For more information on Labrador-Grenfell Health’s COVID-19 Vaccine Program, please visit
www.lghealth.ca/vaccine. 

For more information about self-isolation, testing, and notifying your close contacts, please visit the
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador’s website.

* Effective August 24, 2020 masks are required at all Labrador-Grenfell Health facilities. Non-surgical masks are provided at the designated entrances and must be worn during the duration of a stay for patients, visitors and staff.

Effective January 4, 2022, Newfound and Labrador is currently in Alert Level 4.

For complete guidelines to the public health alert level system, please click here.

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

COVID-19 Screening
Following provincial government and public health guidelines, anyone entering a Labrador-Grenfell Health facility will be screened for COVID-19 through a series of questions. Contact information will also be collected for contract tracing purposes.

For individuals presenting for an appointment or routine service:

  • If you have any one or more symptom(s) of COVID-19, please do not enter a health care facility.
    • Please stay home.
    • Call ahead to cancel/reschedule your appointment.
    • Complete an online assessment or call 8-1-1.

For individuals presenting to an Emergency Department:

  • If you do not have a medical emergency and have any one or more symptom(s) of COVID-19, please do not enter a health care facility.

For all individuals presenting at a Labrador-Grenfell Health facility:

  • All individuals will be screened for COVID-19.
  • Please wash/ sanitize your hands thoroughly before entering and leaving the facility.
  • Apply a mask at point of entry into the facility and wear this mask for the duration of visit.
  • Comply with any other instructions from staff.

For up to date information on COVID-19 restrictions at Labrador-Grenfell Health facilities, please visit https://www.lghealth.ca/covid-19.

Effective December 23, 2021, the following designated entryways will be accessible to the public for services:

 

Entryway Before 9 p.m.

Entryway After 9 p.m.

Labrador West Health Centre

  • Main entrance & Emergency Department entrance
  • Emergency Department entrance

Labrador Health Centre

  • Main entrance & Emergency Department entrance
  • Emergency Department entrance

Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital

  • Main entrance & Emergency Department entrance
  • Emergency Patients to Emergency Department
  • Visiting Patients, Main entrance

Additionally, we ask that anyone visiting a Labrador-Grenfell Health facility:

  • Wash or sanitize your hands thoroughly before entering and leaving the facility.
  • Apply a mask at point of entry into the facility and wear this mask for the duration of visit.
  • If you are unwell, please do not visit a patient/resident until at least 48 hours after your last symptoms. Call 8-1-1 to arrange COVID-19 testing.
  • Comply with any other instructions from staff.

Effective January 28, 2022, each patient or resident at hospitals, long term care homes, health centres and personal care homes may now have one support person.

  • The support person should remain consistent as much as possible, but may be changed every 14 days.
  • Pediatric in-patients are permitted to have both parents/guardians as support persons, and one of these individuals may be present at a time.
  • For direction on palliative care and end-of-life visitation, please discuss visitation with the care team. 
  • All visitors will be screened at entry and are required to wear a mask for the duration of their visit.
  • Individuals who go to emergency departments or attend appointments may have a support person if required. One parent can accompany children in the emergency department or for other appointments.
  • Visitation by the support person may be limited in areas of outbreak. Families will be contacted in the event visitation is restricted.

For more information on visitation guidelines, please visit https://www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19/life-during-covid-19/health-facilities/overall-guidance/.  

  • Labrador-Grenfell Health cafeterias are currently not open to the public.

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 any COVID-19 symptoms, please use the 811 Health Line online self-assessment by clicking the icon above or call 811.