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Visitor restrictions implemented at Central Health facilities

December 19 , 2021

Effective 12:00 am (Midnight) Monday, December 20, Central Health will implement visitor restrictions at all Central Health facilities. Visitor restrictions differ at outbreak (Alert Level 3) and non-outbreak sites.

Sites where an outbreak is present or in an Alert Level 3 area Visitor restrictions of one designated visitor per patient/resident will be in place at:

  • Lakeside Homes – Gander

  • James Paton Memorial Regional Health Centre – Gander

  • Carmelite House – Grand Falls-Windsor

  • Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre – Grand Falls-Windsor

  • Hope Valley Youth Treatment Centre – Grand Falls-Windsor

  • Notre Dame Bay Memorial Health Centre – Twillingate

A designated visitor can be a loved one, friend, paid caregiver, or other person of the patient/resident’s choosing. Once identified, the designated visitor should remain constant for the duration of the visiting restrictions at health care facilities and residential care homes.

All other sites

Visitor restrictions of two designated visitors per patient/resident will be in place at all other sites (Alert Level 2).

Visitor screening is still in place. If you are a designated visitor, please check with your loved ones healthcare facility for visitation schedules.

Palliative care visitations will be determined in collaboration with the family and care team.

Emergency department services and scheduled outpatient appointments are not affected.

Individuals requiring information about their loved ones should phone the appropriate nursing unit.

Central Health would like to thank the public for their understanding and co-operation at this time.


Media contact:

Gayle St. Croix Director

Communications and Government Relations



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