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!
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 ...
Hospital Triage Area
Hospital Emergency Department Triage Area Relocation The Emergency Department triage area located in the main lobby of the Hospital’s top floor will be closing. All patients who require Emergency or outpatient services will enter through the Emergency Department Entrance. All individuals who require ...
End-of-Life Hospital Visitation During COVID-19 Pandemic As per Ministry of Health Guidelines Only (1) person will be permitted to sit and/or spend the night with your loved one. A maximum of (2) family members may alternate visits throughout your loved one's Hospital stay. There will be no substitution of ...
In Memory - Chief Echum
In Memory of Chief Celia Echum Ginoogaming First Nation May 9, 2020 On behalf of the Geraldton District Hospital, our sincere condolences to the people of Ginoogaming First Nation for the loss of this special leader and Chief. She was an extraordinary individual who loved her family and her people....
COVID-19 - CEO Update
First COVID-19 case confirmed in Municipality of Greenstone April 16, 2020 Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU), confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in the Municipality of Greenstone. A male in his 40’s who resides in Greenstone contracted the virus from his workplace at Lac Des Iles mine. The individual ...
Message from GDH CEO
Message from GDH Chief Executive Officer, Lucy Bonanno As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to change rapidly across the world, there are many actions being implemented to help prevent the spread of the virus. Your health and safety is paramount and we acknowledge that, with the many reports and rumours circulating in ...
COVID-19 - Hospital Update
GERALDTON DISTRICT HOSPITAL COVID-19 UPDATE March 12, 2020 Currently, there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 at Geraldton District Hospital. FACILITY RESRICTIONS If you have a fever, cough, or difficulty breathing, do not enter the facility. Call Telehealth at 1-866-797-0000 or the Thunder Bay District Health Unit ...
Coronavirus Information and Update As has been widely reported, a new coronavirus was discovered in Wuhan, China 2019. Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses ranging from the common cold to much more serious diseases, such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), or Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus ...
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Best Practice - Success!
Putting the P.I.E.C.E.S Together in Long Term Care Becoming a Best Practice Spotlight Organization (BPSO) Nursing is truly a diverse profession where we have the opportunity to immerse ourselves into a multifaceted culture filled with choices of health care sectors. We can encounter and experience multiple situations, interact ...
Gastro Outbreak - AC - Cleared
Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 18 th , 2019 Please be advised that the gastrointestinal illness outbreak on the Acute Care Unit of the Geraldton District Hospital has been declared over by the Thunder Bay District Health Unit as of November 18 th , 2019 at 0945am. Geraldton District Hospital has reopened the acute ...
Hospital Parking - Temporary
Dear Visitors and Patients, Due to the ER Redevelopment Project, there will be a reduced number of parking spots at the Hospital until further noticed. This is all part of the construction project and cannot be helped. We kindly ask all patients and visitors to refrain from parking on Geraldton Composite High School property. That ...