Health Unit Services Over Easter Weekend

Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit


MEDIA RELEASE


March 30, 2021


The following services will be available over Easter Weekend – Friday, April 2 to Monday, April 5, 2021:


· Health Unit phone lines will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call 1-800-660-5853


The local Leeds, Grenville, Lanark COVID-19 Vaccine Booking Centre will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for individuals 70+, and individuals in other eligible groups wishing to book an appointment for COVID-19 vaccine. Call 1-844-369-1234.


o The call centre is receiving a high volume of calls at our local centre due to the addition of the 70+ age group

o Waiting until later in the day or the next day to book would make it easier to get through


The Provincial Vaccine Information Line will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. for individuals 70+ wishing to book an appointment for COVID-19 vaccine. Call 1-888-999-6488 or visit www.ontario.ca/bookvaccine. We will be adding more appointments to the provincial booking system next week (for appointments in May) – you can access the provincial website and call centre again next week to book local appointments


· Case and Contact staff will be working to complete case management and contact tracing for positive cases of COVID-19

· Outbreak staff will be working to manage suspect and confirmed outbreaks of COVID-19

· COVID-19 vaccine clinics will operate as follows for booked appointments:


o Friday April 2 Almonte and Brockville

o Saturday April 3 Smiths Falls and Kemptville

o Sunday April 4 – no clinics

o Monday April 5 – Almonte and Kemptville


· Local Assessment Centres will be open as follows:


Almonte:

10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily with phone messages retrieved from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily


Kemptville:

Friday April 2: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Saturday April 3: Closed

Sunday April 4: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Monday April 5: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Smiths Falls:

Friday April 2: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Saturday April 3: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Sunday April 4: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Monday April 5: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


Brockville:

10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily


Information about Health Unit services is available by visiting https://healthunit.org/service-changes/ or follow us on Facebook and Twitter @LGLHealthunit.


Well water testing sample will not be accepted April 1, 2 and 5th. Regular well water sampling will resume April 6th, 2021.

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