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Updated: COVID-19 resource page – Updated Vaccine Clinic information included

by | Jul 7, 2021 | Local News | 0 comments

GENERAL COVID-19 Information: The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit has a general COVID-19 information page that provides the latest, local information that residents need to know. Click or tap here for the Health Unit’s main page for all other services

VACCINATION INFORMATION

Everyone 12 and up is now eligible to be vaccinated against COVID-19. 

Click here for the latest Vaccination booking information from the Health Unit.  

Click here to visit their Facebook page for times and dates for walk-in clinics. Eligibility is usually included in each post. The same information is also shared on their Twitter feed here.

You can put your name on the contingency list each week by clicking here

The province’s online booking tool can be found at www.ontario.ca/bookvaccine. The Provincial Vaccine Information Line is 1-833-943-3900 (TTY 1-866-797-0007) and is open Monday to Sunday from 8:00am to 8:00pm.

The Local Leeds, Grenville and Lanark Booking Centre toll-free number is 1-844-369-1234. Hours of operation are 8:30am to 4:00pm, 7 days a week.

PHARMACIES OFFERING VACCINES
There are local pharmacies in Lanark, Leeds, and Grenville that are now accepting COVID-19 vaccine appointments for those 40 and over. You have to contact the pharmacy directly to book your appointment. You can do that by clicking here to be brought to the provincial pharmacy locator page. There you can enter your postal code to get the list and contact information for the pharmacies closest to you. All have individual links to help you book your appointments and other location-specific information.\

The Roadmap to Reopening

As of June 30, 2021, the entire province of Ontario, including the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit entered Step 2 of the Roadmap to Reopen. Click here for more information, such as which restrictions have been lifted and which remain in place. 

 

TESTING INFORMATION

Testing for COVID-19 is by appointment only. Please click or tap here for the latest testing information from the health unit. The link includes who should get a test, and how to go about getting an appointment.  Please contact your primary health care provider, or the Health Unit at 1-800-660-5853 if you’re experiencing symptoms of COVID-19.If you are experiencing symptoms, please click or tap here to be taken to the Province of Ontario self-assessment tool.

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT

Lanark County Mental Health has established a COVID-19 Mental Health Hotline from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and from 8:00a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday. Anyone seeking assistance in dealing with mental health issues can call toll-free 1-833-283-9979.

Other Links:
COVID-19 provincial information page
Federal Government’s COVID-19 page

Information for local businesses:
Downtown Heritage Perth BIA
Perth and District Chamber of Commerce
Smiths Falls Downtown Business Association
Smiths Falls and District Chamber of Commerce
Downtown Carleton Place BIA
Carleton Place and District Chamber of Commerce

 

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