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Updated Masking Requirements for Those Coming to the Hospital


In response to a growing number of respiratory infections throughout the Champlain region, CCH is enhancing its masking requirements for those coming to the hospital effective today.

New Mammography Machine at CCH Thanks to Successful Fundraising Campaign


CCH is excited to unveil a new state-of-the-art mammography machine, made possible through a successful fundraising campaign led by the CCHF.

Investing in the Future of Local Healthcare with Newly Acquired Property


CCH has recently acquired the property located at 825 McConnell Avenue (the site of the former Gladstone Public School) for future options and capacity for expansion and innovation.

Cornwall Hospital Seeks Volunteer Advisors


CCH is seeking compassionate and committed volunteers to join its Patient and Family Advisory Committee as well as its Community Addiction and Mental Health Services Client Advisory Council and Family Advisory Council.

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 2022/23.

CCH is Prepared for Respiratory Virus Season


It’s that time of year again, when the fall months typically bring more than just cooler temperatures and colourful leaves. October also marks the start of respiratory virus season.

New Masking Requirements


All visitors are kindly asked to wear a mask when visiting their loved ones at the bedside.

Cornwall Hospital Welcomes New Emergency Doctors


CCH is excited to announce the addition of three new full-time physicians to its Emergency Department team.

BORN Ontario Cybersecurity Incident


BORN Ontario Cybersecurity Incident

CCH Welcomes Indigenous Patient Navigator


As CCH continues to work on our Strategic Priority of Building a Culture of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, and Embracing Reconciliation, we are excited to welcome a dedicated Indigenous Patient Navigator.

Notice to Patients of Cyber Incident


Notice to Patients of a Cybersecurity Incident.

New Essential Caregiver Program at Cornwall Hospital


CCH is proud to be launching a new Essential Caregiver Program this month, a compassionate and forward-thinking initiative that will help to redefine patient-centered care and family engagement at CCH.

Cornwall Hospital Administering New Groundbreaking Stroke Treatment


CCH is now administering a new cutting-edge clot-busting medication to treat acute ischemic stroke patients called Tenecteplase (TNK), marking an important leap forward for stroke care in the community.

Cornwall Hospital Introduces Horticultural Therapy for Mental Health Inpatients


The Inpatient Mental Health Unit at CCH recently introduced horticultural therapy as a new and engaging way to improve the patient experience and assist in the development of new skills that can aid in recovery.

Introducing Offload Specialists: Cornwall Hospital’s Innovative Approach to Bridging the Gap Between Pre-Hospital and Hospital Care


As part of an innovative new initiative to help reduce ambulance offload delays, CCH has hired three paramedics who will serve as new Offload Specialists in the Emergency Department.

Cornwall Hospital and Long-Term Care Facilities in Eastern Ontario Now Securely Exchanging Patient Data with Oracle Health Technology


CCH and various LTC facilities in Eastern Ontario and Akwesasne are now benefitting from Ontario eHub Health Information Exchange, powered by Oracle Health in collaboration with TransForm Shared Service Organization.

Cornwall Hospital Welcomes New Board Members and Releases Annual Report


The Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) Annual Meeting and elections to the Board of Directors took place on Monday, June 19th, 2023.

Stroke Care at CCH Benefitting Our Community


June is Stroke Awareness Month. Did you know CCH is the East Champlain District Stroke Centre in the Champlain Regional Stroke Network?

CCH’s Assault and Sexual Abuse Program Offers Help and Support


May is Sexual Assault Prevention Month in Ontario. Local victims and survivors of sexual assault or intimate partner violence can access CCH's Assault and Sexual Abuse Program.

UPDATE: Cyber Incident Progress


CCH is pleased to report that it has made significant progress since identifying the cyber incident on April 11th.

UPDATE: Cyber Incident at CCH


On April 11, 2023, Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) identified a network issue, which an investigation revealed to be a cyber incident.

Cyber Incident at Cornwall Hospital


On April 11, 2023, CCH identified a network issue, which an investigation has revealed to be a cyber incident.

Network Issues at CCH


CCH is currently experiencing some network issues. Click here to learn more.

Cornwall Hospital Awarded for Championing Organ and Tissue Donation


CCH has been recognized by Ontario Health (Trillium Gift of Life Network [TGLN]) for its outstanding contributions to organ and tissue donation in Ontario in 2021/22.

Cornwall Hospital Launches Clinical Extern Program


CCH has launched a clinical extern program in which local healthcare students provide direct care to patients under mentorship and supervision of registered staff.

Cornwall Hospital Asking for Kindness When Visiting the Emergency Department


CCH is reminding the community that they could experience a wait time when visiting the Emergency Department and is urging for more patience and kindness with its staff and physicians.

Our Hospital Pharmacy Team Supports Exceptional Care


March is Pharmacy Appreciation Month in Canada, an annual campaign highlighting the growing role pharmacy professionals play in our healthcare system and a time to thank them for their extraordinary efforts.

Cornwall Hospital Welcomes New Hospitalists


CCH is pleased to welcome Dr. Olusola Sogbein and Dr. Stephanie Beckett and as the newest members of its hospitalist team.

High-Quality Cardiac Care Close to Home


February is Heart Month, a time to bring attention to the importance of cardiovascular health.

Cornwall Hospital Enhancing Eating Disorder Awareness with Child and Youth Mental Health Staff


February 1-7, 2023, is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, and Child and Youth Mental Health Services at CCH is working towards better meeting needs and improving care for local youth with eating disorders.

Inpatient Surgery Unit at Cornwall Hospital Equipped with New Wearable Monitors


The Inpatient Surgery Unit at CCH has been equipped with new high-tech Masimo wearable patient monitors to allow greater patient mobility during recovery and continuous monitoring of post-operative patients.

Meet Charlee, CCH Therapy Dog!


When visiting CCH, you might have noticed a hospital team member with four legs and a tail. That would be Charlee, a 4-year-old Labrador Retriever who has been with the hospital as a therapy dog since 2019.

15-Year Hospital Partnership Helping Local Patients Quit Smoking


This National Non-Smoking Week, Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) is celebrating 15 years of partnership with the University of Ottawa Heart Institute’s Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation (OMSC).

Partnership Program Will Extend Care Beyond Hospital Walls


Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) is partnering with Bayshore HealthCare Integrated Care Solutions to extend services beyond its hospital walls with the CCH@Home program.

Cornwall Police Service and Cornwall Community Hospital Hiring Equity, Diversity and Inclusivity Coordinator


A partnership between CPS and CCH will see both community-based organizations working together to take measurable positive action in promoting Equity, Diversity and Inclusivity through the recruitment of an EDI Coordinator.