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Notice: COVID -19 Information

COVID-19 Information –UPDATED April 7, 2022

Masking and PPE: As of March 21st, most mask mandates end in Ontario. However, patients will be required to wear a mask in our health care setting. We ask that patients continue to do the self-screener posted in the office and notify staff so appropriate PPE and infection control protocols are implemented. Please know that you will not be turned away or refused care.

What to do if you have been exposed to COVID-19

For up-to-date information on what to do if you have been exposed or think you may have COVID-19please click on the link below. This also includes an update on PCR testing, when to self-isolate, and COVID-19 case tracking. 

What to do if you’ve been exposed to COVID-19 | COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Ontario

COVID-19 Vaccines:

COVID-19 vaccines authorized by Health Canada are safe, reliable, and can help protect you, your family (such as those under 5 years of age and more vulnerable older family members), and our community from COVID-19.

Individuals in Ontario aged 12-17 years of age are eligible to receive booster doses of an mRNA vaccine ≥6 months (168 days) after completion of a primary COVID-19 vaccine series.

Expanded eligibility now includes, effective April 7, 2022:

  • FNIM (First Nations Inuit and Metis) clients 18+ by DOB with 3 doses of Health Canada authorized vaccine COVID- 19 vaccines including mix-and-match (in Ontario or OOP) are eligible to receive a fourth dose at an interval of 140 days (5 month).
  • Clients 60+ by DOB with 3 doses of Health Canada authorized vaccine COVID- 19 vaccines including mix-and-match (in Ontario or OOP) are eligible to receive a fourth dose at an interval of 140 days (5 month).
  • Eligible Clients can book their fourth dose at an interval of 84 days (3 month) but the 140 days (5 month) is recommended by contacting the Provincial Vaccine Contact Centre

 

NOTE: a positive case should wait three-months post infection for best value of the vaccine.

For more information on COVID-19 vaccines, please click on the link below. Our team is also happy to discuss any questions you may have regarding the COVID-19 vaccines.

COVID-19 Vaccination Information | HealthUnit Haldimand-Norfolk (hnhu.org)

New COVID-19 Resource – Confused about COVID? Family doctors answer your questions 

This series of handouts offer trustworthy advice about protecting your health, including answering questions about testing, isolation, COVID management and more. To view these helpful handouts, click the link below.

Confused about COVID? Family doctors answer your questions | Department of Family & Community Medicine (utoronto.ca)

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