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COVID-19 Information Sources

Site: COVID-19 Information Sources

Service: Information Sources for Barrie Community

Contacts
Public Comments Reliable sources of information about the COVID-19 Pandemic: 
 
Toll-Free Phone Numbers 
  • Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit: 1-877-721-7520 or 705-721-7520  
  • Health Canada's Coronavirus Information Line: 1-833-784-4397
Addresses
Address & Map
Barrie, ON
Physical Access Not Applicable
Description
Description (Service) March 11, 2020 the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic 
 

COVID-19 Symptoms

 
If you have cold-like/respiratory symptoms (regardless of travel history), and have not been tested for COVID-19: 
  • self-isolate at home for 14 days 
  • use Ontario Government Self-Assessment Tool to help determine if you need to seek further care 
  • if symptoms worsen, seek clinical assessment over the phone - either by calling your primary care provider's office or Telehealth Ontario 1-866-797-0000 
  • if you need additional assessment, your primary care provider or Telehealth Ontario will direct you to in-person care options 
  • if you are in need of urgent medical attention, call 911
 
To prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the Community 
  • stay home to protect yourself and others 
  • practice physical distancing staying 2 metres from others 
  • wear a mask 
  • avoid close contact with people outside of your immediate family 
  • wash hands frequently 
  • sneeze and cough into your sleeve 
  • avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth
 
For further information, refer to the following reliable information sources: 
 
City of Barrie COVID-19 Enforcement Line 
Members of the public can call 705-739-4241 or email : enforcement.services@barrie.ca to report instances of non-compliance with the COVID-19 emergency orders, the City will investigate: 
  • use of City-owned amenities (including playground structures, skateparks, etc) 
  • gatherings of five or more in a public space 
  • non-essential businesses that are providing in-person services to the public  
  • for more information, see Enforcement Services - City of Barrie
Service Details
Legal Status (99) Unknown / No Service
Hours Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit Telephone LIne: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-6 pm, Sat-Sun 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
 
Service Barrie Phone Line: Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm
Areas Served Muskoka District ; Simcoe County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call or visit website for information
Languages English
Fees None
Subjects
Service Categories Communicable Disease Control ~ COVID-19 ; Medical Information Services ~ COVID-19 ; Public Health Advisories ~ COVID-19

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