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COVID-19 Information

We want to assure you that the health and well-being of our residents remains as a top priority. The Township continues to monitor the status of COVID-19 and are working closely with the District of Muskoka and the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit (SMDHU), and continue to take their direction on all matters related to COVID-19.

For current information and updates, please visit the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit website.

For information about financial support and resources for individuals, workers, business owners and families during COVID-19 pandemic, please visit the District of Muskoka website.

Updates

 Municipal Updates
Assessment Centres & Self Assessment Tool

Patient access to the Assessment Centres is by appointment only Monday through Friday, by referral from a health care provider. The Assessment Centres are not open for walk-in visits. 

2 Locations:

1) Rotary Centre for Youth, 131 Wellington Street, Bracebridge, ON

2) Building B of the Huntsville District Memorial Hospital Campus, (Right hand side) of 100 Frank Miller Drive (behind Howland Building), Huntsville, ON 

If you do not have a Doctor or Nurse Practitioner, you can seek guidance from Telehealth Ontario (1-866-797-0000), the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit (705-721-7520) or access the Ministry of Health’s Self Assessment Tool (link above). Following one of those steps, if you have been advised to attend a COVID-19 Assessment Centre, you can call 1-888-383-7009, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, to book an appointment.

Resources for Businesses
Food and Community Supports
Please visit the District of Muskoka's Food Resources and Community Support webpage. You will find local food and community support programs in Muskoka to support you and your families during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mental Health Resources

Kids Help Phone: Direct call 1-800-668-6868 or text 686868 or website chat

Good2Talk: A phone and texting service that provides confidential support to post-secondary students. Call 1-866-925-5454

BounceBack: A free, evidence-based cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) program that provides guided mental health self-help supports for adults and youth 15+ using workbooks, online videos and phone coaching. Call 1-866-345-0224

Canadian Mental Health Association Muskoka 705-645-2262 / 1-888-893-8333

Muskoka Victim Services: Offers 24 hr assistance that has quick assessment and directs people to other help.  Call 1-844-762-9945

ConnexOntario www.connexontario.ca 1-866-531-26

First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line 24/7 (Bilingual, Other) - 1-855-242-331

Assaulted Women’s Helpline – Ontario (English, Other) – Text 24/7 to #7233

Ontario Online & Text Crisis Services (English) – Chat 2:00 pm to 2:00 am | Text 2:00 pm to 2:00 am to #258258

Canada Suicide Prevention Service (Bilingual) – Text 4:00 pm to 12:00 am to #45645

Community Concern or Violation Reporting

If you have a specific COVID-19 related complaint:

  • To report non-compliance of the Quarantine Act (e.g. due to recent travel outside of Canada or at the direction of a health official), contact Public Health Agency of Canada 1-844-280-5020
  • Social gatherings of more than 5 persons, contact OPP 1-888-310-1122
  • Non-essential business open for other than take out or delivery, contact OPP 1-888-310-1122
  • Use of outdoor recreational facilities (excluding trails), contact OPP 1-888-310-1122
  • Suspected price gouging of essential goods, contact Ontario Consumer Protection Hotline 1-800-889-9768
District of Muskoka Updates
Provincial Updates
Ministry of Health Updates
 Public Health Agency of Canada Updates
Additional Information

 

 

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