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Updated: Local COVID-19 Information

by | Apr 6, 2020 | Local News | 0 comments

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. 

Click or tap here to be taken to the Province of Ontario self-assessment tool


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.


Information for claiming EI during the COVID-19 pandemic

Canadian Government warns of COVID-19 scams

Help for Hydro – Ontario Energy Board information

Click or tap for important information for local businesses, from the Perth BIA
Click for information about retail, take out restaurant options in Perth


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.

Click or tap here to be taken to their page.


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. 

Click or tap here to be taken to their page.



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. 

Click or tap here to be taken to the map.


Other important information

Police Services 

OPP taking steps to limit risk of COVID-19 transmission

Smiths Falls Police Service taking steps to limit risk of COVID-19 transmission

Hospitals and health centres: 
Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital offer COVID-19 Update
Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital Website

Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital Website

Almonte General Hospital Website
COVID-19 Update from the Almonte General Hospital and Fairview Manor 

Kemptville District Hospital Website
Kemptville District Hospital: We’re here for the residents of North Grenville

Message from Urgent Care Clinic at the North Lanark Community Health Centre

Municipal Links:
County of Lanark
United Counties of Leeds and Grenville

Town of Perth
Town of Smiths Falls
Town of Carleton Place

Drummond/North Elmsley
Mississippi Mills
North Frontenac
Rideau Lakes


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