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Important information on COVID-19


Outbreak Information

  • COVID-19 outbreak on level 5 of the South Tower, RLHC (declared June 7).

Reminder: Units on COVID-19 or Respiratory Outbreak have 1 Designated Care Partner/Visitor permitted with an alternate. Please read our pamphlet on what to expect when visiting a unit on Outbreak.

If you have a fever or cough or have been instructed to quarantine by public health officials or in accordance with federal travel guidelines, please do not visit Health Sciences North. Please call the clinic you have an appointment with to reschedule or make alternative arrangements.

Patients and visitors must continue to wear a mask at all times in high-risk areas including:

  • Emergency Department
  • Shirley and Jim Fielding Northeast Cancer Cente
  • Oncology (4 North Tower)
  • Intensive Care Unit (ICU, 3 Centre Tower)
  • Nephrology Unit (9 North Tower)
  • Neo-Natal Intensive Care Unit (NICU, 3 Centre Tower)
  • Cardiovascular Thoracic (3 Centre Tower)
  • Cardiac Medical Unit (CMU, 5 North Tower)

To learn more about patient and visitor masking, go to our Visitor Information page.

 

All Health Sciences North Mental Health and Addiction services remain open to the public and new referrals are being accepted. Many programs are meeting with patients through virtual or telephone appointments to maintain social distancing an alternative to in-person service. Please be assured that if you need mental health and/or addictions services, HSN provides crisis services in the Sudbury, Manitoulin and East Algoma Districts 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

For phone numbers please visit the Mental Health and Addictions program 

For additional information and a complete listing of mental health and addiction services available in your area, please visit ConnexOntario  or call 1-866-531-2600

 

Will my appointments at HSN be cancelled?
At this time, all of our emergency, acute and urgent care services continue.

Unless you have been contacted by the hospital, assume your appointment will proceed as expected.

 

What can I expect when I come to the hospital?

Please note the following important reminders for patients, Designated Care Partners and visitors when you arrive at the main entrance of the Ramsey Lake Health Centre:

  • Please review signs and symptoms of COVID-19 as identified on signage upon entering the building.
  • Masks must continue to be worn at all times in high-risk areas including:
    • Emergency Department
    • Shirley and Jim Fielding Northeast Cancer Cente
    • Oncology (4 North Tower)
    • Intensive Care Unit (ICU, 3 Centre Tower)
    • Nephrology Unit (9 North Tower)
    • Neo-Natal Intensive Care Unit (NICU, 3 Centre Tower)
    • Cardiovascular Thoracic (3 Centre Tower)
    • Cardiac Medical Unit (CMU, 5 North Tower)
    To learn more about patient and visitor masking, go to our Visitor Information page.
  • Eating or drinking is NOT permitted in patient rooms and only allowed in designated areas of the hospital (example: cafeteria).
  • Wash your hands when entering the building, frequently during your stay, and when leaving.
  • To visit a patient, you will be required to sign a visitor’s expectation sheet upon entering the unit confirming you understand these expectations.

* Please note that there may be specific unit or department level restrictions to hours and duration of visits, as each unit or department is unique with its physical layout and patient population. Adequate space for physical distancing and other safety practices are taken into consideration.

Where can I go to get more information on COVID-19? I want to protect myself and my loved ones from getting COVID-19?

Visit the Public Health Sudbury & Districts for the most up-to-date health information, including how to prevent spread, how to monitor your health, and what to do if you think you are sick.

For additional information, call Public Health at 705-522-9200 and press 1 (toll-free 1-866-522-9200). 

We encourage all our patients and community members to visit the PHSD site regularly for the most up to date information on COVID-19 in our area.

 

 
Contact Us
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Health Sciences North
Ramsey Lake Health Centre
41 Ramsey Lake Road
Sudbury, Ontario, P3E 5J1

Phone: 705-523-7100