COVID-19 Related Information

CIUSSS policies regarding access to the Douglas

Access points

Perry Pavilion   Access for all
Bond Pavilion   Access for all
Reed Pavilion   Access limited to visitors and employees of the ER, UIB, Reed 2, and intensive care. May be used to access Porteous.


*** Special notices ***

  • Use of unauthorized access points is prohibited and is being increasingly monitored by CIUSSS Security.
  • With the pandemic and distancing measures, the cafeteria has reduced seating and employees are encouraged to bring their own meals to avoid a high volume of people at the same time in the cafeteria.

 (last update January 28, 2021)

Required PPE

  • Procedure masks are mandatory inside all buildings at the Douglas Institute
  • Mask must be worn in shared spaces and in offices if occupants are separated by less than 2 meters
  • Eye protection (face shields or safety glasses) required if there is contact with service users
Please note that used masks must be placed in garbages and not left on the Douglas grounds, in the tunnels, stairwells, etc.

 (last update October 15, 2020)

Voluntary testing services on the Douglas grounds

voluntary testing service available on-site at the Douglas (follow bright yellow signs on the east side of the Douglas Hall building). Tests can be obtained for free, without a referral, on a first-come, first-serve basis.


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