Visiting and Parking
Please be advised that a COVID-19 outbreak has been declared on the Medical Inpatient Unit. As such, general visition is on hold at this time. Essential Caregivers (ECGs) are limited to 2 per patient on the Medical Inpatient Unit. ECGs are to check in with nursing staff before visiting and are to use appropriate PPE and precautions when visiting, including wearing a procedure mask.
DEEP RIVER AND DISTRICT HOSPITAL:
- Visitors are welcome to visit inpatients during visiting hours.
- Visiting hours are from 10:00 - 11:30 am and 5:30 - 7:30 pm daily.
- Visitors must wear a fresh procedure mask (available at our entrances) and maintain social distancing during their visit.
- Visitors will no longer be required to show proof of vaccination upon entry, but it is hoped that everyone will have received all available doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in order to protect staff and patients.
- At this time, Children under 5 are not recommended in acute care settings due to an inability to be vaccinated.
- Visitors who are feeling unwell or have symptoms are asked to stay home to help keep everyone safe.
FOUR SEASONS LODGE:
- General visitors five years and older who are fully vaccinated (i.e have had at least two COVID-19 vaccine doses) are able to visit residents at Four Seasons Lodge, with up to four visitors visiting at a time. Children under 5 are able to visit, and do not require proof of vaccination.
- All visitors over age of 1 must complete active screening and surveillance Rapid Antigen Testing within 48hrs of their visit.
- The screening desk is now located in the hallway outside of the entrance to the home.
Rules for VisitingVisiting Hours
With the goal of preserving our services and ability to provide exceptional care, the Deep River and District Hospital has implemented paid parking, effective November 1, 2017.
The Hospital uses a ‘Pay-by-Plate’ system, which means individuals enter their license plate number to pay for parking when they arrive at one of two parking kiosks located inside the building. Once their license plate is registered and the fee is paid (by coin or credit card), the individual does not need to return to their car. All registered license plates are maintained by a web application which provides live information for enforcement purposes. Failing to pay for parking may result in being ticketed or being towed at the owner’s expense. The rates for parking are as follows:
- $5 for 24 hours
- $30 for a 30 day pass
- $300 for a 365 day pass
Note: for 30 and 365 day passes, two license plates may be registered