Communities across the country are banding together to have fun at a distance, and the Fort Frances Times wants you to join in!
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“I don't feel it makes any difference, really. We have everything we need to shop here in Canada at the time, so. To me it makes no difference whether it's open or closed. I only cross, really, to go to movies and things like that, so. Right now, it doesn't really make a big difference at all, I don't think.”
The Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) recommends that everyone in our area practice social distancing to help protect our communities and to keep others healthy. Implementing social distancing early is critical to help reduce the risk of COVID-19 in our communities.
Although the Municipal office is closed, the Town of Fort Frances Emergency Management Control Group is actively monitoring the COVID-19 situation and meeting regularly to provided the community with appropriate and timely updates.
Those who know me as a family doctor know me as pretty easy going. I am worried. Those who know me as a person, know I'm a new dad and that I usually avoid as much public attention as possible. I am reaching out and social media is the fastest way to be heard.
This message is unanimous amongst Physicians and Nurse Practitioners in Fort Frances, Ont.
The campaign is drawing to a close, but the benefits will be wide-reaching.
Walmart Fort Frances is nearing the end of its annual 'Fight Hunger, Spark Change' campaign which looks to support local food banks through collecting donations. The program has been running since 2011 and is a partnership with Food Banks Canada.
Due to the rapidly changing coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, the Nor-West Animal Clinic has implemented several precautionary measures to safeguard our staff, veterinarians, technicians, clients and the community.
TORONTO — As COVID-19 evolves, Ontario is taking further steps to inform the public on the status of the virus across the province.
Riverside's COVID-19 Assessment Centre's (assessment centre) are dedicated for individuals experiencing possible symptoms of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
These assessment centre's are by appointment only. For safety reasons, “walk in” appointments are strictly prohibited. Not everyone who attends the centre will be swabbed.
What are symptoms of COVID-19:
TORONTO - Today, the Government of Ontario announced that it is taking decisive action by making an order declaring an emergency under s 7.0.1 (1) the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act. In doing so, Ontario is using every power possible to continue to protect the health and safety of all individuals and families.