News & Media

Members of the media: Our expert staff is available to provide a local perspective on the health care stories that affect us all. For contact and other details please visit our media page. In addition to our current news and releases below, you’ll find more recent releases and media coverage here,

Our latest news and releases

July 30th, 2021

St. Mary’s declares COVID-19 outbreak on its fourth floor

In consultation with Region of Waterloo Public Health, St. Mary’s General Hospital has declared a COVID-19 outbreak on its fourth floor. There are currently three cases associated with the outbreakmore info…

July 28th, 2021

Call for interest: St. Mary’s General Hospital’s Board of Trustees

St. Mary’s General Hospital’s vision is “Inspiring Excellence. Healthier Together.” Our Board of Trustees is seeking talented, engaged members of our community to join in the pursuit of this visionmore info…

July 22nd, 2021

With a cut of the ribbon, St. Mary’s marks huge milestone for Cardiac Rehabilitation program

Kitchener, Ont. – St. Mary’s General Hospital is pleased to announce that we have formally cut the ribbon on a brand-new facility that will house our Cardio-Pulmonary Rehabilitation Clinic program.more info…

July 18th, 2021

St. Mary’s increases number and frequency of visitors for inpatients

St. Mary’s will be increasing the number and frequency of visitors for inpatients starting this weekend. This will be a significant benefit to patients and families and will more closelymore info…

July 1st, 2021

Fourth-floor COVID-19 outbreak declared over at St. Mary’s

July 26, 2021: In consultation with Region of Waterloo Public Health, St. Mary’s has declared an end to the COVID-19 outbreak on its fourth floor. In total, six patients andmore info…

June 28th, 2021

St. Mary’s General Hospital to temporarily manage Kaljas Home, working collaboratively with staff at the home

St. Mary’s has been asked by the Region of Waterloo to temporarily manage Kaljas Home, working collaboratively with staff at the home. Kaljas Home is an assisted living residence formore info…

June 25th, 2021

Advisory: Fraudulent calls appear to come from federal COVID-19 information line

Some residents of Waterloo Region have reported receiving fraudulent calls where the caller advises the resident that they are a high-risk contact of a COVID-19 patient and require testing. Atmore info…

June 23rd, 2021

COVID-19 outbreak on fifth floor declared over

July 7, 2021: In consultation with Region of Waterloo Public Health, St. Mary’s has declared an end to the outbreak on its fifth floor. In total, five patients and threemore info…

June 21st, 2021

Kitchener-Waterloo residents raise $371,310 in support of St. Mary’s RedDAY

On June 11, the community came together in support of St. Mary’s RedDAY. Thanks to residents in Waterloo Region, and the generous Manulife donation match program, matching donations up to amore info…

June 18th, 2021

St. Mary’s to allow more frequent visits to patients in ICU

St. Mary’s will be increasing the number and frequency of visitors for patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) starting this weekend. This will be a significant benefit to patientsmore info…