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Coronavirus (COVID-19)
- March 12, 2020

Residents are reminded to protect themselves from Coronavirus.

It is recommended to follow basic prevention techniques.

How to protect yourself and others

To reduce exposure to and transmission of a range of illnesses, including coronaviruses, you should follow usual health precautions such as:

  • properly washing your hands often
  • avoiding contact with people who are sick
  • practising proper cough and sneeze etiquette
  • put distance between yourself and other people
  • stay home when you are sick

If you are travelling to an area known to have cases of coronavirus, be sure to avoid:

  • high-risk areas such as farms, live animal markets and areas where animals may be slaughtered
  • contact with animals (alive or dead), including pigs, chickens, ducks and wild birds
  • surfaces with animal droppings or secretions on them

For up to date information follow these links

North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit

Government of Canada Coronavirus Page

Ontario Government Wuhan Coronavirus Page

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