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City of Belleville officials met again today with Hastings Prince Edward Public Health, Quinte Health Care, neighbouring municipalities and other community partners via teleconference to receive updates on the COVID-19 situation locally and beyond. Updates from today’s meeting included:
- The number of provincial cases continues to climb. The latest report is available on the Ontario government’s website: https://covid-19.ontario.ca/
- Those who are returning from travel anywhere outside of Canada since the Quarantine Act Order came into effect on March 26 are reminded that they must self-quarantine for 14 days and contact Public Health or their local health care provider if they develop symptoms of COVID-19. Those who returned from travel outside of Canada prior to March 26, are told by a health care professional they have COVID-19 (regardless of a lab confirmation) or those close contacts of a person who has COVID-19 are reminded that they must self-isolate for 14 days and contact Public Health or their local health care provider if they develop symptoms of COVID-19. Those who feel well and have not been advised to self-isolate, are at higher risk of infection due to age (65+) or existing health issues OR feel ill but have been screened not probable for COVID-19 are advised to practice physical distancing until advised otherwise by government and health authorities. Learn more: https://hpepublichealth.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Quarantine-Self-isolation-physical-distancing-differences.pdf
For impacts to City of Belleville services, visit our COVID-19 information page at: belleville.ca/residents/page/covid-19
For ongoing COVID-19 updates and ways to protect yourself and your family, please visit: hpepublichealth.ca/