David Yurdiga, MP

Health

Health

Quarantine Act
Effective midnight April 14,2020 – those arriving in Canada from outside our borders will be required to have a credible plan for self-quarantine. If this is not possible, they will be placed into a quarantine center.

For immediate assistance regarding COVID-19 and any questions you may have please contact:
Phone-: 1-833-784-4397
Email: phac.info.aspc@canada.ca

Health Canada has set up a new App, called the Canada COVID-19 App, this can be downloaded for free to stay up to date
App link: https://ca.thrive.health/

Health – Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer is now recommending the use of non-medical masks when out in public

The federal government has committed $2 Billion to purchase medical equipment and supplies

  • Ottawa has signed contracts with various Canadian firms to provided critical supplies such as ventilators, tests, and personal protective equipment

Details: https://pm.gc.ca/en/news/backgrounders/2020/03/31/partnerships-canadian-industry-fight-covid-19-pandemic

Through United Way Canada, the federal government has committed $9 million in funding to provide support services for seniors. Services include:

  • Grocery delivery, medications, and outreach services to assess needs and connect them to community support

Details: https://pm.gc.ca/en/news/news-releases/2020/03/29/prime-minister-announces-support-vulnerable-canadians-affected-covid

The Government of Canada has committed $7.5 million in funding to Kids Help Phone to provide young people with mental health support
Details: https://pm.gc.ca/en/news/news-releases/2020/03/29/prime-minister-announces-support-vulnerable-canadians-affected-covid