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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!

  • Acute Care Visitation - Update
    7/29/2020

    Acute Care Visitation Policy - Update Currently we are allowing in two (2) visitors per patient (one may be the designated ECP). All visitors to our facility must pass the Hospital screening when first entering the facility. They must also have proof that they have received two (2) COVID-19 immunizations. ...

  • Dr. Desruisseaux Announcement
    9/6/2019

    The Geraldton District Hospital is pleased to welcome Dr. Tiffany Desruisseaux to our Medical Team beginning August 3, 2021. Her practice will be located at the Nakina Medical Clinic offering full time physician coverage to the community and surrounding area. She will also be on rotation at the GDH Emergency ...

  • Greenstone COVID Death
    12/4/2020

    Greenstone-Area COVID-19 Death We are saddened to report a COVID-19 related death of a Greenstone-area resident. Out of respect, no further information will be provided. Geraldton District Hospital offers our sincerest condolences to the individual’s family and friends, and everyone affected by this loss. ...

  • Laboratory & Imaging Changes
    12/5/2020

    Changes to the Laboratory and Imaging Services! The Laboratory and Imaging departments will be implementing some changes to their processes in order to better serve our community. Beginning January 18 th , 2021 , the following changes will take place: Laboratory Specimen Collection Laboratory specimen collection ...

  • Thank you! LTC Gifts
    12/5/2020

    Thank you - Tbaytel & Superior Sight & Sound/Greenstone Phone Fix! The Geraldton District Hospital would like to send a big Thank You to Tbaytel and Superior Sight & Sound/Greenstone Phone Fix for the generous donation of Christmas gifts to our seniors on Long Term Care. This has been an extremely difficult ...

  • COVID-19 Provincial Shut Down
    12/5/2020

    COVID-19 UPDATE Province Wide Shutdown Effective Saturday, December 26 th , 2020 at 12:01 am The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other experts, announced earlier this week a province wide shut down. The shutdown will only be for 14 days in Northern Ontario. Four time-limited ...

  • COVID-19 Outbreak - Update - December 5th
    12/5/2020

    COVID-19 Swabbing & Testing Process Geraldton District Hospital follows guidelines established by the Ministry of Health as well as the Thunder Bay District Health Unit regarding the Covid-19 swabbing and testing process. All Long Term Care Homes in Ontario are mandated to perform Covid-19 testing on all of the Home’s ...

  • LTC - COVID-19 Outbreak
    12/4/2020

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  • Greenstone COVID Case
    12/4/2020

    LOCAL POSITIVE COVID-19 CASE IDENTIFIED Geraldton District Hospital has received notification that there is a positive novel coronavirus (COVID-19) test result for a person in the Municipality of Greenstone The affected individual is doing well and isolating per Public Health guidance. Close contacts, if any, will be identified ...

  • New GDH CEO
    11/2/2020

    new gdh ceo The Board of Directors of Geraldton District Hospital has completed an extensive national search for a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Darryl Galusha as the new CEO of the Hospital effective January 4, 2021. Darryl Galusha has a proven track record of operational ...

  • Patient & Staff Safety
    10/14/2020

    News Release Patient & Staff Safety to Prevent a Local Health Crisis As Interim CEO at Geraldton District Hospital, I am very pleased to report to the residents of the Hospital’s catchment area that the Hospital has put into practice special policies and procedures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Such practices ...

  • GDH Visitation Policy Update
    7/29/2020

    Visitation Policy Long Term Care and Acute Care Effective Monday September, 2020 Long Term Care The LTC home will now move visiting to the indoors if the family and resident so wish or may remain visiting in the gazebo located out front of the home. If you wish to visit in the gazebo, you will no longer require swabbing for COVID every ...