Renfrew County and District Health Unit

Renfrew County and District Health Unit Providing exceptional health information, programs and services. Promoting "Optimal Health for all in Renfrew County and District".

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This year National Teen Driver Safety Week is October 17 to 23! #SpeedIsNoGame resources are available for communities &...
10/11/2021

This year National Teen Driver Safety Week is October 17 to 23! #SpeedIsNoGame resources are available for communities & schools at parachute.ca/ntdsw #NTDSW2021

This year National Teen Driver Safety Week is October 17 to 23! #SpeedIsNoGame resources are available for communities & schools at parachute.ca/ntdsw #NTDSW2021

#RCDHU would like to wish everyone a happy and #COVID19 safe Thanksgiving. If you are getting together with family and f...
10/11/2021

#RCDHU would like to wish everyone a happy and #COVID19 safe Thanksgiving.

If you are getting together with family and friends in-person, please remember to celebrate safely. Learn what you can do to lower the risk of COVID-19 transmission: Ontario.ca/celebratesafely

#RCDHU would like to wish everyone a happy and #COVID19 safe Thanksgiving.

If you are getting together with family and friends in-person, please remember to celebrate safely. Learn what you can do to lower the risk of COVID-19 transmission: Ontario.ca/celebratesafely

Here is the testing schedule for Oct 11 - Oct 15. If you would like to see this schedule and book a #COVID19 test, check...
10/10/2021

Here is the testing schedule for Oct 11 - Oct 15.

If you would like to see this schedule and book a #COVID19 test, check out RC VTAC's website at https://rcvtac.ca/

Those who cannot book online can still call 1-844-727-6404.

#WearAMask #PhysicalDistancing #WashYourHands

Here is the testing schedule for Oct 11 - Oct 15.

If you would like to see this schedule and book a #COVID19 test, check out RC VTAC's website at https://rcvtac.ca/

Those who cannot book online can still call 1-844-727-6404.

#WearAMask #PhysicalDistancing #WashYourHands

Hosting Thanksgiving dinner at your house this year? Remember that knowing someone does not reduce the risk of transmitt...
10/10/2021

Hosting Thanksgiving dinner at your house this year?

Remember that knowing someone does not reduce the risk of transmitting COVID-19. Keep following good public health practices: Ontario.ca/celebratesafely

#COVID19Vaccine clinics are taking place across RCD next week! #IGotTheShot #VaccinesWorkBeing fully vaccinated provides...
10/09/2021

#COVID19Vaccine clinics are taking place across RCD next week! #IGotTheShot #VaccinesWork

Being fully vaccinated provides the best protection for you, your loved ones and those who are unable to get the shot.

For upcoming pop-up clinics:
👉 https://bit.ly/3bxz723 👈

#COVID19Vaccine clinics are taking place across RCD next week! #IGotTheShot #VaccinesWork

Being fully vaccinated provides the best protection for you, your loved ones and those who are unable to get the shot.

For upcoming pop-up clinics:
👉 https://bit.ly/3bxz723 👈

This fall, there is lots to celebrate! If you are getting together for Thanksgiving, remember to celebrate #COVID19 safe...
10/09/2021

This fall, there is lots to celebrate!

If you are getting together for Thanksgiving, remember to celebrate #COVID19 safely.

Continue to follow public health guidance to keep you and your guests safe. Ontario.ca/bookvaccine

This fall, there is lots to celebrate!

If you are getting together for Thanksgiving, remember to celebrate #COVID19 safely.

Continue to follow public health guidance to keep you and your guests safe. Ontario.ca/bookvaccine

#COVID19 has created a significant strain on Canadians. Wellness Together Canada provides free online resources, tools a...
10/09/2021

#COVID19 has created a significant strain on Canadians. Wellness Together Canada provides free online resources, tools and access to trained volunteers and qualified mental health professionals when needed. More from @GovCanHealth https://ca.portal.gs/

#MIAW2021

#COVID19 has created a significant strain on Canadians. Wellness Together Canada provides free online resources, tools and access to trained volunteers and qualified mental health professionals when needed. More from @GovCanHealth https://ca.portal.gs/

#MIAW2021

Hosting #Thanksgiving🦃🥧dinner at your house this year? Remember that knowing someone does not reduce the risk of transmi...
10/08/2021

Hosting #Thanksgiving🦃🥧dinner at your house this year?

Remember that knowing someone does not reduce the risk of transmitting #COVID19. Keep following good #PublicHealth practices.

For more details, visit: Ontario.ca/celebratesafely

#CelebrateSafely

10/08/2021

#RCDHU wants to hear from you! Where should the next #COVID19Vaccine pop-up clinics be across RCD?

