Who Should Visit an Assessment Centre?
What if I feel ill but have not travelled?
What if I have travelled outside Canada and feel well?
First and foremost, call your healthcare provider (a.k.a your family doctor)
- Before you show up in person, please call your healthcare provider if you’re worried you might have the coronavirus. If your symptoms are mild, your doctor might be able to advise you on how to treat your symptoms at home and provide proper precautions.
Call the Toronto Public Health COVID-19 Hotline at 416-338-7600 if you have general questions or are concerned you might be exposed
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- Hours of operation: Mon-Fri 8:30 am – 8:00 pm. Weekends 10:00 am – 6:00 pm. After-hours call 311 and ask for Toronto Public Health.
- Please note that due to the high volume of calls, the wait to speak to a medical adviser might be longer than usual.
Alternative Hotline: Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000
- If you’re having trouble reaching the Toronto Public Health COVID-19 Hotline, this is an alternative hotline for any medical advice regarding the coronavirus.
- Please take this self-assessment tool if you need to receive further care prior to calling telehealth.
- If you answered yes to all the assessment questions, please call Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000 and speak with a registered nurse.
Please visit your local emergency hospital if you experience worsening symptoms.
- We advise you to go to an emergency hospital where medical treatment is required to assist with breathing issues or other urgent needs
- Please note that hospital wait times vary based on your symptoms and it operates based on a first come first serve basis
- Upon your arrival, you will be provided with a mask for further consultation
Here are some assessment centres that just opened up to provide testing kits for people that might’ve been exposed to the coronavirus. Please use the self-assessment tool to determine if you should go to an assessment centre.
- St. Joseph’s Hospital Sunny Building on the west side of Toronto
- Address: 30 The Queensway, Toronto, ON M6R 1B5
- Women’s College Hospital by Church and Wellesley
- Address: 76 Grenville St
- Michael Garron Hospital on the east side of Toronto
- Address: 825 Coxwell Ave
- Click here to see a list of all the assessment centres across the Toronto region.
If you do not have symptoms of COVID-19 we strongly urge you to stay inside. The Liberty Village community can collaborate to prevent the spread of this pandemic by minimizing social contact. Please read below some helpful resources that can safely guide you through this rough few weeks.
- Instead of going to a physical grocery store with the risk of being exposed, here’s a list of online grocery stores that deliver to your doorstep!
- Walk or drive instead of taking public transit. If you’re walking on the sidewalk, make sure you’re at least one meter away from people.
- Shop online and support small local businesses in Liberty Village. If you need goods other than groceries, consider supporting local Liberty Village businesses online that might be struggling.
The best thing we can do right now as a community is support each other through this period of anxiety, uncertainty and social isolation. Do your absolute best to stay home so we can flatten the curve! In the meantime, use technology to keep social (Skype, FaceTime, Zoom) and there are plenty of online resources for stay-at-home fitness! Not only will it make you feel better physically but it does wonders for mental health.
We will get through this together.