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COVID-19 News

Safety Messages (Video's) from Barry's Bay residents

Click here to watch Dr. Joe Cybulski's video

Click here to watch Wilmer Matthews's video

Updates to Visiting Guidelines at SFMH

Following the provincial guidelines in place, SFMH will allow one visitor per patient per day. This guideline is in place to keep our patients and staff safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. We ask that patients/families respect these guidelines that...

Directive for Hospital Visitors April 1, 2021

April 1, 2021 Renfrew County will be moving into the Orange Zone imminently and Ottawa is going into Grey, one step short of a lockdown. As a result, we must increase restrictions to prevent further spread so we can protect our hospitals,...

COVID-19 Vaccination Rollout Expands To Next Priority Groups

March 10, 2021

Exciting news! With confirmation that regular weekly shipments of the COVID-19 vaccine will be coming to Renfrew County and District (RCD), the list of those eligible for vaccination will now be expanded to include the next priority groups as outlined by the province.

No patient cases, no COVID outbreak at SFMH

January 18, 2021

As COVID-19 cases continue to increase across Ontario and beyond, the number of Renfrew County COVID cases is also on the rise, including in the Barry’s Bay area.

Low risk associated with COVID-19 case at St. Francis Memorial Hospital

January 11th, 2021

A positive case of COVID-19 has been confirmed amongst the healthcare team at SFMH in Barry’s Bay. However, hospital administration reassures the public that it is still safe to come to the hospital.