Ross Memorial Hospital - Kawartha Lakes
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Facility-Wide COVID-19 Outbreak, Stronger Visitor Restrictions Enacted

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October 19, 2022

(Lindsay, ON) – Ross Memorial Hospital was declared in a facility-wide COVID-19 outbreak today by the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District (HKPR) Health Unit.

Further visiting restrictions have been put in place to prevent transmission of the virus and to protect staff and patients.

In addition to passing COVID-19 symptom screening, visitors will only be allowed into the hospital to see patients in the following scenarios:

Individuals who require emergency medical care should still be accessing our hospital’s Emergency Department.  

Patients with less urgent conditions are implored to consider alternate options for care such as their primary health care provider, pharmacist, after-hours clinic, virtual care, or calling Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000. After-hours clinics can often treat non-urgent and minor illnesses and ailments, such as earaches, sore throats or prescription refills.

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Ryan Young

Communications and Public Affairs Officer

Ross Memorial Hospital

M: 705-328-4548