Visitors

Information for visitors arriving at CGMH: Visiting Hours

CGMH is committed to creating an environment that is supportive of patient and family centered care. We believe it is important for patients to experience the support of family and friends and to be treated as an individual with unique needs. We are committed to providing a safe, secure, and comfortable environment for our patients and staff.

  • Visiting hours are flexible to accommodate the patient circumstance; there are no “set” hours.
  • Between 8:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m., visitors must enter through the emergency department entrance. The department will be notified to expect visitors arriving shortly on the unit by the emergency department Clerk or Charge Nurse. Visitors will be instructed to report directly to the nursing station of the inpatient unit.

Please look under the FAQ below for more information.


Smoke Free / Scent Free Campus

The G&M Hospital is a Smoke Free / Scent Free Environment as of May 31, 2008. The smoke free environment includes all buildings and grounds.

Map, Directions & Transit

Convenient map directions and local transit information to get to the hospital

Respecting Privacy

As a visitor at CGMH you adhere to respecting our Privacy Policy of NO photography, videography and audio recording, while inside CGMH. We also kindly ask

Hand Hygiene

Hand hygiene must be strictly followed for all visitors and staff. Liquid hand sanitizers are located in the lobby and throughout the hospital.

Services for Francophones

French Language Library to enhance access to local health and social services offered in French.


FAQ'S

How do I find a family doctor in Collingwood, Clearview Township, The Blue Mountains or Wasaga Beach?

Anyone currently looking for a family physician can contact 705-445-2550 ext. 8190 to hear a recording of physicians accepting new patients.

You can also try Health Care Connect at 1-800-445-1822.



Is there WIFI for visitors?
Wireless Internet Access

Patients and visitors at The Collingwood General and Marine Hospital can now enjoy free wireless access to our guest wi-fi network, allowing users to send and receive email and surf the internet on their own wireless-enabled laptops or devices.

The guest network is available in all areas of the hospital.

We are unable to provide technical support to guests, and assume no responsibility for any direct or indirect damages arising from the use of the network.

What are the parking fees?
On-site Parking Locations

Patient, visitor and accessibility parking is available in the main parking lot, located off the laneway of the main Hume Street entrance.

Parking Rates
  • Less than 30 minutes: Free
  • Hourly rate: $3.00
  • Daily maximum: $10.00
  • Daily pass (in & out privileges): $10.00
  • Weekly pass (in & out privileges): $35.00
  • Monthly pass (in & out privileges): $60.00

All revenue generated through parking fees goes directly to support patient care services. Rates are subject to change without notice.

What are the visiting hours and limitations?

Visitors

Information for visitors arriving at CGMH

Visiting Hours

CGMH is committed to creating an environment that is supportive of patient and family centered care. We believe it is important for patients to experience the support of family and friends and to be treated as an individual with unique needs. We are committed to providing a safe, secure, and comfortable environment for our patients and staff.

For the comfort and safety of our patients, please consider the following guidelines:

    • Visiting hours are flexible to accommodate the patient circumstance; there are no “set” hours.
    • Between 8:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m., visitors must enter through the emergency department entrance. The department will be notified to expect visitors arriving shortly on the unit by the emergency department Clerk or Charge Nurse. Visitors will be instructed to report directly to the nursing station of the inpatient unit.
    • Overnight visiting must be prearranged with the patient’s nurse and Charge Nurse. Consent must be obtained by the other
      patient(s) sharing the room, prior to agreeing to have visitors stay overnight with a patient. Overnight visitors must respect the privacy and sleep requirements of all patients in the room.
    • Please respect patient privacy by knocking on the door before entering a patient room.
    • Please do not enter rooms marked as isolation without first discussing the special care required with the patient care unit staff.
    • Family and visitors who are unwell (fever, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea) should not come to the hospital until they are feeling better.
    • Children must always be supervised and are the responsibility of the visitor.
    • Visiting hours may be restricted or cancelled in the event of an infection control outbreak, emergency situation or pandemic.
Please remember we are a latex-free (balloons), lily-free, scent-free and smoke-free facility.