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Updated: COVID-19 resource page – Updated back to school information included

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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

Get the latest information on the safe return to school from the Health Unit here. Included is the link to the before school daily screening tool. 

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.  

All fixed site clinics are now offering walk-ins. Click here to visit the Health Unit’s Facebook page for specific information (vaccine type, amount on hand) for the clinics. The same information is also shared on their Twitter feed here.

You can also use Leeds, Grenville and Lanark online booking portal. If you are unable to book on the portal – you can call the Health Unit for assistance at 1-800-660-5853 Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm.

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.

The Roadmap to Reopening

As of July 16, 2021, the entire province of Ontario, including the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit (LGLDHU) region, entered Step 3 of the Roadmap to Reopen. The Roadmap to Reopen is a plan to safely and cautiously reopen the province and gradually lift public health measures. Check the health unit’s COVID-19: Roadmap to Reopen webpage for more information.

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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