Updated on March 27, 2020
CAMH is closely monitoring the evolving situation re: COVID-19 (novel coronavirus). The safety and wellbeing of everyone in the CAMH community is our top priority, and we continue to work with Toronto region hospitals to take proactive measures.
Please continue to check this page or the @CAMHnews Twitter account for updates for patients and families of CAMH.
CAMH Visitor Policy
Starting Saturday March 21 and until further notice, CAMH is only allowing essential visitors for CAMH inpatients in order to ensure a safe and secure environment for patients and staff.
Patients will be supported to keep in touch with loved ones virtually.
Essential visitor is defined as:
- A family member of a patient who is palliative or acutely ill, or
- A parent/guardian of an acutely ill young person.
Limited exceptions are in place.
Effective immediately, the Family Resource Centre is closed to all walk-ins. Staff continue to respond to call and emails. Patients and families, staff and the public can continue to connect with the Centre at email@example.com or 416-535-8501 ext. 33202.
Active screening protocols are in place for all people entering CAMH. Patients and visitors will be screened at key entry points to the hospital and in every patient encounter. Symptom-based screening will be performed for presence of:
- and/or fever
Anybody presenting with the above symptoms will receive further instructions.
Weekend screening locations
This coming weekend, March 28 and 29, there will be two active screening locations at the Queen Street site and one location at the College Street site.
- Lobby of Unit 1: open 6:30 am to 8:00 pm
- Lobby of Unit 4: open 6:30 am to 8:00 pm
- Spadina entrance: open 7:00 am to 11:00 pm
Weekday active screening locations – updated hours
40/50/60 White Squirrel Way – All Screening at 60 White Squirrel Way Entrance (8:00 am to 4:00 pm)
Unit 1, Unit 3 & 10 WSW – All Screening at Unit 1 Lobby (7:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Unit 2 & Unit 4 & Community Centre – All Screening at Unit 4 Lobby (6:30 am to 8:00 pm)
100 Stokes Street (Bell Gateway Building) and 101 Stokes Street (Doctors’ Association Building) - All screening for both buildings will occur at 100 Stokes Lobby (5:30 am to 11:30 pm)
80 Workman Way (Intergenerational Wellness Centre) – South entrance on Workman Way (8:00 am to 4:00 pm)
College and Russell Street
250 College – Spadina Street Entrance (7:00 am to 11:00 pm) and Main Entrance of 250 College Street (8:00 am to 4:00 pm)
33 Russell Street, 252 College and 175 College – All screening at Main Entrance of 250 College Street (8:00 am to 4:00 pm)
1451 Queen Street West (Downtown West Clinic) – All screening at Main Entrance (8:30 am to 4:30 pm)
393 King Street East (Downtown East Clinic) – All screening at Main Entrance (8:30 am to 4:30 pm)
For additional information about the COVID-19 pandemic in Ontario, please visit: https://www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus