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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!

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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. ...

  • 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 ...

  • New Interim CEO
    7/8/2020

    New Interim Chief Executive Officer at Geraldton District Hospital On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Geraldton District Hospital (GDH), we are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Kurt Pristanski as the Interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Mr. Pristanski was the CEO at GDH for 10 years. He retired in 2015. ...

  • John Owen Evens Residence - Visitation Policy Update
    6/17/2020

    John owen evans residence (LTC): visitation policy update The John Owen Evans Residence is currently working with the Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care, developing a strategic plan that will allow us to reopen safely and responsibly. When able to visit again, you must have tested negative for COVID-19 in the two weeks ...