Coronavirus Information for Patients and Families
What is COVID-19?
This is a flu-like illness. Symptoms include:
- Difficulties breathing
Do I have Covis-19, a Cold, or the Flu?
What measures are in place at Louise Marshall Hospital and Palmerston and District Hospital that will affect me?
What do I need to know before coming to the Emergency Department?
It is important to immediately let the hospital staff know about any international travel in the past 14 days, whether you have been in contact with an ill person who recently travelled internationally or been in contact with a person with a known case of novel coronavirus.
*Please note the visitor restrictions above.
We have received tremendous support from our communities in the form of donations. There are generous offers however at this time, for the safety of staff, physicians, and patients we cannot:
- accept any food donations
- offer or host communal meals within the hospital- such as pizza, sandwich platters, pasta trays, etc.
Please visit Ontario.ca/coronavirus for the latest information.
We recognize that these temporary measures can be an inconvenience and we appreciate your patience and cooperation as we work together to protect our patients, families and staff. Thank you for helping to keep our community healthy.