Health Related Links

If you think you have coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has it, use this self-assessment to help determine how to seek further care – Self Assessment Tool

The province of Ontario recently expanded testing for COVID-19 to include those who are asymptomatic. Please read the following link for more information about how you can be tested: https://healthunit.org/media/2020-archive/province-expands-testing-for-covid-19/

Lanark County Mental Health

 A Mental Health Pandemic Helpline is now open. Any member of our community who is experiencing difficulties coping with their mental health, or anyone who is looking for strategies to improve their emotional well being, during the COVID-19 Pandemic, is encouraged to call.

The helpline will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday. Anyone wishing to connect with a mental health professional can do so, by calling our toll-free number: 1-833-283-9979.

Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit

healthunit.org/coronavirus

Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19

The province of Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. David Williams, is recommending that “individuals wear a face covering where physical distancing is not possible, such as on public transit or in a small grocery store or pharmacy.” Find out more about staying safe using face masks at the links below:

Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital

Press releases and information about donating supplies;
https://psfdh.on.ca/

Ontario Government

www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus

Government of Canada

www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html

Canadian Mental Health Association

http://ontario.cmha.ca/news/tips-to-manage-mental-health-during-covid-19/?fbclid=IwAR0xSWLrxA9_k-6C2GLnVHYtuhOEHN_nhBDbvzzcR4fBiNbA5JsThZ87Wo8

Wellness Together Canada

https://ca.portal.gs/