This is a joint message from Champlain region’s hospital Chiefs of Staff and Medical Officers of Health.
The level of COVID-19 in
the Champlain region is on the rise. The COVID-19 wastewater viral signal is
increasing in the region and is at record levels in Ottawa. In addition, test
per cent positivity across the region is high and increasing, according to
regional public health units.
In response, every hospital Chief of Staff and every public
health unit Medical Officer of Health in the Champlain region are coming
together to highly recommend the following four things that you can do right
now to protect yourself, your family, and your community, with the goal of reducing
severe illness and hospitalization:
1. Get vaccinated with all the doses you are eligible for.
2. Limit your close contacts.
3. Wear a mask in indoor public spaces.
4. Stay home if you are sick.
To book a vaccine, please visit COVID-19 vaccines for Ontario.
For residents in the Leeds,
Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit, please visit their Vaccine Booking page.
If you know or suspect you have COVID-19 and need to be
assessed by a clinician, below are some options for accessing care. When
possible, please check with your primary care provider first. Also, please check the specific criteria for
Thank you for doing what you can to help keep yourself and
those around you safe during this time of uncertainty amid the rising levels of
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