A list of media releases issued by KDH follows.

North Grenville COVID-19 Assessment Centre transitioning to DIY Collection Centre

December 22, 2021

DECEMBER 22, 2021 – Effective December 23, 2021, the North Grenville COVID-19 Assessment Centre (NGCAC) is transitioning from a testing centre to a DIY (‘Do It Yourself’) Collection Centre. Patients requiring testing will still need to make an appointment. On arrival at the NGCAC, they will be screened by a physician to ensure they meet […]

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An open letter to the community from your healthcare workers

December 20, 2021

December 17, 2021 Dear friends and neighbours across Lanark, Leeds and Grenville, Our communities are facing a very concerning increase of COVID-19 cases. The Omicron variant is here, and it is increasing the pressures on our already fragile health system. Every person carrying the Omicron variant is infecting more than four other people. By comparison, […]

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KDH names Jennifer Ellis as its new VP Nursing/Clinical Services & Chief Nursing Executive

December 6, 2021

KEMPTVILLE, ONTARIO, MONDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2021 – Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Ellis, RN, PhD, as its new Vice President of Nursing/Clinical Services and Chief Nursing Executive (CNE), effective January 4, 2022. Ellis brings to KDH 16 years of progressive leadership experience in the healthcare sector. Her areas […]

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KDH reopens Emergency Department in collaboration with local hospital partners

October 22, 2021

Friday, October 22, 2021 | Updated Saturday, October 23, 2021 Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is pleased to announce that its Emergency Department has reopened. Although IT issues remain and the hospital continues to operate under a “Code Grey”, collaboration with local hospital partners has enabled the resumption of Emergency Department services. For local residents, it […]

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KDH working to restore systems following cybersecurity incident

October 21, 2021

Update November 25, 2021: Mammography and Bone Mineral Density patients, please be advised that pre-booked appointments are not able to proceed at this time due to residual effects of the cyber incident. Our Bookings Department will call you to reschedule. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2021 Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is working to restore its systems and […]

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KDH temporarily closes Emergency Department due to I.T. disruption

October 20, 2021

October 20, 2021 Due to an I.T. disruption at the hospital that began early this morning, the Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) Emergency Department will be temporarily closing at 7am tomorrow (October 21, 2021). Anyone requiring immediate medical attention should call 911 and paramedics will transport them to the nearest emergency department for care. The decision […]

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KDH is currently experiencing an I.T. disruption

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 KDH is currently experiencing an IT disruption. We are diligently working to get all systems back online. In the meantime – outpatient x-rays and ultrasounds scheduled for tomorrow (October 21, 2021) will be cancelled – you will be called if this affects you; registration of patients in the ER, Clinics and […]

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KDH introduces mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for visitors

October 15, 2021

Effective October 18, 2021, Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) will implement a new policy that makes it mandatory for all visitors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The policy is intended to maximize the safety of KDH patients and staff and is consistent with the hospital’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for staff and aligned with the provincial implementation […]

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Electric vehicle charging stations installed at KDH courtesy of Tesla Canada

September 22, 2021

KEMPTVILLE, ONTARIO, SEPTEMBER 22, 2021 – Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is pleased to announce that its upper parking lot has recently been equipped with three electric car charging stations thanks to Tesla. The charging stations (connectors) – two made for Tesla vehicles and a third that is for all EV brands (J1772) – are available […]

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New Ontario Health Team Approved

September 17, 2021

September 17, 2021 – A collaboration of over 60 health system partners from the Arnprior, North Grenville, Carleton Place, Almonte and West Ottawa regions reached an important milestone today in their application to become an Ontario Health Team (OHT), with the Ministry of Health officially approving their application. OHTs, being formed across the province, are […]

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