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Visitor Restrictions Lifted at SMH

[New Tecumseth, ON – May 17, 2023] Stevenson Memorial Hospital (SMH) is lifting COVID-19 visitor restrictions effective today, returning to a 24 hour a day, seven day a week policy. Updated guidelines are available here.

“We are happy to be returning to our open visitor policy which existed pre-pandemic and prioritizing family and friends as partners in patient care,” says Julia Mullen, VP Clinical Services & CNE, SMH. “We know how important family members are in a patient’s care journey and we’re so pleased to be able to enhance the experience of both patients and their families while at SMH.”

The hospital’s masking policy remains in effect for visitors at the hospital. Visitors are asked to abide by any personal protective equipment (PPE) guidelines posted for patient rooms and to demonstrate respectful behaviour towards other patients and staff.                                  

For more information, please contact the Patient Experience Department at (705) 435-3377 ext. 2310 or