Press releases and public service announcements 2021

Ottawa, October 18, 2021 - Update on COVID-19 vaccination for Montfort staff members

At Montfort, the safety of our patients and their loved ones, as well as all of our team members, is always our top priority.


Ottawa, October 4, 2021 - Official opening of the Orléans Health Hub

It was with a great sense of pride that representatives of the Orléans Health Hub partners celebrated the official opening of the 88 million dollars health and community services center, earlier today.


Ottawa, September 24, 2021 - Anti-racism, equity, diversity and inclusion : a priority

The Committee Against Racism and for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (CREDI) recently shared the results of its analytical work with the external firm KPMG, over the past few months. We are now working to review the report in a thoughtful and committed manner and will work with the CREDI to implement the next steps.


Ottawa, September 22, 2021 - Proof of vaccines for visitors of Montfort's patients

At Montfort, we now ask for the vaccination status of people visiting or accompanying people to an appointment. Beginning October 6, visitors will need to show that they have been fully vaccinated at least 14 days ago.


Ottawa, August 24, 2021 - At Montfort, staff members must be vaccinated against COVID-19

Hôpital Montfort is asking all staff members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 15. As health care workers, it is our duty to protect ourselves and to help protect those around us.


Ottawa, April 16, 2021 - COVID-19 cases on the rise: Montfort moves to level 2 of Surge Plan

Due to the continued growth in the number of people with COVID-19 in our community, and to be prepared to accommodate even more patients if necessary, Montfort moves to Level 2 of its surge plan.


Ottawa, April 13, 2021 - Investigation by the Ottawa Police

Hôpital Montfort is actively working with the Ottawa Police in an investigation involving a member of our staff who has been charged with two sexual offences.


Ottawa - January 22, 2021 - Joint message from Ottawa's medical Chiefs-of-Staff: Stay home. Stay safe. Save lives.

As medical Chiefs of Staff for Ottawa’s hospitals, we are asking everyone to adhere to provincial public health restrictions and stay home, except for essential reasons — reasons that include seeking medical care, essential work, groceries and exercise. We want our teams to continue delivering in-person care, whether that’s surgeries, diagnostic tests or specialist appointments.

Ottawa - January 18, 2021 - Dr. Lise Bjerre Appointed Chair in Family Medicine

The Institut du Savoir Montfort (ISM), the Fondation Montfort and the University of Ottawa Department of Family Medicine (DFM) are proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Lise Bjerre to the position of Chair in Family Medicine.

Ottawa - January 1st, 2021 - Montfort welcomes the first baby of the year in Ottawa

The first baby of 2021 for the Ottawa region, Harlow Winter Margaret Bianco, was born nine minutes after midnight on January 1 at the Family Birthing Centre in Montfort.

Due to the continued growth in the number of people with COVID-19 in our community, and to be prepared to accommodate even more patients if necessary, Montfort moves to Level 2 of its surge plan.