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.

AW test – COVID-19 information for patients and families

Message to our community from Tim Rutledge, President and CEO

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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.

 

‘It made me feel safe’ – a patient’s experience at the ED during COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many people may have fears about seeking medical attention at hospitals – that they might expose themselves to the virus, or be an unnecessary burden on the health system. Paravaneh Laraya learned those fears aren’t necessary.

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TEN GREAT THINGS THAT HAPPENED THIS WEEK

May 7, 2020 – We know that living and working through COVID-19 is tough, but that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate the wonderful things that are happening at our sites – and for our people – along the way. Full story

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. Full story  

UNITY HEALTH TORONTO IS RECEIVING A LARGE SHIPMENT OF DONATED PPE FROM CHINA

April 20, 2020 – Unity Health Toronto is currently on the receiving end of a large donation of personal protective equipment (PPE) in what can only be described as a reciprocation of international solidarity. Full story  

Adapting practices to protect expecting parents, newborns

April 3, 2020 – Across Canada and around the globe, physicians and health care professionals are rapidly adapting practices as they look to find effective ways to deliver care while minimizing the risk of contracting COVID-19 for patients and health care providers. To help keep regular pre- and post-natal care and routine well-child visits on track, Dr. Tali Bogler came up with an alternative to the typical schedule to keep these patients safe during the pandemic. Full story

 

FOCUS ON YOUR MENTAL HEALTH DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

March 31, 2020 – Information is changing rapidly, social and professional routines have been interrupted and there is much that is unknown – like when this will end and when life will return to normal. As a result, it’s only natural that the COVID-19 pandemic is bringing about feelings of fear and anxiety for many people. Full story  

Social distancing and other ways to stay healthy

March 20, 2020 – As the COVID-19 situation continues to rapidly evolve, we’ve all been hearing how “social distancing” can help “flatten the curve” and curb the spread of the disease. But what exactly does that mean? We asked our experts to share their tips on staying safe. Here’s what they said. Full story  

March 2, 2020: Social workers lead positive change at Unity Health Toronto Feb. 25, 2020: Patients as teachers Jan. 29, 2020: Mental health: how to break the stigma and take action Jan. 6, 2020: Meet Irfan Dhalla: Unity Health Toronto’s first vice president of Physician Quality and director of the Care Experience Institute More stories from Unity Health Toronto