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!
Outbreak Declared Over The respiratory outbreak at Geraldton District Hospital and John Owen Evans Residence (Long Term Care) has been declared over. Due to the increase of illnesses in the community, we are asking everyone entering the hospital to continue to wear a mask at this time. Thank you for ...
BORN Cybersecurity Incident
BORN Ontario Cybersecurity Incident BORN Ontario is a prescribed perinatal and child registry that is funded by the province’s Ministry of Health. BORN Ontario was the victim of a cybersecurity incident earlier this year and your information may have been impacted. The incident was caused by a ...
Long-Term Care - Outbreak
John Owen Evans Long Term Care Outbreak Declared A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at the John Owen Evans Residence -Long Term Care home at Geraldton District Hospital. At this time, only 2 Essential Care Partners (ECPs) per resident are permitted in LTC. Visitors are not permitted until further ...
Screening Changes Update
screening changes Effective Monday, April 3rd , patients, & visitors are no longer required to complete 'active screening' on the screening machines. Patients, & visitors must passively screen before entering the hospital. If you are a visitor and you are experiencing any respiratory or gastrointestinal ...
Respiratory Outbreak - LTC
Respiratory Outbreak John Owen Evans Long Term Care March 1st, 2023 A respiratory outbreak has been declared at the John Owen Evans Residence - Long Term Care home at the Geraldton District Hospital. At this time, only 2 Essential Care Partners (ECPs) per resident are permitted in LTC. Visitors are not permitted ...
EFFECTIVE MONDAY DECEMBER 5 th THE GREENSTONE FAMILY HEALTH TEAM WILL BE SEEING PATIENTS WITH RESPIRATORY SYMPTOMS, COUGH, COLD and FLU SYMPTOMS WITHOUT A NEGATIVE COVID TEST PATIENTS CAN PRE-BOOK AN APPOINTMENT BY CALLING 854-0051 OR THROUGH ONLINE BOOKING (link available on our website at gfht.ca) OR BY ATTENDING ...
Wait Times/Patient Triage and Prioritization Like other hospitals, Geraldton District Hospital is seeing an increase in patient volume due to the challenging respiratory -illness season we are experiencing. Please note that unlike a walk-in clinic, patients in the Emergency Department are seen on a priority-basis , ...
ZERO TOLERANCE We understand that coming to the Emergency Department can be a stressful experience, but you must ensure that you are conducting yourself in a respectful manner. Our staff are here to help you. All forms of violence, aggression, intimidation, threats or verbal abuse including swearing, yelling and verbal ...
Main Entrance Reopening
main entrance reopening - November 16, 2022 Effective tomorrow, November 16, LTC visitors, Acute Care visitors, and Telemedicine patients can enter the hospital through the main entrance off Hogarth Avenue (to the right of the ER). LTC visitors, Acute Care visitors, and Telemedicine patients are required to screen at the ...
new screening station/process- november 7, 2022 Geraldton District Hospital is introducing a screening station at the Emergency Department entrance effective on Monday, November 7. Patients and visitors will be required to screen at the screening station when arriving at our facility. Once screened, a confirmation slip will ...
covid-19 outbreak extended - July 29, 2022 The Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) and Geraldton District Hospital (GDH) confirm that the COVID-19 outbreak declared at Geraldton District Hospital, Acute Care Unit, has been extended to include the LTC Unit (John Owen Evans Residence) on July 29, 2022. GDH is working in collaboration ...
Emergency Department Clarification
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 we are not able to obtain physician coverage, ...