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Shoppers Drug Mart provides free access to mental health program to help Canadians coping with stress

Shoppers Drug Mart provides free access to mental health program to help Canadians coping with stress
Stress management program available online through SilverCloud Health TORONTO – Shoppers Drug Mart is making peace of mind a little more accessible to Canadians as they struggle with increased stress in the face of COVID-19.  In partnership with SilverCloud Health, the company has opened a virtual stress management program, accessible anywhere from their phones, tablets or computer. The company will cover all associated... Read More

Third Positive Case of COVID-19 in EOHU Region

Third Positive Case of COVID-19 in EOHU Region
Dr. Paul Roumeliotis, Medical Officer of Health at the Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU), has confirmed a third positive case of COVID-19 in the EOHU area. The individual in their 30’s is from Prescott-Russell and does not have a history of travel. Investigations are still underway. Following testing at an Ottawa assessment centre, the individual returned home where they remain... Read More

WDMH Begins Planning for COVID-19 Assessment Centre in Winchester

WDMH Begins Planning for COVID-19 Assessment Centre in Winchester
Winchester – Winchester District Memorial Hospital, in partnership with the Eastern Ontario Health Unit, is being proactive and has begun to plan for the opening of a COVID-19 Assessment Centre in Winchester.  This centre will be used exclusively for the purpose of COVID-19 assessments. There is no planned opening date as WDMH is currently seeing a very small number of patients... Read More

Prime Minister announces Canada’s Plan to Mobilize Industry to fight COVID-19

Prime Minister announces Canada’s Plan to Mobilize Industry to fight COVID-19
Ottawa – The COVID-19 outbreak continues to evolve rapidly, and the government is mobilizing Canadian businesses and manufacturers to help fight the spread of the virus and protect the health and safety of all Canadians. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced Canada’s Plan to Mobilize Industry to fight COVID-19, which will create pathways to deploy resources to domestic manufacturers and... Read More

Changes at Winchester District Memorial Hospital Related to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Changes at Winchester District Memorial Hospital Related to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Winchester – Coming to WDMH – What You Need to Know. To help prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), patient visits are not permitted at this time at Winchester District Memorial Hospital. Exceptions may be made on compassionate grounds. Obstetrics patients may bring one support person with them. Everyone coming to WDMH will be required to use the main entrance... Read More

Death in Ontario Potentially Related to COVID-19

Death in Ontario Potentially Related to COVID-19
Medical Officer of Health offers condolences to family and friends TORONTO — Today, Dr. David Williams, Chief Medical Officer of Health issued the following statement in response to a death in Ontario potentially related to COVID-19: “It brings me great sadness to report a death in Ontario that is potentially related to COVID-19. The individual was a 77-year old man... Read More

Coronavirus Update from Almonte General Hospital, Fairview Manor & Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital

Coronavirus Update from Almonte General Hospital, Fairview Manor & Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital
To help prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), we have made some changes at Almonte General Hospital, Fairview Manor and Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital. We want to ensure the safety and well-being of patients, residents, staff and physicians. Patient and resident visits are not permitted at this time. Exceptions may be made on compassionate grounds. In Almonte, obstetrical... Read More

Statement from Minister Elliott and Minister Hardeman related to grocery buying habits and COVID-19 in Ontario

Statement from Minister Elliott and Minister Hardeman related to grocery buying habits and COVID-19 in Ontario
TORONTO — Today, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health and Ernie Hardeman, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, issued the following statement related to grocery buying habits and COVID-19 in Ontario: “The health and well-being of the people of Ontario is our government’s number one priority. Ontarians can be confident that our food supply is robust and... Read More

Public Health reminds residents to help reduce the spread of illness in the community

Public Health reminds residents to help reduce the spread of illness in the community
With the events of the past few days, the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit would like to remind people of the things you can do in your community to reduce the spread of all respiratory illnesses including COVID-19. As always, we encourage people to wash your hands often with soap and water, or use hand sanitizer; avoid touching your eyes,... Read More