More from COVID-19 updates for staff


COVID 19: Dealing with stress and anxiety

Resources are available to help staff and students who are feeling anxiety, panic or stress.


McGill HR offers an employee family-assistance program. Call the toll-free number, 1-844-880-9142, or go to

Published: 30 Mar 2020

Neuro Facilities Services during COVID-19 ramp-down period

Neuro Facilities will be working remotely from Monday to Friday, 8 am to 4 pm. For any requests or inquiries, please email facilities.neuro [at] CONTACTS

Code-related emergencies inside the building (flood, fire, chemical spill, medical, etc.), dial 55555 from internal phone.

Emergencies outside the building, please call 911.

Published: 18 Mar 2020

Mail Room (Internal mail) & General Stores operations COVID-19

Mail Room

Receives all Canada Post packages only and internal mail

Room: RVH - E.372 Dispatch Center Phone: 514 934-1934 Ext. 54000 Dial “4” for Neuro Leave message only

Operating hours

7 am to 8 pm Monday to Friday

Delivery Rounds

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, around noon


Published: 18 Mar 2020

CO2 delivery to The Neuro during research ramp-down period

Update: Wednesday, March 25

Please see this updated memo with information about PRAXAIR and MEGS deliveries.

Published: 18 Mar 2020

Work remotely during COVID-19

In the current climate, the well-being of our entire community - staff, patients and students - is at the forefront of our thinking. We are moving quickly to promote social distancing.

As of Monday the 16th of March, and until we communicate otherwise, all Institute (McGill) employees are expected to work remotely, unless otherwise notified. Managers are asked to exchange with their employees to plan for the coming weeks. 

Published: 16 Mar 2020

Neuro Staff: Returning to work after travelling abroad

If you are returning to Canada after any foreign travel on March 12 and beyond, you must:

Comply with a mandatory 14-day self-isolation period at home from the day of your return and call extension 44FLU (44358)

If you have visited China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Iran, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Spain and South Korea and returned to Canada before March 12, you must:

Published: 16 Mar 2020

New rules governing events and gatherings at The Neuro

In order to limit potential exposure to COVID-19, The Neuro has adopted additional special measures for gatherings and events within The Neuro complex, including Neuro activities in other buildings such as the Lyman Duff and Ludmer buildings.

Published: 16 Mar 2020

Restricted entrance to The Neuro

As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation continues to evolve, we are taking additional precautions to prevent transmission of the virus in our facility. For that reason, we must restrict access to The Neuro and screen staff and patients.

One (1) caregiver can accompany a patient. No visitors will be allowed.

Published: 16 Mar 2020

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The Neuro is a McGill research and teaching institute; delivering high quality patient care, as part of the Neuroscience Mission of the McGill University Health Centre. We are proud to be a Killam Institution, supported by the Killam Trusts.

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