Where do I find the most current information about the Renfrew County vaccination rollout?
For up-to-date information about COVID-19 vaccination clinics, please visit the Renfrew County and District Health Unit website.
What is my next step if I think I may have COVID-19?
Complete the Government of Ontario’s online COVID-19 self-assessment tool. If testing is recommended, access Renfrew County Virtual Triage and Assessment Centre’s online booking system here or call the 24/7 phone line at 1-844-727-6404 .
What is the Renfrew County Virtual Triage and Assessment Centre?
The Renfrew County Virtual Triage and Assessment Centre (VTAC) is a pandemic healthcare service that helps to reduce the demand on Emergency Departments and provide residents, who do not have a family physician or cannot access their family physician, with the appropriate level of care when they have any health concern (including concerns related to COVID-19).
VTAC also delivers COVID-19 testing in the community (i.e. drive-thru testing clinics).
Who can access it?
How can I access VTAC?
Where can I learn more?
Which ARH programs, clinics etc. are currently closed due to COVID-19?
Clinical services and community programs are currently open with safety measures in place.
Can I visit my loved one in the Hospital ?
Effective May 18, 2022:
Is there a mandatory vaccination policy for Hospital visitors and essential caregivers?
As part of our ongoing efforts to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 and ensure the safety of our patients, Arnprior Regional Health, along with other hospitals in the Champlain region, has implemented a mandatory vaccination policy for our Hospital visitors and essential caregivers effective October 15, 2021.
Under the new policy, all Hospital visitors and essential caregivers will need to be fully vaccinated (at least 14 days since the second dose) in order to enter the Hospital, unless they qualify under one of the following exceptions:
In alignment with the new Ontario vaccination passport system, visitors and essential caregivers will be required to show proof of vaccination along with photo identification.
Download your vaccination receipt here.
Can I visit my loved one at the Grove?
The Ministry of Long-Term Care has begun to gradually ease the temporary enhanced measures in response to the Omicron variant. Below is an outline of the current visitor and essential caregiver access.
Effective March 14, 2022:
Effective March 14, 2022:
If I’m coming to the Hospital or Grove, do I need a mask?
Yes. All individuals coming to the Hospital or the Grove will be provided with a medical procedure mask that they will need to wear during their visit.
Is ARH actively screening at entrances?
At both the Hospital and the Grove, we are actively screening everyone (including staff) upon arrival at each open entrance in order to best protect our patients, residents, clients and staff.
What are my next steps if I failed active screening?
You must self-isolate and if you meet the current eligibility criteria, please book a PCR test.
How has parking at the hospital been impacted?