This website has been optimised for more recent browsers. For an improved user experience, please update your web browser.
Print This Page
Visitor Information Panel
Connect With Us:
Watch us on YouTube Join us on Instagram
Welcome to Our Virtual Information Desk
Need directions to a department or clinic? Want to visit a patient? We're here to help!

Use our "Virtual Information Desk", accessible at the top of any page on our website by clicking on this Visitor Information Panel icon icon, to help answer common questions or help you find your way before and during your hospital visit.

Of course, you can visit our onsite main Information Desk located at the Melnyk Entrance (off of the Queensway) which is open from 7am to 9pm, Monday to Friday, and from 9am to 9pm Weekends and Holidays. Feel free to call us at 416-530-6000.

Find us at St. Joes
St. Joseph's Health Centre Toronto


Influenza outbreak – visitor information

St. Joseph’s Health Centre is currently experiencing an Influenza outbreak on our 4L Medicine patient care unit. Please note the following if you are planning on visiting the Health Centre or plan on visiting a patient on the affected unit: If you are feeling unwell or have respiratory symptoms of any kind, please do not […]

St. Joseph’s cafeteria implements multiple changes to reduce waste

First the plastic straws were eliminated. Then all Styrofoam and plastic materials such as utensils, take-out containers, soup bowls and lids, coffee cups and lids, stir sticks, and plates were replaced with compostable ones. Then, organic waste bins and a cooking-oil recycling project were also implemented. St. Joseph’s Health Centre’s cafeteria, named the Lakeside Café, […]

St. Joseph’s pediatrician honoured for research and advocacy for Inuit children

Dr. Anna Banerji is a world traveler. She has visited more than 50 countries and became an infectious disease specialist so she could maximize her impact as a health care provider in helping underserved communities around the world. But no matter where her travels take her, it’s a region much closer to home that holds […]

The new Learning and Innovation Centre at St. Joseph’s Health Centre is now open

St. Joseph’s Health Centre’s newly renovated and transformed meeting and education spaces in the Learning and Innovation Centre are now open. Thanks to the support of generous donors, the meeting spaces formerly named Education Centre A and B, the Small Boardroom and the Large Boardroom, and the small room across the hall, have all been […]

Making infection protection fun

How the IPAC Olympics – and chocolate pudding – put a new twist on infection prevention learning Nov. 8, 2019 – It’s not every day that Dianagris Balakrishnan finds herself covered in pudding at work. But one day this summer, she had so much of it on her personal protective equipment (PPE) gown and gloves […]

St. Joseph’s awarded for supporting organ and tissue donation

For the first time, St. Joseph’s Health Centre has been awarded the Provincial Conversion Rate Award from Trillium Gift of Life Network (TGLN) for its teams’ work with organ and tissue donation and for supporting families through a difficult and important process. Every year, TGLN sets a goal for the Provincial Conversion Rate, asking hospitals […]

St. Joseph’s cafeteria goes green

Reducing our environmental footprint is a priority for Unity Health Toronto and a key component towards Investing in our Future. The cafeteria at St. Joseph’s – otherwise known as Lakeside Café – is going green! All Styrofoam and plastic material such as utensils, containers, soup bowls and lids, coffee cups and lids, and plates will […]

Unity Health Toronto not impacted by recent food recall

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has recently recalled a number of meat-based products due to possible contamination. Unity Health Toronto is aware of the recall and has investigated to confirm there is no risk to anyone who has eaten food prepared across our network, based on how our food is prepared. The recalled products are […]

How to prevent infections at work, at home and at play

Tips to stay healthy from an infection prevention and control expert Our world is full of bacteria and viruses and our best defence is learning how to coexist with them safely as we go about our daily routines. Ina Belu is an infection prevention and control practitioner at St. Joseph’s who advises staff on best […]

Meet Mark Kocsis – St. Joseph’s first-ever de Souza Nurse Associate

The last few years in Mark Kocsis’ life have been busy, to say the least. Kocsis graduated from Ryerson University’s nursing program in June 2017, and by November of that year, had begun his career on the Medicine, Oncology and Palliative Care (6M) unit at St. Joseph’s Health Centre. All the while, Kocsis was fueling […]

Top of Page