Fort Frances – COVID-19 Update – The City of Fort Frances in a media statement report, “In light of the recent lockdown announcement from the Province and a surge of new COVID-19 cases in the district, Riverside has updated the Acute In-Patient Care Visitation policy and procedure. These temporary changes are effectively immediately”.
New In-Patient Acute Care Visitor Restrictions – LaVerendrye General Hospital
Labouring patients may have one (1) designated support person with them.
Pediatric patients may have one (1) designated support person from the same household.
Critically ill patients may have one (1) designated support person/visitor from the same household.
Palliative patients can have two (2) designated visitors; only one (1) allowed to visit at a time.
Alternate Level of Care (ALC) patients can have one (1) designated care partner.
We remind visitors that we have technology in place to have conversations via video chat applications. For Laverendrye General Hospital 1st Floor In-patient Unit call 807-274-3261 ext. 4693 and ext. 4565 to reach the 2nd Floor In-patient Unit to schedule use of this technology.