Entrances to hospitals for emergent, urgent and non-urgent visits

Public Notice – May 28, 2020

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. Please note the change for those seeking Emergent care.


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.

If you require an ambulance, please call 911 and ensure you advise of:

  • Travel history
  • If you had contact with someone confirmed with COVID-19
  • If you’re in self-isolation
  • If you have fever, cough or shortness of breath

To help reduce the spread of illness:

  • Wash your hands often.
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes.
  • Avoid touching nose, eyes and mouth.


  • Stay at home if you are sick.
  • Keep a minimal distance of 2 metres between people (social distancing).

Please check our website regularly for updates on Labrador-Grenfell Health services including current restrictions in place at all our facilities. (www.lghealth.ca/covid-19) We would like to thank the public for their ongoing support and cooperation during this difficult time. We must all work together to protect the safety of our communities.

For more information and regular updates on COVID-19, please visit the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador website at the link below.