Changes to Renfrew County Family and Children’s Services

Family and Children’s Services of Renfrew County has been closely monitoring our local, provincial and national public health authorities and working closely with our Ministry partners and other Children’s Aid Societies of Ontario. In light of the state of emergency in Ontario, and in order to support the health and …

Enhanced measures to protect Ontarians from COVID-19

In a media release received today, March 16 at 8:22 p.m., Dr. David Williams, Chief Medical Officer of Health issued the  statement below detailing enhanced public health measures to help contain the spread of COVID-19. These include: avoid large gatherings of more than 50 people recommended closure of all recreational …

Province expanding Ontario Telehealth resources

The Ministry of Health issued the following statement on March 16: As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to evolve locally and globally, Ontario is taking further action to ensure the province’s health care system is prepared to continue to protect the health and well-being of Ontarians. Working closely with Telehealth Ontario, …

Response of Social Services sector to COVID-19

On March 16, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, and Todd Smith, Minister of Children, Community and Social Services, provided an update on the measures being put into place across the social services and youth justice sectors: “Protecting the health and well-being of all Ontarians, including the staff and …

Changes to Valley events because of COVID-19

Note: Updated as of Sunday March 15 at 3:30 p.m. Please scroll down for event cancellations. While there are no confirmed cases of Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 in Renfrew County at this time, healthcare teams are working to ensure you get the information you need to protect yourself and your family …

COVID-19 bulletin from Renfrew County and District Health Unit

Renfrew County and District Health Unit continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation daily and there are currently no cases in Renfrew County and District. The risk for Renfrew County and District remains low for COVID-19. The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) can cause illness ranging from a very mild, cold-like illness to …

Renfrew County advice on COVID-19 travel

Renfrew County and District Health Unit has issued a media release confirming that the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) has several active travel health notices for 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Each country or area may have different levels of risk. These risk levels may change as the COVID-19 event …