Updated: Local COVID-19 Information
Click or tap here to be taken to the federal government’s Canada Emergency Response Benefit page, where eligible Canadians can apply for aid totaling approximately $2,000 per month
Please Contact Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000 or your local public health unit (LGLHU: 1-800-660-5853) if you’re experiencing symptoms of COVID-19. Do not call 911 unless it is an emergency.
This page will be used to provide links to important information about the COViD-19 Pandemic, and will be updated as new information becomes available.
The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Paula Stewart has shared a message about COVID-19. The Health Unit reports that it is working with local health care providers to be prepared and ready to respond to the presence of the novel coronavirus now called COVID-19 virus in our community. They have detailed information to help concerned citizens learn more about the virus.
Click or tap or click here to be taken to their page.
The provincial government is also taking steps to inform the public on the status of the virus across the province. Every weekday at 10:30 a.m. Ontario has been updating its dedicated web page with the most up-to-date information on the status of cases in Ontario, including: the number of cases currently under investigation; and the number of confirmed positive, negative and resolved cases.
The federal Government has also created a page to provide the details to its response to the pandemic. It includes detail on action taken by the government, information for travelers, and more.
The Center for Systems Science and Engineering at John Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland is maintaining a map showing the latest information on the pandemic. It contains information on total confirmed cases (globally and by individual countries), number of fatalities, and the number of patients who have recovered.
Other important information
Hospitals and health centres:
Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital offer COVID-19 Update
Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital Website
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