COVID-19 Vaccine availability in Northumberland County is unknown at this time. For more details about the new vaccines please refer to our dedicated webpage click here.
Local COVID-19 Testing Centres Go To Appointment Only
For information about how to get a test at the NHH COVID-19 Assessment Centre or at the Trent Hills COVID-19 Testing Centre, and to find about more about local testing coordination efforts, please click here to read the latest news release from the Ontario Health Team of Northumberland.
Mindfulness: Coping with Uncomfortable Emotions – Ester Odermatt, a Mental Health Clinician will guide you through coping skills. The free webinar is Jan. 20 at 1:30, to register please click here.
Mediterranean Diet – join RD Sarah Kassel to learn about this delicious, healthy and satisfying way to eat during a free zoom webinar on Jan. 28 at 1:30pm – to register please click here.
UNMASKING THE TRUTH: how to properly reuse, store and wash your cloth mask
NFHT’s Brooke Mitchell, D.Ch and Tanis Twiddy, NP created this webinar. For a copy of the presentation including video links, please click here. Click here for a highlight poster of Fast facts for masks.
What’s Happening in Our Community
Assess the risk of visiting others during the pandemic – use this online tool developed by experts to determine the risk level of a visit, particularly to seniors or those with chronic illness. www.covidvisitrisk.com
To learn more about personal preventative measures against Covid 19, including where it is mandatory to wear a mask, please see the Ontario Health Team Northumberland’s press release here.
If you have an in-person appointment with a health care provider at any of the NFHT offices, please wear your own mask (homemade or otherwise). Please ensure the mask covers both your nose and mouth. These infection control protocols are to protect our patients and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.
CALL FOR DONATED CLOTH MASKS
The OHTN is collecting donated cloth masks. For more information about the program and information on how to make a mask please click here. New drop off locations:
BRIGHTON –Community Care Northumberland –46 Prince Edward Street (arrange drop-off –613-475-4190, email@example.com)
CAMPBELLFORD –Community Living Campbellford–65 Bridge Street East (call in advance -705.653.1821, ext 203)
COBOURG -Northumberland Hills Hospital’s main entrance, 1000 DePalma Drive–between 8 AM and 8 PM daily
Are You Ready to Quit Smoking?
If you would like information about our smoking cessation program through STOP that offers free NRT, please call 289-252-2139 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.