Visiting and COVID-19
Guelph General Hospital continues to have restrictions in place that limits general visitors to control the spread of COVID-19 and keep our patients, staff, hospital environment and community safe.
In certain circumstances, Guelph General Hospital is allowing key individuals who are closest to the patient and play an active role in their care and well-being. These individuals will be called “care partners,”
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GGH is a dynamic, comprehensive acute care facility providing a full range of services to the 200,000 residents of Guelph and Wellington County. Services include; 24-hour emergency coverage, advanced technology and diagnostic support, and specialty programs such as being the Regional provider for general vascular surgery and a designated Provincial Centre of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery.
Last Friday the province announced all COVID-19 testing will only be available by appointment starting today. The Guelph COVID-19 Assessment Clinic on 400 Southgate Drive is now using a phone-in booking system. Callers will initially go through some screening questions then be forwarded to a staff member to get an appointment. The number to call…
The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly changed the space requirements within our Emergency Department (ED). Even before COVID, our ED had to manage with not enough room. Opened in 2001/02, it was sized based on a projected volume of 45,000 annual visits. Over the past six years it has averaged over 60,000. Now, a plan is…
Sept. 25 – Guelph General Hospital is looking for patients and caregivers from Guelph and Wellington County to participate in its Patient and Family Advisory Council and/or to play an advisory role in different areas of the hospital. Patient and Family Advisors help improve the patient experience by advising the leadership team on matters that…