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Increased visitor restrictions during outbreaks

The Ottawa Hospital can sometimes experience an outbreak on any given unit. All outbreaks at The Ottawa Hospital are monitored and reported on the Ottawa Public Health website, and are not limited to COVID-19.

During these times, an outbreak unit may not permit visits for a period of time. This ensures the safety of patients, staff and essential care partners. Before visiting an outbreak unit at The Ottawa Hospital, please consult with unit staff.

When you arrive at the hospital to visit a unit currently dealing with an outbreak, please know that entrance Screening staff are required to validate your entry with unit staff. Your patience during these enhanced measures is appreciated.


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