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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!

  • GDH Visitation Policy Update
    7/29/2020

    Change in Visiting Policy Long Term Care and Acute Care Effective Monday July 27, 2020 Please be advised that the visiting policy will change effective Monday July 27, 2020 on both the Acute Care unit as well as the Long Term Care (LTC) home. Long Term Care The LTC home will now move visiting to the ...

  • 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. ...

  • 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 ...

  • Hospital Triage Area
    4/29/2020

    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 access ...

  • In Memory - Chief Echum
    5/9/2020

    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
    4/16/2020

    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
    3/20/2020

    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
    3/12/2020

    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 Update
    2/6/2020

    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 ...

  • Welcome Dr. Marquardt!
    1/23/2020

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  • Best Practice - Success!
    12/31/2019

    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
    11/18/2019

    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 ...