Medical mask policy in effect during respiratory illness season

Masks are currently required in all patient care areas of hospitals, long-term care facilities and community health-care sites and clinics. Please do not enter these facilities if you have cold or flu-like symptoms, such as runny nose, sore throat, fever, cough, shortness of breath/trouble breathing, diarrhea or vomiting. Do not enter these facilities if you feel unwell, no matter how mild the symptoms. 

Visitors to long-term care and seniors’ assisting living facilities need to wear a medical mask in common areas and when participating in indoor events in common areas. 

Thank you for helping keep patients and staff healthy this season.

The Respiratory Disease Education Program is for adults with Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), and other respiratory diseases.

How to access

  • Check eligibility

    ​We serve adults with COPD, asthma, or other respiratory diseases. 

  • Get a referral

    We accept referrals from any health care provider. Have your health care provider complete the North Shore Chronic Disease Service referral form and fax the completed form to (604) 297-9681.

    North Shore Chronic Disease Service referral form

Hours of operation

Currently open

We operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Visiting hours may vary depending on the unit. Please call the Lions Gate Hospital main line at (604) 988-3131 to determine visiting times before your visit.

Parking & Transportation

Lions Gate Hospital is located on 231 East 15th Street in North Vancouver.

​Paid visitor parking is available in the hospital parkade on 15th Street, east of St. Georges Avenue.

For detailed information regarding parking, public transit and wheelchair accessibility, please review the LGH Patient & Family Handbook.

Download parking rates for VCH facilities

Lions Gate Hospital (LGH)

​Lions Gate Hospital (LGH) provides a full range of general and many specialized acute care services, including general medicine, emergency and critical care, general surgery, orthopedics, maternity, pediatrics, psychiatry, chemotherapy, cardiac care, diagnostics, nuclear medicine, palliative care, rehabilitative services and neurosurgery.

Respiratory Disease Education Program

The Respiratory Disease Education Program provides education for adults with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and other respiratory diseases.