Public Advisory:  Effective Thursday, January 14, 2021at 12:01 a.m., the government is issuing a stay-at-home order requiring everyone to remain at home with exceptions for essential purposes, such as going to the grocery store or pharmacy, accessing health care services, for exercise or for essential work.  A State of Emergency has been declared in Ontario. Provincial Shutdown measures remain in effect with further restrictions added. Read more here.

COVID-19 Vaccine Update: We are currently not booking vaccinations. Please avoid calling in an attempt to schedule vaccinations at this time. Vaccine rollout details

Emergency Preparedness Week

 

Emergency preparedness at the community level is led by your local Municipality, with support by the County, First Responders, and other agencies including Public Health. In most emergency scenarios, the role of Public Health is “environmental surety”. This can be described as making sure that secondary impacts such as infection, or illness caused by consuming contaminated food and water is reduced or eliminated. We also take a lead role in biological emergencies such as pandemics.

During many types of emergencies, the normal services available to you may be disrupted. In order to keep your family healthy and safe it is a good idea to plan for emergency situations and make an emergency kit so that you can provide your basic needs for a minimum of 72 hours.

 

 Emergency Preparedness Week

 

 Preparedness in Your Community

 

 Public Health Preparedness

 

 Preparedness at Home

 

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