provided by the hospital. Visitors are not to eat or drink while inside RMH, including in patient rooms.



Visitors will be permitted based on patient needs and unit activity.

Surgical Outpatient and Procedural Patients who require sedation

Care Packages for Patients

It's hard being away from your loved one in hospital. You can send them a care package to let them know you're thinking of them. Please label your package (patient's name and room #) and drop it off at the main entrance from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please limit your care package to essential items only: