For the latest information on the COVID-19 virus:Please visit the Renfrew County and District Health Unit website. www.rcdhu.com

Infection Prevention and Control Tips For Visiting All Health Care Settings

How are we keeping you safe?The safety of our patients, staff and visitors is a top priority for Pembroke Regional Hospital.  

All areas of the hospital are thoroughly cleaned frequently by our staff. Hand sanitizer dispensers are available throughout the hospital.  

Passive Screening 

Please note that our hospital has now transitioned from active to passive screening at all entrances.

This means that:

Visitors are no longer required to show proof of vaccination upon entry.Patients who feel unwell are asked to ensure that the health care provider at their appointment is aware of their symptoms. Visitors are directed to return home if they feel unwell or have symptoms of any illness that may be contagious.

Masking at PRH Effective September 18th, 2023, masking is mandatory:

In all patient care areas and waiting rooms 
In all other areas of the hospital, masking is recommended, but is not required and masks will remain easily accessible at all hospital entrances and at the entrances to all clinical units.

To assist patients and visitors on site, signage will clearly indicate where masking is mandatory.

As a reminder, everyone is asked to stay home if they are experiencing symptoms of illness, unless they need to receive care.

COVID-19 Outbreak Notifications 

Please note that effective December 4, 2023, there is a COVID-19 outbreak on our Rehabilitation unit.

Please note that effective November 23rd, 2023, there is a COVID-19 outbreak on our 3rd floor Medical unit.     

Creating a safe environment for patients and health care workers during a COVID-19 outbreak is necessary.

Please review the following visitor requirements.  

Clean your hands upon arrival to the unit and frequently during your visit. Medical Grade masks are required at all times on the outbreak unit. Visitors are not permitted to have food or drink while visiting the outbreak unit.Other personal protective equipment (such as gown, gloves and eye protection) may be required. Please follow the posted signage at the entrance to the patient's room or speak with a staff member if you are unsure. If you are ill, or feel sick, please delay your visit. 
If you have any questions, please speak with a member of the care team. Thank you!   

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