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CCH Awarded for Championing Organ and Tissue Donation


CCH was recognized by Ontario Health (Trillium Gift of Life Network) for its outstanding efforts to integrate organ and tissue donation into quality end-of-life care in 2020/21.

CCH is Now an Accredited Echocardiography Facility in Ontario


CCH echocardiography services have received full accreditation through Accreditation Canada Diagnostics’ Echocardiography Quality Improvement (EQI) Program.

CCH to Require Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Visitors


For the protection of staff, physicians, and vulnerable patients, CCH will require visitors and essential care partners to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 to enter the hospital starting November 1, 2021.

CCH Scaling Back Non-Urgent Surgeries due to COVID-19


CCH will be temporarily closing operating rooms in order to prioritize urgent and high priority elective surgeries as the hospital deals with increasingly high patient volumes due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

CCH and EOHU Ringing the Alarm on Worrying COVID-19 Trends in Cornwall


CCH and the EOHU are concerned about the high COVID-19 case rates and low vaccination rates in Cornwall, which are significantly contributing to increased community spread and hospitalizations in the city.

CCH Recognizes National Day for Truth and Reconciliation


To raise awareness and honour the victims and survivors of residential schools, CCH is observing the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30 by asking staff and physicians to participate in Orange Shirt Day.

Ontario Health Team Announced for Upper Canada, Cornwall and Area


The Ontario government in partnership with Ontario Health recently announced eight new Ontario Health Teams (OHT) located across the province, including one for Upper Canada, Cornwall and Area.

CCH Restricting Visitation to Keep Patients, Staff and the Community Safe


The high prevalence of COVID-19 in the community and growing number of patients admitted in hospital with the disease has CCH implementing full restrictions for hospital visitation effective Monday, September 27, 2021.

COVID-19 Vaccination Protects Patients and Healthcare Workers


Behind the Scenes: Last month we announced a COVID-19 vaccination policy for all staff, physicians, students, contractors, and volunteers.

CCH to Implement Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy


CCH will require all of its staff, physicians, contractors, volunteers and students to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of October 15, 2021.

Behind the Scenes: Radioactive seeds will help surgeons pinpoint breast cancer tumours at CCH


Beginning this fall, CCH will be introducing breast seed localization (BSL), which has emerged as a reliable and safe alternative to wire localization. CCH will be one of few hospitals in Canada to offer BSL to patients.

CCH Welcomes New VP of Patient Services and Chief Nursing Officer


CCH is excited to welcome Linda Gravel as its new Vice President of Patient Services and Chief Nursing Officer.

CCH to Begin Safely Welcoming More Visitors


CCH is announcing some changes to its visitation policies as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to improve locally.

CCH Recognizes Volunteers at Appreciation Event


CCH held a drive-through volunteer appreciation event on July 16 to recognize hospital volunteers who go above and beyond to serve patients, visitors, and assist staff.

CCH Supporting Children’s and Youth Mental Health


The past 16 months have posed a variety of challenges for children and youth.

No Active COVID-19 Cases at CCH


For the first time since spring 2020, there are no patients infected with COVID-19 being treated at the Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH).

10,000 Doses Administered at CCH COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic


CCH has administered over 10,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines at its onsite Vaccination Clinic, representing nearly a third of all 35,000 vaccine doses administered at sites within the City of Cornwall.


Behind the Scenes: Introducing MyChart, CCH now a district stroke centre


MyChart is a personal online health portal developed by Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto. It’s used by over 50 hospitals across Ontario, now including CCH.

CCH Announces New Board of Directors, Releases Annual Report at AGM


Twelve elected volunteers and six appointed directors make up the Cornwall Community Hospital’s (CCH) Board of Directors for 2021-2022. Finding the right mental health care for kids and youth just got a lot easier


The Kids Come First Health Team officially launched, a unique service that makes it easier for children, youth and families of Eastern Ontario to find the care they need for mental health and addiction.

Moderate Visitor Restrictions at CCH


CCH has safely eased its essential visitor restrictions from Full to Moderate as of June 3. Full Restrictions had been in place at CCH since March 2021 to protect staff and patients from COVID-19.

CCH to Resume Some Elective Surgeries


CCH has received approval from the Government of Ontario to gradually resume some non-emergency and non-urgent day surgeries and procedures.

CCH Frontline Staff Receive Second Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine


Most CCH staff and physicians working with patients in the highest risk settings who received their first doses earlier this year will now be fully vaccinated, and increasingly protected, against COVID-19.

CCH Celebrates National Nursing Week


National Nursing Week runs from May 10th until May 16th, and CCH extends its sincerest thanks and gratitude to the more than 500 nurses employed at CCH, and also at other healthcare facilities throughout the region.

CCH Promotes National Immunization Awareness Week as the COVID-19 Pandemic Continues to Overwhelm Hospitals


The Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) is encouraging residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as they become eligible as the province’s hospitals continue to feel the strain of the pandemic’s third wave.

AccessMHA: one access point for mental health and addictions services


AccessMHA is a web-based service that provides a single point of entry to eastern Ontario’s system of care for mental health and addictions. 

Record high, province-wide hospital occupancy levels impact local healthcare


CCH issues community request: help us stop the spread of COVID-19