You can use your cell phone in public areas such as the atrium and cafeteria. To keep patients safe and make sure that care is not disrupted, you may be asked to turn your cell phone completely off in patient rooms, treatment areas, or near any medical devices when circumstances warrant.
Whitehorse General Hospital has wireless Internet service available for all patients and visitors at no cost. You can connect your phone, tablet or computer to the Internet by selecting “WGH-Guest” from the list of available WiFi networks and accepting the terms and conditions. The service is made available thanks to the Yukon Hospital Foundation, Northwestel and Yukon Government’s Community Development Fund.