Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Patients and Visitors

Women’s College Hospital is actively monitoring the situation with the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) as it unfolds. Please visit our FAQ page or see more information below.

How to self-isolate: no symptoms fact sheet COVID-19 [.pdf]

How to self-isolate: with symptoms fact sheet COVID-19 [.pdf]

For more detailed information on the status of the virus and risk to Canadians, please visit the
Public Health Agency of Canada or Ontario Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care websites.

Patient Information: Screening at WCH Entrances

  • Everyone entering Women’s College Hospital will be screened for COVID-19 symptoms.
  • The hospital will be open only to patients with appointments, please see our visitor restrictions information. Please plan for longer than normal waits to enter the hospital.
  • Our SA/DVCC clinic is open 24/7, no appointment necesary.
  • You will only be able to access the hospital using our Main Entrance or through the parking garage. 

WCH COVID-19 Assessment Centre

Before coming the WCH Assessment Centre, do a pre-assessment by  using this online tool.

Children under the age of 2 cannot be seen at the Women’s College Hospital Assessment Centre. Please call Telehealth Ontario (1-866-797-0000) for a full list of available Assessment Centres.

You do not need an appointment but note this is not an urgent care centre - the only service being provided is COVID-19 assessment.

To access the COVID-19 Assessment Centre, please use the North East entrance located on Grosvenor Street. 

Hours of Service for COVID-19 Assessment Centre:

7 days a week 
9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. 

If you are concerned that you have COVID-19 or that you may have come into contact with someone who has COVID-19, please contact Telehealth (1-866-797-0000), your local public health unit or your healthcare provider and inform them of your concerns. Please do not visit your healthcare provider before calling ahead.  

Infection control measures at Women's College Hospital
The WOMEN’S COLLEGE HOSPITAL (WCH) IPAC team is in close contact with Public Health Ontario and other agencies to help guide decision-making as the situation evolves. We continue to adhere to routine practices which include monitoring patients for new onset of symptoms, diligent hand hygiene, appropriate use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and disinfection of equipment. 


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