Update to phone lines at our Birchmount and General Hospitals: If calling through Birchmount main line (416-495-2400), add “7” when dialing an extension. If calling through General main line (416-438-2911), add “8” when dialing an extension.

COVID-19 Information

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General Information

Coming to SHN

Across our health network, we continue to have some temporary measures in place to help protect the safety of patients, family members, and staff.

Screening at Entrances

Everyone entering the hospital will be asked to self-screen and clean hands when they enter the hospital.

Wearing a mask is optional, however it is recommended in our emergency department.

Thank you for your ongoing cooperation and support. You are helping to keep our patients, healthcare workers and community safe!

COVID-19 by the Numbers

COVID-19 Cases at SHN

Admitted patients with confirmed COVID-19 as of May 22 at 8 a.m.

Birchmount Hospital


Centenary Hospital


General Hospital


COVID-19 Outbreaks at SHN

There are no COVID-19 outbreaks at this time.

Community Services & Resources

COVID-19 Vaccines, Testing and Treatments in the Community

COVID-19 vaccines continue are available through Toronto Public Health, the provincial government, or certain local pharmacies. For more information, please check out:

COVID-19 testing, assessments, and treatment are available through certain local pharmacies and the provincial government. To learn more, please:

Please note: For the most up-to-date process on accessing Paxlovid and remdesivir or patients in the community, please refer to Ontario Health’s COVID-19 Treatment website.


Patients may be appropriate for Paxlovid, which is an oral antiviral medication for treating COVID-19 that can reduce the risk of mild or moderate COVID-19 infections from developing into severe infections that requires high-risk patients to be hospitalized.

Paxlovid is available through local pharmacies and may be prescribed by community prescribers (e.g. family physician, nurse practitioners, specialists).


Patients with contraindications to Paxlovid or who have drug-drug interactions that prohibit Paxlovid administration may be eligible for remdesivir. This therapy is administered through an IV infusion over a three-day course.

Unity Health Toronto Providence Healthcare
Outpatient Post-Covid Condition Rehabilitation Program
Admitting Office: 1-416-285-3744
View Website

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
St. Johns Rehab Program
Post Covid-Rehab Program
1-416-226-6780 ext. 6949
View Website

University Health Network Toronto Rehab Institute
Covid Outpatient Services
*Only accepts referrals from UHN physicians and programs*
Admitting office: 1-416-597-3422 ext. 3305 or 3074
View Website

Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital
Post Covid 19 NeuroRehabilitation Step-Up Program
*A physicians referral is required*
Referral Form
View Website

The Salvation Army – Toronto Grace Health Centre
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Clinic
Main Clinic: 1-416-925-2251 ext. 265
Referral Form
View Website

Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare
Covid Recovery Program
*A nurse or physicians referral is required*
Referral Form
View Website

Cornerstone Physiotherapy
Video conferencing Long Covid program available anywhere in Ontario
View Website

Other Resources

A Government of Canada information line (in English and French) is also open every day from 7 a.m. to midnight: 1-833-784-4397

Telehealth Ontario

Toronto Public Health

You can use the Government of Ontario’s self-assessment tool to help determine if you need to seek further care.

Self-Assessment Tool

If you have taken a COVID-19 test, you can access and view your test results from the Ministry of Health online through a new user-friendly tool. This is maintained by Ontario Health on behalf of the Ministry.

Access your results