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COVID-19 Update

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton is beginning to reintroduce surgical and outpatient services slowly using a gradual, phased approach.  Some individuals, based on the severity of their condition and care needs, are being scheduled for procedures and treatments.

If you are a patient, your care team will contact you with more information when you are rebooked or booked for your treatment.

If you have concerns, please call your family physician. If there is an emergency, please call 911 and go the hospital immediately. If you have an urgent issue, please go to an urgent care centre. If this is a mental health emergency, call 9-1-1, the Crisis Outreach and Support Team (COAST) at 905.972.8338 or online at; go to your nearest hospital Emergency Department. St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton has Emergency Psychiatry Services at 50 Charlton Avenue East, Hamilton.

We are doing our best to serve all patients as quickly as possible, while ensuring the safety of our staff, patients and community. Thank you for your continued patience.

Click here for more information about your appointment and the reintroduction of services.

Click here for more information about the gradual reintroduction of visitors to inpatient areas.

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton (SJHH) offers an extensive range of comprehensive health services to residents of Hamilton-Niagara-Haldimand-Brant, surrounding region and beyond. Our services span the continuum of care from in hospital complex-acute care to outpatient services to home care and long term care.

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton is the largest acute care hospital and only academic and research centre in the St. Joseph’s Health System. Because we are one of the leading teaching and referral hospitals in Ontario, our patients benefit from an environment that fosters innovation and rapid adoption of new technologies, research, and treatments. We recognize and take great pride in the fact that we are a vital resource for specialized programs and health care services in the region.

Home to more than 4,000 staff, 700 physicians and 600 volunteers, St. Joe’s is a multi-site, regional, tertiary centre, renowned for its strength in respiratory care, kidney and urinary care, mental health and addictions, surgical services, cancer surgery and women’s and infants’ care. Our emergency department sees more than 50,000 patients a year.

Recognized for our expert delivery of compassionate, quality, patient-centred care, SJHH is built on the strengths and reputation of each of the programs that make up our wide range of services. Please follow the links on the menu to the left to learn more about each of the medical programs, specialty and outpatient healthcare services offered at SJHH.