A list of media releases issued by KDH follows.

KDH volunteers return with the Grand Reopening of their Gift Shop and Coffee Bar

May 12, 2022

KDH Volunteers returned to the Hospital this week after a two-year COVID-driven absence with the triumphant Grand Reopening of the KDH Auxiliary’s Gift Shop and Coffee Bar. “We are thrilled to be back!” enthused KDH Auxiliary President, Linda Carnegie. “We have very much missed all the different ways we interact face to face with staff […]

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KDH Historical Display at The History Hub in downtown Kemptville will mark Nursing Week

May 6, 2022

Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is delighted to announce that its Communications team is mounting a ‘mini’ historical display celebrating National Nursing Week, May 9-15, 2022, in downtown Kemptville! The display will be in the front window of the brand new ‘History Hub’ at 148B Prescott Street (next to Bubba and Bugs Coffee Bar). The History […]

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In honour of Nursing Week: Four KDH Nurses who “Answered the Call”

The theme for National Nursing Week 2022, May 9-15, is, “We Answer the Call”. It offered an excellent opportunity to ask Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) nurses, ‘Why did YOU become a nurse?’ We were delighted and grateful to hear from four nurses who generously shared their unique stories. Fallon Gluck, RN, Manager of Nursing Services.  […]

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KDH and surrounding hospitals experiencing increased pressures on EDs and ambulance offload processes

May 4, 2022

Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) and surrounding hospitals are experiencing increased pressures on both Emergency Departments (EDs) and ambulance offload processes. This is primarily due to COVID-19 outbreaks, combined with staffing shortages related to COVID-19 illness or exposure. Hospitals are adapting to these pressures to ensure that patients receive the care they need. If you need […]

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KDH receives official designation as a CT Site

April 27, 2022

APRIL 27, 2022 –  Kemptville District Hospital (KDH)’s initiative to add CT scanning capability to its services took a huge leap forward today with the announcement that the Ontario government has officially designated KDH as a CT Site. “Currently our patients requiring CT have to be transported to Ottawa or Winchester, causing delays in getting […]

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KDH celebrates its Volunteers During National Volunteer Week 2022

April 23, 2022

APRIL 23, 2022 –  During National Volunteer Appreciation Week, April 24-30, 2022, Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) celebrates and thanks its many dedicated volunteers: the members of the KDH Auxiliary, the KDH Patient and Family Advisory Committee, the KDH Foundation Board of Directors, KDH Board of Directors, and community physicians who volunteer on various medical committees. […]

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KDH Board seeking new Directors

March 7, 2022

MARCH 7, 2022 – The Board of Directors of Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is currently seeking candidates to fill the position of Director. Made up of dedicated volunteers, the KDH Board of Directors is responsible for overseeing the operations of the Hospital and guiding its future in the health system. The Board determines the Hospital’s […]

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KDH names Brittany Rivard as its new CFO and VP Operations

February 2, 2022

FEBRUARY 2, 2022 – Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is pleased to announce the appointment of Brittany Rivard, CPA, CA as its new Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Operations, effective February 16, 2022. Rivard is an accomplished operations leader who brings to KDH 12 years of progressive experience in a number of industries, with […]

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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 17, 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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