COVID-19 information for patients and families

To help protect our people, patients and communities, we are screening everyone who enters our main hospital buildings. Some of our entrances may be closed or have reduced access.

Please check our COVID-19 information page for more updates before coming to our sites.


Contact Media Relations

All media for the hospital is co-ordinated through the Communications and Public Affairs department. Members of the media interested in speaking to a physician, researcher or any staff member at St. Michael’s are asked to contact the Communications and Public Affairs department in advance of any interview or photo opportunities. A Communications and Public Affairs representative must accompany any member of the media when at St. Michael's.

Media team contacts

Main office

Main Communications and Public Affairs line : 416-864-5034
Monitored Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  

After hours and holidays: 416-864-5431  
Ask to have the on-call Communications and Public Affairs representative paged.  

The Communications and Public Affairs team also facilitates filming (for feature films, television and special projects) on the premises.

St. Michael's media policy:

  • Patient personal health information is confidential. Communications and Public Affairs will not confirm or comment publicly on whether a patient has been admitted to St. Michael's or his or her condition without the patient's consent or the consent of a substitute decision-maker.
  • Staff and/or patient consent must be obtained for interviews, filming or photo opportunities. In some cases, medical staff may be asked to assess a patient's ability to provide consent.
  • The media is encouraged to identify staff and physicians by their St. Michael's title in stories related to the individual's work or role.

For any other hospital-related inquiries, please visit our Contact Us page.