Labrador-Grenfell Health implements COVID-19 restrictions

Public Notice – December 23, 2021

Labrador-Grenfell Health is advising the public that effective December 23, 2021, visitor and entrance restrictions have been implemented within all Labrador-Grenfell Health facilities until further notice.

At this time, visitation is limited to one support person and two designated visitors for each patient or resident. These precautions are in place to protect those who are most vulnerable.

All visitors will still be required to adhere to the following precautions:

  • To assist in maintaining physical distancing, visitation is limited to two designated visitors and one support person per patient/resident. The designated visitors and support person should remain consistent, however, may be updated every 14 days.
  • Only two visitors may visit at the same time.
  • All visitors will be screened for COVID-19 at entry.
  • All visitors to long-term care must show proof of vaccination before visiting.
  • The support person/designated visitor(s) are asked not to visit any other patient/resident or staff and proceed directly to the patient/resident’s room or designated space for the visit.
  • Visitation for palliative care, maternal/newborn, and ICU will be determined in collaboration with families.

Labrador-Grenfell Health will be in contact with families to determine who the designated visitors/support person will be for each patient and resident. A support person is an individual who is vital to the patient/resident’s physical care and mental well-being.

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.

For updates pertaining to Labrador-Grenfell Health’s ongoing services and restrictions, please visit our Twitter page or

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

Thank you for your patience and cooperation in helping prevent the spread of illness.


Media Contact:

Amanda MacNeil

Regional Director of Communications, Labrador-Grenfell Health