Coronavirus Update

Getting the Vaccine

Vaccines are safe, effective, and the best way to protect you and those around you from serious illnesses like COVID-19. Learn more about Ontario's vaccination program here: https://covid-19.ontario.ca/covid-19-vaccines-ontario.

Keeping everyone safe

The Emergency Department is open 24/7 and ready to care for patients with serious health concerns. We want to ensure everyone’s safety and well-being. We continue to serve the urgent health needs of our community. We are following all procedures as directed by Public Health and the Ministry of Health.  

What You Need to Know 

  • If you think you may have Coronavirus symptoms, please call Telehealth Ontario (1-866-797-0000), your family physician or the Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit (1-800-660-5853). You can also make an appointment at the Assessment Centre in Almonte (see below).
  • The Ministry of Health has an online Coronavirus assessment tool that provides helpful information. It is easy to use. By answering a few questions, you will be able to make informed choices about what to do based on your needs.
  • If you have a medical emergency, please call 9-1-1. You will be asked screening questions by the person who takes your call and by the Lanark County Paramedic Service staff who arrive.

Coming to CPDMH 

  • Everyone coming to CPDMH will be screened at the front entrance.  From 7 pm to 7 am, please come to the front entrance and ring the bell. 
  • The Emergency Department is open for those requiring emergency care. We are taking all of the necessary precautions to keep everyone safe. 

COVID-19 Assessment Centre in Almonte

The COVID-19 Assessment Centre in  Almonte is being operated by physicians and staff from CPDMH, Almonte General Hospital and Lanark County Paramedic Service, in partnership with the Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit (LGLDHU).

This Centre is only for the purpose of COVID-19 assessments. 


Donated Supplies


Thank you to the members of our communities for your generous donations to help us ensure the safety and well-being of patients, staff, and physicians. We are pleased to provide details on how to donate personal protective equipment, home-made materials and support for our staff and physicians.


Please visit our COVID-19 donations page for full details or contact Angie Kelly at akelly@carletonplacehosp.com to make arrangements.

Get the Facts

To reduce the spread of germs including the flu and COVID-19, remember to: 

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water, or use hand sanitizer
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth unless you have just cleaned your hands
  • Cover your cough and sneeze with a tissue or into your arm, not your hand
  • Stay home if you’re sick

For the latest information about Coronavirus, please visit credible websites such as:


Thank you to Dr. Marcia Spooner, Chief of Emergency Medicine, for sharing her expert advice related to COVID-19.


Other Community Services

To learn more about other community services, please visit their websites. We are pleased to share some of those updates:



During this time of increased pressures, the professionalism, compassion and teamwork of the staff and medical staff at Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital is to be commended. Thank you for your understanding as we work together to protect everyone’s safety and well-being.