ST. JOSEPH’S GENERAL HOSPITAL ELLIOT L AKE
L’hôpital général St-Joseph d’Elliot Lake
70 Spine Road • 70, rue Spine
Elliot Lake, Ontario P5A 1X2
December 24, 2020
Attention All Patients and Visitors
Effective December 26, 2020, no visitors will be permitted with the following exceptions:
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