This is a “living document’ meaning that I will be changing the information as needed, when needed.
I am happy to add more information to this document. You can contact me via Facebook or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. I will add more information once a day as needed.
This resource is intended for Canadians, and more specifically, people living in North West Ontario, but has resources that can help us all.
COVID 19 RESOURCES
*Please note, this is resources I have been able to quickly collect. I am more than happy to change and add to this list. Simply contact me via my Facebook profile “Rhonda Bobinski Beckman” and I’d be more than happy to do that.
SELF ASSESSMENT, SELF MONITORING AND ISOLATION FOR COVID 19:
Covid 19 Self Assessment: https://www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus
Self monitoring, self isolation and isolation information: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/publications/diseases-conditions/self-monitoring-self-isolation-isolation-for-covid-19.html
Covid 19 hotline: 1-866-468-2240
Covid 19 public resources from public health Ontario: https://www.publichealthontario.ca/en/diseases-and-conditions/infectious-diseases/respiratory-diseases/novel-coronavirus/public-resources
Self isolation caregiver guidelines: https://www.publichealthontario.ca/-/media/documents/ncov/factsheet-covid-19-guide-isolation-caregivers.pdf?la=en
ESSENTIAL SERVICES IN ONTARIO
Extended validation of licenses: https://www.ontario.ca/page/extended-validation-periods
Health card renewals: https://www.ontario.ca/page/health-cards
HELPING CANADA DURING COVID 19 CRISIS
Submitting a service to help with the Covid 19 virus: https://www.ontario.ca/page/general-terms-and-conditions-covid-19-submission-process
EMPLOYMENT DURING COVID 19
Emergency information: https://www.ontario.ca/page/emergency-information
Changes to the employment standards act: AKA how you can stay home for the safety of others https://news.ontario.ca/opo/en/2020/03/employment-standards-amendment-act-infectious-disease-emergencies-2020.html
Ministry of Labour: 1-877-202-0008
*Start by identifying the safety hazard, report it to your supervisor or manager, and a work safety rep. Get yourself to safety. Your employer must investigate the workplace risk in your presence and the work safety rep. If the issue is not resolved, call the Ministry of Labour.
IF YOU FEEL YOUR JOB IS THREATENED BY REPORTING TO YOUR EMPLOYER, GO DIRECTLY TO THE MINISTRY OF LABOUR TO INITIATE AN INVESTIGATION.
Ministry of Labour Health and Safety incidents and complaints https://www.labour.gov.on.ca/english/feedback/
HOSPITAL AND HEALTH SERVICES DURING COVID 19 CRISIS
Ontario hospital association: https://www.oha.com/Bulletins/Statement%20from%20the%20Ontario%20Hospital%20Association-%20COVID-19%2019Match2020-final.pdf?fbclid=IwAR3sXOQSDq5ZkiBocu7Dv81Ew5jnv6wk71U6ZjELHlllISGpxpMF9aAgd-w
Government of Canada public health link: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html?utm_campaign=not-applicable&utm_medium=vanity-url&utm_source=canada-ca_coronavirus
North West Health Unit covid 19 updates and information for our area: https://www.nwhu.on.ca/Pages/coronavirus.aspx
Red Lake’s hospital website: https://www.redlakehospital.ca/
FINANCIAL/ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE DURING COVID 19 CRISIS
Links here to access mortgage support, child tax info, EI support, emergency care benefit, small business wage subsidies, income tax payment flexibility, etc https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/economic-response-plan.html
TRAVEL INFORMATION DURING COVID 19 CRISIS
Government of Canada global travel advisory: https://travel.gc.ca/travelling/advisories
Non-essential travel https://travel.gc.ca/travelling/health-safety/travel-health-notices/221