KEMPTVILLE, ONTARIO, JUNE 9, 2022 – Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is maintaining its masking mandate beyond the expiration of the provincial masking requirement on June 11, 2022.
“As a hospital, we have a duty to care for and protect our patients, staff, and communities,” said Chief of Staff, Dr. Colin Sentongo. “Masking requirements will remain in effect at KDH for the safety of all patients and staff.”
This is in response to Ontario Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Kieran Moore’s statement on June 8, 2022 that most of the province’s remaining masking requirements, including on public transit and in hospitals, will expire on June 11, 2022.
The masking requirement will remain in force at KDH for all staff, patients and visitors until further notice.
ABOUT KEMPTVILLE DISTRICT HOSPITAL
Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is a 40-bed acute care hospital located in the rapidly growing Eastern Ontario municipality of North Grenville, 40 minutes south of Ottawa. We provide 24-hour emergency care, inpatient care, advanced orthopaedic surgery (as a satellite of The Ottawa Hospital), Convalescent Care, Interim Long-Term Care, Day Surgery, Diagnostic Imaging, an ever-growing list of outpatient clinics, and education and wellness programming including Diabetes Education and Support. Committed to advancing our mission of Building Healthier Communities, we are an integrated health services organization with deep partnerships in our community and region. With our partners in the Ottawa West Four Rivers Ontario Health Team, we are collaborating on a new model of health care delivery that puts patients, families and caregivers at the centre of the health care system.
For further information contact:
Jenny Read, Communications Officer
Kemptville District Hospital
O: 613.258.6133 x 223 | C: 613.914.0195