Mother’s Day

Gifts will be accepted for patients and residents at Labrador- Grenfell Health facilities in celebration of Mother’s Day.

Please read guidelines for gifts here. 

  • We are requesting that everyone call ahead before visiting our facilities, including the Emergency Department, Laboratory and Diagnostic Imaging. Our staff will provide direction for when you visit.
  • Critically ill patients may be directed to use the Emergency Department entrance as opposed to the main designated entrance.
  • We are encouraging all persons presenting at our health facilities to come alone to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Effective June 1, 2020, anyone seeking emergency services within Labrador-Grenfell Health hospitals must use Emergency Department entrances. When possible, we encourage the public to call ahead and staff will provide COVID-19 screening before presenting to the site.  

Those presenting to a site as a visitor or for non-emergent services please continue to use the designated entrance below.


Entryway for emergent patients

Entryway for non-emergent patients and visitors

Labrador West Health Centre

  • Emergency Department entrance
  • Emergency Department entrance

Labrador Health Centre

  • Emergency Department entrance
  • Main entrance

Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital

  • Emergency Department entrance
  • Main entrance (Rotunda)

Labrador-Grenfell Health continues to provide screening at these entryways between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.  Please respect social distancing measures, answer questions and follow instructions provided.

  • Only urgent/ emergent surgeries will take place.
  • All elective surgeries are being re-booked.

Labrador-Grenfell Health will contact affected individuals about their surgery.

  • Blood collections services by appointment only. More information available here.
  • Alternative methods for delivering care such as telephone consults or virtual care has been implemented in lieu of in-person consultations when appropriate.

More information on services continuing is available here

  • Finance offices closed to the public. More information available here.
  • Health Records offices are closed to the public. More information available here.

Cafeterias are closed to the public. More information available here.

  • We ask that you not bring outside food or drink into our health facilities, including dropping items off for patients, resident and staff.
  • Only clean clothes will be accepted for residents in long-term care or for admitted patients.

No toiletries or other items accepted for patients. Labrador-Grenfell Health is temporarily providing these.

  • No visitors permitted in long-term care homes.
  • No persons are permitted to wait in our facilities. If you are bringing someone to an appointment, i.e. Emergency Department, dialysis, Outpatient Departments, please drop them off and return to pick them up.
  • Only those seeking health services are permitted within health facilities except for designated visitors as outlined below. This includes individuals accompanying clients or patients seeking services.
    • *Only designated visitors for palliative care patients.
    • *One designated support person for labour and delivery patients.
    • *One designated visitor for admitted children.
    • *One designated visitor for patients who require interpretations services.

* To learn more about these restrictions, please contact the department in your area.

**We ask that you make arrangements for childcare if you have an appointment to minimize the potential spread of COVID-19.

Volunteering is temporarily suspended.

University and college student placements will continue.

The use of healthcare facilities for community groups is suspended.

Thank you for your patience and cooperation during this time.   

GovNL COVID-19 website

To ensure you are receiving accurate and up to date information about the COVID-19 pandemic in Newfoundland and Labrdor, please click the icon above to visit the GovNL website.

COVID-19 Self-Assessment

If you are feeling unwell or are experiencing symptoms of fever, cough or difficulty breathing, please use the 811 Health Line online self-assessment by clicking the icon above or call 811.