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Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

This page is updated as conditions evolve.

Hotel Dieu Shaver (HDS) continues to be a safe place to receive care, and we continue to take extra precautions as part of our COVID-19 prevention measures. 


COVID-19 Outbreak Status

Units in Outbreak, as of Jan. 21, 2022:

  • 1 East
  • 1 West
  • 2 West

Hotel Dieu Shaver's COVID-19 Immunization and Management Policy (Policy No.:  II-OH-21) can be reviewed here


In-Patient Visitation

  • Patient visitation inside or outside of the hospital is not permitted;
  • Exceptions will only be made for end of life patients and are subject to approval by the clinical team;
  • Any person granted an exception must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of their enhanced vaccine certificate with QR code, along with photo ID.

Read full details about the temporary visitation changes here: https://bit.ly/3exPblE 

Hotel Dieu Shaver remains diligent in respecting our staff, physicians, patients and families, while aligning with our ongoing COVID-19 response. We are sincerely committed to providing the safest environment possible and are extremely grateful for the ongoing support.


Outpatient Services

  • Any person coming for an outpatient appointment will not be permitted a support person;
  • Limited exceptions, as determined by the clinical team, will only be considered for children under the age of 16 or any patient with a cognitive impairment, dementia or developmental disability;
  • Any approved caregiver granted an exception must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of their enhanced vaccine certificate with QR code, along with photo ID.

Current Suspensions & Closures

To protect health and strengthen safety, until further notice, the below services are restricted at this time:
  • Patient Advisor's, Volunteers and Auxilians
  • Hotel Dieu Shaver Gift Shop
  • Pet visitation
  • Hair Dresser Services