IMPORTANT NOTE: Services may be impacted in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Please contact agencies or programs listed on this page prior to visiting in person to receive up to date information on their services (eg. wait times, hours of operation etc…).
|Record #: OAK0003||Last Full Update: 03 Mar 2020|
|Memos and Bulletins|
|Public Comments||For a full list of COVID-19 symptoms, please refer to the Ontario Ministry of Health website, here
As of May 26, 2020 all residents who have at least one COVID-19 symptom, or are concerned that they have been exposed are encouraged to get assessed and tested at an Assessment Centre. Testing is by appointment only, there are no walk-in Assessment Centres in Halton Region.
* residents of Oakville, Milton or Halton Hills, call 905-203-7963 to book an appointment at a Halton Healthcare COVID-19 Assessment Centre
* residents of Burlington, call 905-632-3737, ext. 6550 to book an appointment at the Joseph Brant Hospital COVID-19 Assessment Centre
Other options for assessment:
* contact your family doctor
* visit the Ontario Government's COVID-19 online self-assessment tool
* contact Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000
If you have COVID-19 related questions, email email@example.com, call 311.
For COVID-19 community resources and support, see Halton COVID-19 Community Support
|Office Phone||Novel Coronavirus Information Line, Health Canada toll-free 1-833-784-4397|
|Description and Service Details|
|Description (Service)||As of May 29, 9:30 am, the total number of confirmed positive and probable cases in Halton Region is 709.
People of all ages can be infected with COVID-19. Most people with mild symptoms will recover on their own at home. Older adults seem to be more vulnerable to becoming severely ill with the virus as do people with weakened immune systems and those with pre-existing medical conditions (diabetes, heart and lung disease).
Everyone is encouraged to take physical distancing seriously to protect themselves and others, including the most vulnerable and healthcare workers.
For further information, refer to the following credible information sources:
* Region of Halton
* Ontario Ministry of Health
* Health Canada
* Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
* World Health Organization (WHO)
Halton Region and all individual Halton municipalities have declared a State of Emergency. At this time only essential services are available for residents.
For additional information on the current status of municipal services, and the actions that Halton municipalities are taking, refer to the following sources:
* City of Burlington
* Town of Oakville
* Town of Milton
* Town of Halton Hills
|Hours||Information line Mon-Sun 7 am-12 midnight|
|Areas Served||Halton Region|
|Located In Community||Halton Region|
|Address & Map||
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|Categories and Classification|
|HCSD Main Heading||COVID-19|
|HCSD Sub Heading||COVID-19 Information & Resources|
|Service Categories||Communicable Disease Control ~ COVID-19 ; Medical Information Services ~ COVID-19 ; Public Health Advisories ~ COVID-19|