Coronavirus / COVID 19: Information for Clients

The Canadian Association of Midwives will continue to monitor this situation and advise its membersstaff and the public as new information is released. 

We continue to advise the public to use the following two very reliable sources for general information on COVID-19 and public health advisories:  

Public Health Agency of Canada

Updates on COVID-19, travel advisories, prevention, symptoms and risks are available through Public Health Agency of Canada:  https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html 

The WHO

The World Health Organization provides information from a global lens: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019 

 Government of Ontario

The Ontario government has an easy-to-use self-assessment tool for individuals. This tool provides recommended actions for individuals based on their symptoms. https://www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus 

 

News

CBC News has an excellent guide outlining proceedures for testing in each province and territory: https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/covid19-coronavirus-what-to-do-1.5498986

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