Visiting and COVID-19
Guelph General Hospital has restrictions in place that limit general visitors to control the spread of COVID-19 and keep our patients, staff, hospital environment and community safe.
New visiting hours – 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.*
*some exceptions made
*does not apply to our Family Birthing Unit
Our rules and restrictions for visiting change with the “step” rating of reopening from province. As of Friday, July 16, every patient (except those who have COVID or are suspected to have COVID) can designate two visitors per day (but only one at a time). For all the details, please click here.
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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.
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