Reminder to all patients and visitors: Wearing a mask is mandatory at the MUHC
Wearing a mask is mandatory on all MUHC sites including hospitals, long-term care facilities and all administrative buildings.
All patients and visitors must remove their mask upon entering the hospital (this includes all types of masks) and put on a procedure mask which will supplied to you by the MUHC.
There are certain exceptions notably for:
- health-care employees who are completely behind Plexiglass coverings in certain clinical areas,
- or while eating and drinking if you can respect the 2 metre distance from others,
Wearing a mask is obligatory throughout the day in all locations, including public spaces, elevators, and hallways. It should cover your nose, mouth and chin at all times and should not have a valve.
Mask wearing, physical distancing, and hand washing remain key in preventing the spread of COVID-19
Thank you for your co-operation.
What to expect when coming to the MUHC
For information on the COVID-19 testing clinic click here
In order to provide a safe environment for patients and staff, patients should at the entrances listed below:
- Adult (Bloc C/Bloc D): S1 and RC (ground floor) entrances
- Montreal Children’s Hospital (Bloc A/Bloc B): S1 and RC (ground floor) entrances
- Cedars Cancer Centre entrance
- Adult and Pediatric Emergency Department entrances on S1 level (for emergencies only)
Montreal General Hospital
- Cedar Avenue entrance
- Parking entrance
- Livingston entrance on Cedar Avenue (L6) is reserved for dialysis patients only
- Emergency Department entrance (for emergencies only)
- Emergency entrance
- Main entrance 3801 University
- Reduced mobility entrance beside the main entrance
If you are scheduled to come to the hospital for an appointment, a test or a treatment, you will be called up to 24h prior to your appointment time.
- During the call, you will be informed if your appointment is postponed or maintained. You will be also be informed if your appointment will be in person, or over the phone.
- If you will be coming in person to the hospital for your appointment, you will be screened during the call for COVID-19 symptoms: fever, cough, sore throat, diarrhea, difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, nasal congestion and runny nose.
- If your appointment is by phone, your doctor will call you on the day of your appointment, unless otherwise specified.
On the day of the appointment (if in person) :
- You must call back the clinic if you have one or more of the COVID-19 symptoms.
- When you arrive at the hospital entrance, you will be asked again about COVID-19 symptoms.
- If you answer yes to any of the questions, your physicians or health care professional will be consulted to establish:
- If your appointment is maintained or should be postponed
- If you should be tested for COVID-19
For your safety and the safety of our patients and staff, we count on your honesty when responding to our screening questions. This allows our staff to make the necessary arrangements to ensure everyone’s safety.
If you have not been called or have concerns about your coming appointment, please call the clinic directly.
Please note that calls may appear as “Non-ID” or ‘Private Caller’. It is important that your phone is programmed to receive such calls in order to receive a call from the hospital.
If you were given your medical imaging appointment before March 12 (when the coronavirus crisis was declared), you will be called to confirm your appointment.
Appointments are given on a priority basis. If you were given an appointment after March 12, this means that your appointment has been prioritized, and confirmation is not required.
Located on the border of NDG and Westmount, this newest addition to the MUHC is one of the most innovative academic health centres in North America. It is comprised of six sites in one:
Access by car: Enter from Decarie Blvd. For Emergency drop off, take the ramp down to S1 by following the red Urgences - Emergency signs (see photo). To park, follow the signs to the underground parking lot.
Access by Metro: There is an accessible direct route to the hospital from the Vendome Metro station. Elevators available for those with mobility issues or with strollers.
Royal Victoria Hospital and Montreal Children's Hospital Emergency Departments
Open: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
If unsure what to do,
call Info-Santé at 8-1-1
Is your life or the life of someone you know in danger? Go to the nearest emergency department or call 911.
1001 boul. Decarie
Montreal, QC H4A 3J1