Covid-19 Information Sources for Ontario residents

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Ontario Ministry of Health and information on the Ontario Government’s response.

The Ontario Ministry of Health has provided facts sheets about the virus in multiple languages at the following link:

What should I do if I think I have the virus?

If you develop symptoms of the 2019 novel coronavirus, call Telehealth Ontario for medical advice at 1-866-797-0000 or contact your local public health unit. Be sure to mention your symptoms and your travel history, including the countries you visited. Don’t know your local public health unit phone number?  Call 211 for the number.

If you need immediate medical attention, call 911 and mention your travel history and symptoms.

If you are looking for resources to help you cope with stress, call 211.

If this is an emergency, call: 9-1-1

211’s Toll-free line: 1-877-330-3213

211’s TTY line: 1-888-340-1001

Information resources on COVID-19 from the Government of Canada:

Public Health Agency of Canada COVID-19 information Line

1-833-784-4397 (Interpretation services are available in multiple languages).

Government of Canada’s Information Page about Covid-19

Frequently Asked Questions about Covid-19 and Government of Canada’s response.

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