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COVID-19 INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS AND FAMILIES


To help protect our people, patients, residents and communities, we are screening everyone who enters our main hospital buildings. Some of our entrances may be closed or have reduced access.

Please check our COVID-19 information page for more updates before coming to our sites.

Book an appointment online for COVID-19 testing at one of our Assessment Centres.

Have you received your COVID-19 vaccine? For the health and safety of our patients and our communities, please continue to follow all public health measures and Unity Health Toronto’s visitor restrictions. More information can be found here.

Construction alert – St. Joseph’s

Please be advised that the City of Toronto and TTC are currently doing construction work around St. Joseph’s. Please plan ahead for your appointment.  More information on this impact.

TEN GREAT THINGS THAT HAPPENED THIS WEEK

(May 13, 2021) – Each week, we’re sharing a list of 10 great things that happened this week.

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Dr. Charles de Mestral’s #OneBurningQuestion: How do we stop the most devastating outcome of diabetes and poor circulation?

(May 11, 2021) – Dr. Charles de Mestral was drawn to vascular surgery because it offered him the opportunity to directly treat a patient’s health concern through an invasive intervention and also advise patients on how to prevent complications of vascular disease.

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Why I got my COVID-19 vaccine – Dr. Anju Anand’s experience

(May 7, 2021) – We’re all tired as physicians, health-care workers, and Canadians. All Canadians are tired. It’s been such a dark process and the vaccines offer this shimmer of light and some normalcy.

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Unity Health respirologist earns support of Canadian icons in #ThisIsOurShot vaccine campaign

(May 3, 2021) – What do Chris Hadfield, Ryan Reynolds, Jann Arden and Michael Bublé all have in common? They are among the many celebrities and Canadian icons who are teaming up to tackle vaccine hesitancy in a new national campaign.

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Sharing the load: How Unity Health Toronto is contributing to the COVID-19 pandemic response

(April 28, 2021) – Ontario’s hardest-hit hospitals have transferred hundreds of patients in recent weeks as wave 3 puts a heavy burden on Ontario’s health system. Unity Health Toronto has cared for hundreds of COVID-19 patients transferred to our sites through the GTA Incident Management System (IMS) — a system set up by the province in November to coordinate patient transfers under the leadership of Unity Health’s Dr. Andrew Baker.

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Unity Health Toronto launches new Research Strategic Plan

(April 16, 2021) – Unity Health Toronto has launched a bold new Research Strategic Plan, mapping out the next five years of research at the organization.

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Two clinical recycling programs expand from St. Joseph’s to St. Michael’s Hospital

(April 15, 2021) – Hospitals produce a huge amount of waste. According to Practice Greenhealth, operating rooms can generate more than 30 per cent of a facility’s total waste and over 60 per cent of its regulated medical waste.

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Why I got the COVID-19 vaccine: Joel Persaud shares his experience

(April 14, 2021) – It’s the idea of hope that made me jump at the chance to get the COVID-19 vaccine right away. The past year has been rough for all of us. The world has put so much effort, money and mind power into this vaccine that it gives me hope that we can achieve some level of normalcy again.

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Statement from Unity Health Toronto

(April 12, 2021) – It is important for parents to know that they can and should come to St. Joseph’s Health Centre to receive care for their children. Our youngest patients remain a top priority, and we continue to provide consultative, neonatal and ambulatory care for all our pediatric patients, including at our Just For Kids Clinic, Paediatric Consultation Clinic and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. 

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GENEROSITY AND SUPPORT FROM OUR COMMUNITY

thank you. we're in this together. As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, our teams at Unity Health Toronto are working to ensure we are prepared to support our patients and keep everyone inside and around our hospitals safe.
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April 8, 2021: Ten great things that happened this week

April 7, 2021: Message from CEO: impact of Wave 3 ahead of us

April 7, 2021: Unity Health appoints inaugural Director of Anti-Racism, Equity and Social Accountability

April 1, 2021: From a wife to her husband: A patient’s kidney transplant story

April 1, 2021: Ten great things that happened this week

March 31, 2021: In conversation: A primary care physician and a patient on health care for transgender people

March 26, 2021: Meet Rachel Blair: The first Therapeutic Recreationist to join the Mental Health Department at Unity Health

March 25, 2021: Ten great things that happened this week

March 24, 2021: Meet Pete Cronin, Our new executive director of AI commercialization

March 19, 2021: Province allocates 180 new long-term care spaces to Unity Health Toronto

March 18, 2021: ‘Never-before-seen opportunity’: How our Scientists tackled a new and present threat

March 18, 2021: Ten great things that happened this week

March 17, 2021: Read March 2021 issue of Unity Health Toronto Magazine

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