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New visiting restrictions and entrance screening at MUHC hospitals – Starting Monday, March 16 at 6 a.m.

As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation continues to evolve, the McGill University Health Centre is taking additional precautions to prevent transmission of the virus in its facilities by temporarily suspending all visits to patients in hospitals and Camille-Lefebvre Pavilion (CHSLD). As of Monday, March 16 at 6 a.m.:

Adult hospitals

  • No visitors will be permitted.
  • Patients coming for a visit to a clinic, a test or a treatment, and pregnant women:
    • One (1) caregiver can accompany a patient
 

Lachine Hospital and Camille-Lefebvre Pavilion

  • No visitors will be permitted
  • Patients coming for a visit to a clinic, a test or a treatment:
    • One (1) caregiver can accompany a patient

Montreal Children's Hospital:

  • Two parents or one caregiver will be permitted to visit a child.
  • Children coming for a visit to a clinic, a test or a treatment
    • One (1) parents or one (1) caregiver can accompany a child

Patients coming to the hospital for an appointment, a test or a treatment will be greeted at the door by a triage team.

The following questions will be asked:

  • In the last 7 days, have you had a new onset of one or more of the following symptoms: fever, cough, sore throat, diarrhea, difficulty breathing or shortness of breath, nasal congestion + runny nose, vomiting (children)?
  • In the last 14 days, did you have contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19?

If you answer yes to one of the two questions you will be given a mask and can proceed to your appointment.

These measures have been put in place for the safety and health of all.

Thank you for your cooperation.