Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update


  • Patients and visitors do not need to wear masks at WDMH in public areas of the hospital such as hallways, elevators, and the cafeteria. Those who prefer to wear a mask should do so. 
  • Masks are still required in clinical areas including patient rooms, Emergency Department, Diagnostic Imaging, clinic appointments, and waiting rooms. 
  • Masks will continue to be available at the entrances. 

 Coming to visit a patient? Learn more about the current guidelines.  


Getting the Vaccine

Vaccines are safe, effective, and the best way to protect you and those around you from serious illnesses like COVID-19. Learn more about Ontario's vaccination program here:
Read about vaccine considerations for people living with cancer

Coming to WDMH 

  • Between 6:30 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. on weekdays and 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on weekends:
    • Please use the main entrance, including obstetrics and support person, chemotherapy, dialysis, and ambulatory care patients.
    • Emergency patients should use the Emergency Department entrance. 
  • All other times:
    • Everyone should use the Emergency Department entrance. 

Get the Facts

To reduce the spread of germs including the flu and COVID-19, remember to:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water, or use hand sanitizer
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth unless you have just cleaned your hands
  • Cover your cough and sneeze with a tissue or into your arm, not your hand
  • Wear a mask when indoors in public places and when physical distancing is difficult. 
  • Stay home if you’re sick

For the latest information about Coronavirus, please visit credible websites such as: