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.
This afternoon, in consultation with Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health, the COVID-19 outbreak on 4 East at Guelph General Hospital was declared over. It has been 14 days since the last hospital-acquired, COVID-positive patient was put in isolation with droplet contact precautions. “This is good news in this challenging time,” says Melissa Skinner, VP Patient Services and…
GUELPH, ON, Dec. 15, 2020– In consultation with Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health, Guelph General Hospital declared a COVID-19 outbreak on its 4 East unit after three patients tested positive. Currently, no staff associated with the outbreak area have tested positive. Some of the enhanced measures being taken include: Closing the unit to new admissions…
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…