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COVID-19 - Public Health Resources


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Public Health Resources

It’s important to ensure the information you’re receiving is accurate and from a credible source. Here are some important information sources and links:

Niagara Region Public Health

https://www.niagararegion.ca/health/

  • Information for Niagara Region residents:
  • Guidance and best practices
  • Public Health programs and services

Also on this website, you will find the COVID-19 Self-assessment Quiz

Niagara Health System

https://www.niagarahealth.on.ca/site/home

  • Current ER wait times
  • Protocols for patients, visitors
  • How to access COVID-19 screening centres
  • Valuable prevention advice

Niagara Health Navigator: Ontario's First Mobile Tool for Integrated Care 

https://www.niagarahealth.on.ca/site/news/2019/04/09/niagara-health-navigator-ontarios-first-mobile-tool-for-integrated-care

Drive-through service now available at St. Catharines COVID-19 Assessment Centre

Public Health Agency of Canada

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

  • Risk level for Canadians
  • Current situation
  • Travel advisories

Public Health Ontario

https://www.publichealthontario.ca/

  • Information for health care providers:
    • Guidance and best practices
    • Laboratory testing (health care providers)

Ontario Ministry of Health

https://www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus?_ga=2.25117882.1220449791.1584973666-39705131.1584973666

  • Ontario news
  • Status of cases in Ontario – updated at 10:30 a.m. daily

World Health Organization

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

  • Technical documents
  • Questions and answers

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

  • Health information
  • Updates on research
  • Best practice guidance