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COVID-19 information for the public


Notice regarding hospital access during construction

(May 13, 2022)

As a result of the Emergency Redevelopment construction project, there is currently no access via Taché Avenue to the West Block buildings at St. Boniface Hospital (Albrechtsen Research Centre, Dr. Andrei Sakharov MRI facility, IH Asper Institute, McEwen Building). Access to these buildings is via Goulet Place, located off Goulet Street, just west of Taché Avenue, until the spring of 2023. Please note the hospital’s south entrance will also be closing May 31 and will remain closed until spring 2023.

To view maps and directions related to the ED project, visit Maps and Directions – St Boniface Hospital


Visitor Access

(February 28, 2022)

Effective March 1, 2022, essential care partners and general (social) visitors no longer need to provide proof of vaccination. They will continue to be screened for Covid-19 symptoms, practice proper hand hygiene, and maintain physical distancing. All visitors must also sign in and sign out of visitor logs on the unit. Click here for the Covid-19 Frequently Asked Questions for Families document.

Visitors must enter through the main entrance for verification. Only one visitor at a time is allowed to visit a patient unless physical distancing can be maintained as determined by the unit.

Medical masks provided by St. Boniface Hospital will continue to be required upon entry to the hospital after March 15, 2022, and care teams will continue to provide guidance for any additional personal protective equipment (PPE) required.

Please note that hours for general (social) visits are from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily.


Designated Entrances

(August 6, 2021)
The two (2) entry points to the main hospital building are the

  • Everett Atrium (main entrance): Access 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Visitors must use this entrance (see Visitor Access restrictions below).
  • South Entrance: Access Monday to Friday from 6:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed weekends and statutory holidays. Only outpatients with appointments may use this entrance.

The Emergency entrance remains open as usual for patients needing emergency care.

Since March 15, 2021 a medical mask is provided to you and must be worn in the facility. Please wear your mask for the duration of your visit.


Communication with Patients

Click here for information on communicating with patients in Winnipeg Intensive Care Units, including St. Boniface Hospital.

All Patient Care Units

We encourage you to use our Well Wishes Program to let your loved one know you are thinking about them.


St. Boniface Hospital

SBH Entrance

St. Boniface Hospital has been providing leadership in health care on behalf of Manitobans since it was first established by the Grey Nuns in 1871.

The Everett Atrium serves as the main entrance for St. Boniface Hospital, located at 409 Taché Avenue.

A public space, it includes the main Inquiry Desk, several retail services available to patients, visitors, and staff , and leads to the Buhler Gallery, an art gallery open to all.

We invite patients and visitors to ask the staff at the Main Information Desk for directions and wayfinding.


Help Us Reduce the Spread of Infections

PROVINCIAL POSTER

Hand hygiene is the #1 way to prevent the spread of infections. Hand sanitizers are conveniently located throughout the hospital… before entrances, on patient care units, and near elevators. Please use them!

  • Your doctors and nurses should practice hand hygiene every time they enter your room.
  • Clean your hands before eating, after using the restroom, and after touching surfaces in the hospital.