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Health partners collaborating to protect patients, visitors, healthcare professionals, staff and volunteers

As COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, hospitals, paramedics, primary care, public health units working together to ensure safe practices in our communities.

Health partners in Haliburton, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland and Peterborough City and County are working together proactively to encourage safe practices to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

If you have fever and/or cough, have traveled to one of the affected countries in the past 14 days or have had close or confirmed contact with a probable case, self-isolate at home, do not go to the Emergency Department. Contact your local Public Health Unit or Telehealth Ontario for additional direction:

All residents of the region are asked to:

As cases of COVID-19 are confirmed in the region, this information will be shared with the public in partnership with local public health and the provincial government’s daily reporting updates.

Thank you to everyone for doing their part to help contain and prevent the spread of illness in our communities as our healthcare partners work hard to meet additional demand on the system.

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