Social Distancing or Physical Distancing means staying at home as much as possible, and avoid non-essential trips in the community. When in public it means keeps a minimum of six feet between yourself and other people.
Self-Isolation means stay at home for 14-days monitoring yourself for symptoms, or until 24-hours free of symptoms. Do not go out into the community during self-isolation as you may infect others with the virus. Read more about who needs to self-isolate and how on the Eastern Ontario Health Unit website.
Symptoms of COVID-19 are common to a number of respiratory illnesses, and can range from mild to severe: fever, cough and respiratory symptoms such as shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. If you suspect you have contracted the virus, or are experiencing symptoms, call the Eastern Ontario Health Unit at 1-800-267-7120. If you are experiencing severe symptoms or in the event of an emergency, call 9-1-1. Advise the operator of your symptoms and travel history. Do not call or go to the hospital with NON-severe symptoms. Visit the Ontario.ca for more guidelines.
Remembrance Day Events
If you choose to give out treats:
The Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) is pleased to announce that starting May 18, 2021, individuals who are aged 18 or older in 2021 (born in 2003 or earlier) can book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment. For the full list of individuals who are eligible to book an appointment for the vaccine, please visit www.eohu.ca/register.
All individuals who are eligible to book a vaccine appointment are encouraged to do so by consulting our website to determine how they can book their appointment. In some cases, there are multiple options for booking an appointment. Booking is also available directly through the provincial booking system at www.Ontario.ca/bookvaccine. Individuals who require assistance with booking can call the Provincial Vaccine Information Line at 1-888-999-6488.
Appointments can be made by an individual or with the help of someone. If you know someone who is part of an eligible group, please encourage them to get vaccinated. Those needing assistance with booking or getting to their COVID-19 vaccine appointment should visit our website to access local supports.
On September 25, 2020 the Province of Ontario implemented new public health measures which will require businesses or organizations to comply with any advice, recommendations, and instructions issued by the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health on screening for COVID-19. To read the COVID-19 Screen Tool for Workplaces (Businesses and Organizations) please click here.
We understand that businesses are facing an unprecedented and uncertain time. The Municipality is working to develop a plan to help our businesses navigate the Pandemic. For financial program opportunities, best practices and the latest resources, click here.
Who to call?
In response to the rapidly changing COVID-19 landscape, Champlain Community Support Network has put together a dedicated website where seniors can request community support services that are currently available in our region. The online referral site is: https://communitysupport.covidresponse.ca/
The site is available in both English and French and focuses on four key services:
Services can be requested by residents as well as service providers. Individuals will complete a simple online request form indicating the needed services and their location. Requests for service will then be routed to the appropriate Community Support agency based on the location of the client. Seniors and adults with disabilities in South Dundas will be referred to J. W. MacIntosh Community Support Services.