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Prenatal visitation policies updated

In a continued gradual approach to resumption of visits at our hospitals, Riverside has updated its Acute Care Visitation procedure to accommodate additional visitors for prenatal ultrasounds and labouring patients.  These changes are effectively immediately.

Patients requiring a prenatal ultrasound will now be able to designate one (1) person to accompany them to an appointment.

Fatal collision East of Ignace

(IGNACE, ON) - A collision between three tractor trailer units have left two dead and several others injured.

On August 20, 2020 at approximately 2:30 am officers from the Ignace and Dryden Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 17, Dewan Township, approximately 15 km East of Ignace.