* 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 February 8, 2022, Newfoundland and Labrador is no longer using the “Alert Level System” regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

Current Restrictions

Following Provincial changes to COVID-19 guidelines, Labrador-Grenfell Health has removed COVID-19 visitor screening tables at all facility entrances.

To help keep patients, residents, and staff safe and healthy, visitors with COVID-19 symptoms (or any flu or cold symptoms) are asked not to visit patients or residents in care facilities. If you have symptoms like fever, new or worsening cough, sore throat, acute loss of sense of smell or taste, new onset of muscle aches, or other symptoms (gov.nl.ca/covid-19) please delay your visit and call 8-1-1.

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.

To view current guidance for visiting health care settings and current restrictions at LGH facilities/units, please click here.  

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.
  • Labrador-Grenfell Health cafeterias are currently not open to the public.
  • Volunteers are welcome in Acute Care and Long-Term Care settings. Volunteers must be fully vaccinated and follow all public health guidelines while in healthcare facility.

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.