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You must bring your healthcard and a list of your medications with you when accessing services at the hospital.


500 Hogarth Ave. W
Geraldton, ON
P0T 1M0

Visiting Hours

Acute Care
1:00pm - 4:00pm
6:00pm - 8:00pm


Located on the lower floor

Located on the lower floor in the emergency department

Acute Care
Located on the upper floor, to the left of the lobby

Long-Term Care
Located on the upper floor, to the right of the lobby



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Chief Nursing Executive
Laurie Heerema
807-854-1862 ext. 253

LTC Nurse Manager

807-854-1862 ext. 292

AC/ER Nurse Manager
Keeley Graham
807-854-1862 ext. 205

Acute Care
807-854-1862 ext. 250

807-854-1862 ext. 128

Long-Term Care
807-854-1862 ext. 260


Acute Care

Doctor CharacterOur 23-bed unit provides services in pediatrics, stabilized cardiac care, general medicine and palliative care. 

Patient Information

What to bring

  • Health card and health coverage information
  • Current medication in their original packaging
  • Personal care products like deodorant, shampoo, toothpaste, brush, comb, skin care products
  • Nightgowns or pajamas if desired, rubber soled slippers

What not to bring

  • Any valuables (jewelry, money)
  • Contraband substances (alcohol, drugs)



Emergency Department

Emergency CharactersWith 24/7 available physician and nursing services, our 7-bed unit includes a trauma room, cardiac monitoring beds and treatment rooms.

Our staff provides for urgent care and minor procedures.  Patients requiring more extensive medical assistance are transferred to the nearest city centre where specialized care is available.

Patient Information

  • Be sure to bring your Health Card.
  • You will be asked if you have been in contact with anyone with a respiratory illness.
  • Always bring your medications including non prescription drugs.
  • Patients are seen according to severity of illness, not time of arrival.
  • Consider making an appointment with your health care provider at the Northern Horizon Health Center for non-urgent concerns.
  • Vending machines with beverages and snacks are available in the Emergency waiting room and meals can be purchased in the Food Services Department from 12:00pm - 1:00pm



Long-Term Care

ElderThe 26-bed John Owen Evans Residence is comprised of chronic and extended care residents.

Our goal is to maintain residents at their fullest potential.

Complimentary services include:

  • Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Pastoral Care
  • Volunteer service



Chemotherapy Program

ChemoAdjacent to our Emergency Department is our 2-bed chemotherapy unit that is staffed by our specially trained nurses.  Working in collaboration with the Thunder Bay Regional Health Science Center Oncology Department, Geraldton District Hospital provides on-going systemic treatment, based on chemotherapy regimes ordered by the patient’s oncologist.

Educational pamphlets, tapes and/or CD are offered on request.   A “wig program” is also available for those who require this service.

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Center Chemo Department