A list of media releases issued by KDH follows.

KDH receives Green Health Care Awards as Top Performer in Leadership, Pollution Prevention, and Waste 

November 30, 2022

Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care honours one of Canada’s greenest health care organisations  (KEMPTVILLE, ONTARIO) NOVEMBER 30, 2022 – In recognition of its commitment to environmental stewardship and greening its internal health care practices, Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) has won three Green Health Care Awards as top performer in the categories of Leadership, Pollution Prevention, and […]

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North Grenville COVID-19 Assessment Centre increasing hours to help manage challenging viral season

November 10, 2022

KEMPTVILLE, ONTARIO, NOVEMBER 10, 2022 – The early arrival of the flu, a resurgence in respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, and the continued spread of COVID-19 have created a challenging ‘viral season’. In an effort to help manage this challenge, The North Grenville Covid-19 Assessment Centre (NGCAC) has expanded its hours to Monday through Friday […]

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‘Epic’ countdown has begun at three Eastern Ontario hospitals

October 31, 2022

OCTOBER 31, 2022 – Excitement is building as Deep River & District Hospital (DRDH), Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) and Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) conduct final preparations for the November 5, 2022 launch of the Epic health information system at each hospital. The three hospitals are asking the public for patience during the transition to […]

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‘Epic’ health information system at three Eastern Ontario hospitals ready to launch on November 5th

September 27, 2022

SEPTEMBER 27, 2022 – On November 5th, the new Epic health information system will be launched at Deep River & District Hospital (DRDH), Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) and Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH). Training is now underway as staff and physicians prepare for a new way of caring for our patients. “November 5th is just […]

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KDH Emergency Department to reopen as planned after six-night closure

September 6, 2022

KEMPTVILLE, ONTARIO, SEPTEMBER 6, 2022 –  The Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) Emergency Department will resume 24-hour operations on Tuesday, September 6, 2022 as planned. The hospital had announced on Wednesday, August 31, 2022 that its Emergency Department would be closed from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. for six nights as a result of a staffing […]

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KDH announces temporary partial closure of its Emergency Department

August 31, 2022

KEMPTVILLE, ONTARIO, AUGUST 31, 2022 –  The Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) Administration has made the very difficult decision to put in place a temporary partial closure of its Emergency Department (ED) due to ongoing staffing shortages. The KDH Emergency Department will be closing nightly from 7PM to 7AM from August 31, 2022 to September 5, […]

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KDH experiencing Emergency Department capacity pressures

July 30, 2022

FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2022 – Kemptville District Hospital (KDH), like many hospitals across Ontario, is currently experiencing high patient volumes in our Emergency Department combined with staffing shortages. If you are able to seek medical attention for a mild ailment (non-urgent) at a walk-in clinic or book an appointment with your primary care provider, we […]

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KDH Auxiliary recruiting student volunteers

July 28, 2022

KEMPTVILLE, ONTARIO, JULY 28, 2022 – As it rebuilds its volunteer program after a two-year Covid-driven hiatus, the Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) Auxiliary has put out a call for student volunteers. “Volunteering at a hospital is a great way for high school students to get in the volunteer hours they need to graduate,” said Connie […]

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KDH Board of Directors Welcomes Five New Members

July 18, 2022

KEMPTVILLE, ONTARIO, MONDAY, JULY 18, 2022 – The Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) Board of Directors has welcomed five new members, elected at its 62nd Annual General Meeting on June 23, 2022. “I am pleased to welcome Ginette Bebeung, Erin Bonokoski, Jeff Panciuk, Dr. Yves Pelletier, and Helen Zipes to the Board of Directors and look forward […]

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To better serve patients, three Eastern Ontario hospitals are implementing ‘Epic’ new health information system

July 12, 2022

Deep River & District Hospital (DRDH), Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) and Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) will be going live with the Epic health information system in November 2022, ushering in tremendous benefits for patients and their care providers. Epic is a powerful digital health information system that uses the latest technology to securely store, […]

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