Ross Memorial Hospital - Kawartha Lakes
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Obstetrics Unit Closed Sept. 30 through Oct. 16

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September 22, 2023 


(Lindsay, ON) – Ross Memorial Hospital’s Dr. Gargi Bhatia Family Birthing Centre (Obstetrics Unit) will be closed as necessary renovations in the unit take place from September 30 through October 16, 2023. 

The hospital’s Emergency Department will remain open to treat pregnant individuals in need of emergency care. In non-emergency situations, individuals should consider alternate options for care such as their primary health care provider, pharmacist, after-hours clinic, virtual care, or calling Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0007. 

Neighbouring hospitals, local stakeholders and paramedic services have all been notified in advance of the closure.  

If you are pregnant and nearing your due date, consider contacting your primary health care provider or midwife to coordinate alternative care options for the duration of the closure.  

Ross Memorial Hospital recognizes the inconvenience this may cause families and thanks our community for their understanding.  



For more information, contact 

Ryan Young 

Communications and Public Affairs Officer 

Ross Memorial Hospital  

M: 705-328-4548