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St. Joseph's General Hospital

St. Joseph’s General Hospital has provided care for the residents of Elliot Lake and the North Shore since 1958. Over the years, we have evolved to keep up with the advances in health care and continue to meet the needs of our changing community. Elliot Lake was once a bustling mining town and is now a flourishing retirement centre. We are proud to offer you and your family convenient access to services not available anywhere else on the North Shore.

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L’hôpital général St-Joseph d’Elliot Lake
70 Spine Road   • 70, rue Spine 
Elliot Lake, Ontario P5A 1X2

Media Release

December 24, 2020

Attention All Patients and Visitors

Effective December 26, 2020, no visitors will be permitted with the following exceptions:

Emergency Department
1 visitor permitted for children under 18 years of age and for other patients if required for consent or the safety of the patient (examples: elderly, visual/hearing or cognitive impairment, language barrier)

Intensive Care Unit
1 visitor daily from immediate family

1 designated support person for diagnostic procedures and admissions

Palliative/End of Life
1 visitor with unrestricted hours/ 2 permitted if end of life

Scheduled Outpatient Appointments/Surgeries
Patients are asked to attend Hospital alone unless a support person is required for consent or safety reasons

Restrictions are subject to change without notice.

Please contact Telehealth at 1-866-797-0000 if you have COVID-19 symptoms.  Do not attend the Emergency Department unless you require emergency care.

All visitors will be screened for COVID-19 symptoms and must not have travelled outside of the Algoma and Sudbury area or had close contact with anyone from outside those areas.

While the vaccine is on its way, please remain vigilant and do not let your guard down. We are still a
long way off from beating Covid-19, so please remember to;

  • Wear a mask
  • Socially distance (maintain 2m/ 6 ft distance from others)
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water or alcohol-based hand sanitizer
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth
  • Avoid contact with people who are sick
  • Stay at home if you are sick.

More information on COVID-19 can be found at Algoma Public Health website: www.algomapublichealth.com

Have a Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukah and a Healthy New Year.

Pierre Ozolins, CEO, St. Joseph’s General Hospital

Contact the Hospital

St. Joseph's General Hospital

70 Spine Rd
Elliot Lake, ON
P5A 1X2

Phone: 705-848-7181

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