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
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:
- Province of Ontario: Face masks and COVID-19
- Leeds Grenville Health Unit: How to safely wear a face mask
- Health Canada: Do it yourself face masks
- Centre for Disease Control (U.S.): Guidance for use of cloth face coverings
Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital
Press releases and information about donating supplies;