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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!

  • Non-Urgent Out-Patient
    7/29/2020

    Non-Urgent outpatient Services Due to the recent increase in COVID-19 cases in our community, we are requesting that patients delay any routine, non-urgent outpatient appointments, such as routine bloodwork or non-urgent imaging. If you have any questions, please contact your medical provider. We encourage ...

  • Visitation - Update
    7/29/2020

    visitation - Update long-term care & acute care visitors Due to rising COVID-19 cases in our community, effective immediately, no visitors or essential care partners (ECPs) will be permitted at the Geraldton District Hospital or the John Owen Evans Residence . Exceptions will be made for end-of-life patients. ...

  • Out-Patient Access - Update
    7/29/2020

    Facility Access - outpatients Effective January 10-14, 2022 Due to ongoing construction, all outpatients attending Geraldton District Hospital for Laboratory, Rehabilitation, Imaging and Telemedicine must temporarily enter the hospital through the main entrance (beside new ER) to be screened and registered. Thank ...

  • COVID-19 - Assessment Center
    7/29/2020

    COVID-19 ASSESSMENT CENTER Geraldton District Hospital is not a COVID-19 assessment center and does not perform COVID-19 testing for asymptomatic individuals or individuals who were advised to obtain a COVID-19 test by public health. If you require a COVID-19 test please contact the assessment center to book an appointment. ...

  • Nakina Clinic - Update
    7/29/2020

    nakina medical clinic changes The Nakina Medical Clinic is happy to announce the expansion of services available to residents of Nakina, Aroland and surrounding Greenstone regions. Dr. Desruisseaux will be offering one same day appointment slot available to those who call at 8:30am on days the physician is in the building. This ...

  • Laboratory - Update
    7/29/2020

    laboratory blood collection changes Effective January 1st, 2022 , appointments for blood collection will no longer be needed. Collection hours will be weekdays from 0830 to 1130 hours on a first come first serve basis. Thank you. À compter du 1 er janvier 2022 , il ne sera plus nécessaire de prendre rendez-vous pour ...

  • Facility Access - Update
    7/29/2020

    Facility - Update All Patients & Acute Care Visitors Effective December 1st, 2021 All patients attending Geraldton District Hospital for the Emergency Department, Laboratory, Rehabilitation, Imaging and Telemedicine and all Acute Care Visitors , must enter the Hospital through the Emergency Department to be screened and registered. ...

  • New ED Naming Ceremony
    7/29/2020

    New ED Grand Opening & Naming Ceremony We are please to announce that the Emergency Department at Geraldton District Hospital has been named the Dr. Roy E. Laine Emergency Department in honour of Dr. Roy Laine. The new Geraldton District Hospital (GDH) Emergency Department opened to the public and started accepting patients at 12:00pm ...

  • COVID-19 - Management
    7/29/2020

    COVID-19 Management - Reminder Managing COVID-19 Symptoms People with mild symptoms who are otherwise healthy should manage their symptoms at home. If you have any questions, please contact your Family Physician or Telehealth Ontario at 1 (866) 797-0000. Seeking Medical Care Through the Emergency Department To minimize exposure and COVID-19 ...

  • Acute Care Visitation - Update
    7/29/2020

    Visitation Policy - Update Acute Care Visitors At this time, Acute Care visitation is limited to Essential Care Partners (ECPs) only. Long-Term Care Visitors The John Owen Evans Residence visitation policy has not changed. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation....

  • Visitor COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
    7/29/2020

    VISITOR COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICY Effective Wednesday September 1, 2021, anyone visiting an inpatient or long-term care resident: Must provide documented proof of their COVID-19 vaccination showing that 14 days have passed since their second COVID-19 vaccine dose OR provide a negative PCR test results taken within three days before the visit ...

  • 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 Department. Dr. Desruisseaux’s ...