Nutrition and Food Services
Patients can expect homemade, well-balanced and nutritious food while staying at Whitehorse General Hospital. We offer a variety of soups, salads, hot meals, sandwiches, desserts, drinks and snacks.
Our menu is changed daily to serve a variety of fresh foods, including special diets (vegetarian and diabetic, for example) as well as traditional food for our First Nations patients. We also use local potatoes, carrots, cabbage and beets, when in season.
Learn more about our Traditional Food Program.
Patient Meal Service
Patients are served three meals each day as well as an evening snack.
- Breakfast – 7:30 am
- Lunch – 12 pm
- Dinner – 5 pm
- Evening Snack – 7:30 pm
If you have any food allergies, please make sure that you tell your nurse.
A variety of healthy snacks and drinks are also available to patients on the second floor in the hospital’s inpatient area at the central nutrition station.
Patients and visitors can also use our cafeteria, located on the first floor of the hospital. Our friendly staff provide quality, freshly prepared meals and snacks at affordable prices, including hot meals at lunch and soups, salads, sandwiches and desserts, throughout the day. At this time, the WGH Café accepts cash only. The hours of operation are:
- Monday to Friday 7:30 am – 3:30 pm
- Closed weekends and statutory holidays
Café Lunch Menu: December 2019 (PDF)
Vending machines are located in the cafeteria and are available every day from 7:30 am to 9:00 pm. The machines are stocked with healthy food options prepared by our hospital staff, including fresh fruit and vegetables, as well as soups, sandwiches, desserts, and hot meals. The machines are easy-to-use, accept most bill dominations and provide change.
Vending machines with other novelty and snack foods are also available in the hospital's main atrium.
For staff and community functions in the hospital, our team also provides catering services upon request. Whatever the event or occasion, we can help make it special. You can use the order form below or call 867-393-8241 for more information.