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Coronavirus Information
- January 27, 2020

While the Health Unit, Government of Canada, and Province of Ontario all rate the risk of infection from the Coronavirus as low it is recommended to follow basic prevention techniques.

How to protect yourself

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

  • washing your hands often
  • avoiding contact with people who are sick
  • practising proper cough and sneeze etiquette

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

Government of Canada Coronavirus Page

Ontario Government Wuhan Coronavirus Page