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Exciting news from Hospital activities as well as reports from the CEO are available and will be updated with new information as it becomes available!

  • Emergency Department Clarification
    7/29/2020

    EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT CLARIFICATION We are aware of the news article regarding a potential ED closure in Geraldton due to a physician shortage. We want to clarify that we do currently have physician coverage gaps in the summer months that we are working very hard to rectify. In the unlikely event that ...

  • Label Reading Presentation
    7/29/2020

    what's in a label? March is Nutrition Month. This year's theme is 'Ingredients for a Healthier Tomorrow' If you are a senior in Greenstone, please join Dorothy Sutherland (Registered Dietitian & Certified Diabetes Educator) for a presentation on reading food labels on March 7th from 11am-12pn in the ...

  • Visitation - Update
    7/29/2020

    visitation - Update long-term care & acute care visitors In light of the recent changes announced by Ontario Health on the pandemic the Nursing Management team are cautiously reopening general visitation for Acute Care patient and Long-Term Care residents. The change in visitation policy will go into ...

  • Non-Urgent Out-Patient
    7/29/2020

    Non-Urgent outpatient Services Due to the recent increase in COVID-19 cases in our community, we are requesting that patients delay any routine, non-urgent outpatient appointments, such as routine bloodwork or non-urgent imaging. If you have any questions, please contact your medical provider. We encourage ...

  • COVID-19 - Assessment Center
    7/29/2020

    COVID-19 ASSESSMENT CENTER Geraldton District Hospital is not a COVID-19 assessment center and does not perform COVID-19 testing for asymptomatic individuals or individuals who were advised to obtain a COVID-19 test by public health. If you require a COVID-19 test please contact the assessment center to book ...

  • Nakina Clinic - Update
    7/29/2020

    nakina medical clinic changes The Nakina Medical Clinic is happy to announce the expansion of services available to residents of Nakina, Aroland and surrounding Greenstone regions. Dr. Desruisseaux will be offering one same day appointment slot available to those who call at 8:30am on days the physician is in ...

  • Laboratory - Update
    7/29/2020

    laboratory blood collection changes Effective January 1st, 2022 , appointments for blood collection will no longer be needed. Collection hours will be weekdays from 0830 to 1130 hours on a first come first serve basis. Thank you. À compter du 1 er janvier 2022 , il ne sera plus nécessaire de prendre ...

  • Facility Access - Update
    7/29/2020

    Facility - Update All Patients & Acute Care Visitors Effective December 1st, 2021 All patients attending Geraldton District Hospital for the Emergency Department, Laboratory, Rehabilitation, Imaging and Telemedicine and all Acute Care Visitors , must enter the Hospital through the Emergency Department to be screened ...

  • New ED Naming Ceremony
    7/29/2020

    New ED Grand Opening & Naming Ceremony We are please to announce that the Emergency Department at Geraldton District Hospital has been named the Dr. Roy E. Laine Emergency Department in honour of Dr. Roy Laine. The new Geraldton District Hospital (GDH) Emergency Department opened to the public and started accepting patients ...

  • COVID-19 - Management
    7/29/2020

    COVID-19 Management - Reminder Managing COVID-19 Symptoms People with mild symptoms who are otherwise healthy should manage their symptoms at home. If you have any questions, please contact your Family Physician or Telehealth Ontario at 1 (866) 797-0000. Seeking Medical Care Through the Emergency Department To minimize exposure ...

  • Acute Care Visitation - Update
    7/29/2020

    Visitation Policy - Update Acute Care Visitors At this time, Acute Care visitation is limited to Essential Care Partners (ECPs) only. Long-Term Care Visitors The John Owen Evans Residence visitation policy has not changed. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation....

  • Visitor COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
    7/29/2020

    VISITOR COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICY Effective Wednesday September 1, 2021, anyone visiting an inpatient or long-term care resident: Must provide documented proof of their COVID-19 vaccination showing that 14 days have passed since their second COVID-19 vaccine dose OR provide a negative PCR test results taken within three days before ...