Email your suggestions to [email protected]. This will help us, help you get your vaccine! #GetTheShot to protect you and your loved ones! #VaccinesWork

IMPORTANT: As of October 12th, proof of ID and full vaccination will be required for persons who support indoor Organize...
10/08/2021

IMPORTANT: As of October 12th, proof of ID and full vaccination will be required for persons who support indoor Organized Sports.
This includes, but is not limited to, volunteers, coaches and officials that are aged 12 years and older. For details, visit: https://bit.ly/3loJZVj

Protect yourself from #COVID19 when you are serving customers who are not wearing a mask.  Wear the correct #PPE to stay...
10/08/2021

Protect yourself from #COVID19 when you are serving customers who are not wearing a mask. Wear the correct #PPE to stay safe. For more information visit https://bit.ly/3eDNIKT #RCDHU #StopTheSpread

Protect yourself from #COVID19 when you are serving customers who are not wearing a mask. Wear the correct #PPE to stay safe. For more information visit https://bit.ly/3eDNIKT #RCDHU #StopTheSpread

#CelebrateSafely this #Thanksgiving & throughout the fall🍂! Remember to keep your in-person social gatherings to:✅25 peo...
10/08/2021

#CelebrateSafely this #Thanksgiving & throughout the fall🍂! Remember to keep your in-person social gatherings to:

✅25 people indoors
✅100 people outdoors

For more details, visit: Ontario.ca/celebratesafely

10/08/2021

Canadian experts believe that because the #COVID19Vaccines do not contain live viruses, it is likely safe to breastfeed babies. Antibodies have been shown to pass in the breast milk it is unknown how much this will protect your baby. http://www.pcmch.on.ca/COVID-19Vaccine/

There is a walk-in #COVID19Vaccine clinic taking place at the Cobden Agricultural Society today from 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p...
10/08/2021

There is a walk-in #COVID19Vaccine clinic taking place at the Cobden Agricultural Society today from 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. ✔️#VaccinesWork #GetTheShot

To view the schedule for upcoming pop-up clinics, visit our #COVID19Vaccine Rollout Webpage here: https://bit.ly/3bxz723

There is a walk-in #COVID19Vaccine clinic taking place at the Cobden Agricultural Society today from 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. ✔️#VaccinesWork #GetTheShot

To view the schedule for upcoming pop-up clinics, visit our #COVID19Vaccine Rollout Webpage here: https://bit.ly/3bxz723

Failing to comply with Ontario’s Proof of #COVID19 Vaccination Requirements can result in charges and fines.Preventing a...
10/07/2021

Failing to comply with Ontario’s Proof of #COVID19 Vaccination Requirements can result in charges and fines.

Preventing anyone from exercising a power or performing a duty (including workers) can also result in charges.

For more details, visit 👉 https://covid-19.ontario.ca/proof-covid-19-vaccination

Failing to comply with Ontario’s Proof of #COVID19 Vaccination Requirements can result in charges and fines.

Preventing anyone from exercising a power or performing a duty (including workers) can also result in charges.

For more details, visit 👉 https://covid-19.ontario.ca/proof-covid-19-vaccination

Wondering what you can do to stay #COVID19 safe during the many upcoming holidays and other events that occur in the fal...
10/07/2021

Wondering what you can do to stay #COVID19 safe during the many upcoming holidays and other events that occur in the fall and winter months?

Check out #RCDHU’s Holiday Safety #COVID19 Guidance for more details. Find this and other great resources here: https://bit.ly/2W9DJ7J

Wondering what you can do to stay #COVID19 safe during the many upcoming holidays and other events that occur in the fall and winter months?

Check out #RCDHU’s Holiday Safety #COVID19 Guidance for more details. Find this and other great resources here: https://bit.ly/2W9DJ7J

10/07/2021

Feeling down? Seniors, you are not alone. If you feel isolated or want to stay connected, reach out to A Friendly Voice. The program is free and confidential: https://afriendlyvoice.ca/

We cannot always control what happens, but we can control how we act. Let’s remember that #KindnessMatters, as people ar...
10/07/2021

We cannot always control what happens, but we can control how we act.

Let’s remember that #KindnessMatters, as people are simply doing their jobs. Be kind to others as we all learn to navigate changes brought by #COVID19.

#WeAreInThisTogether #StrongerTogether #RCDStrong

We cannot always control what happens, but we can control how we act.

Let’s remember that #KindnessMatters, as people are simply doing their jobs. Be kind to others as we all learn to navigate changes brought by #COVID19.

#WeAreInThisTogether #StrongerTogether #RCDStrong

The Department of Psychology at Carleton University will partner with the Mental Health and Well-being Research and Trai...
10/06/2021

The Department of Psychology at Carleton University will partner with the Mental Health and Well-being Research and Training Hub to host, “Psychology Mental Health Day, 2021” virtually tomorrow from 2:30pm – 4:00pm.

Register here: https://carleton.ca/psychology/psychology-mental-health-day/

The Department of Psychology at Carleton University will partner with the Mental Health and Well-being Research and Training Hub to host, “Psychology Mental Health Day, 2021” virtually tomorrow from 2:30pm – 4:00pm.

Register here: https://carleton.ca/psychology/psychology-mental-health-day/

Check out the updated RCD #COVID19Vaccine Rollout at a Glance infographic. You can find this and other great resources o...
10/06/2021

Check out the updated RCD #COVID19Vaccine Rollout at a Glance infographic.

You can find this and other great resources on #RCDHU's #COVID19Vaccine Rollout webpage under the #COVID19Vaccine news brief etc. accordion.

https://bit.ly/3uJ1NN1

Check out the updated RCD #COVID19Vaccine Rollout at a Glance infographic.

You can find this and other great resources on #RCDHU's #COVID19Vaccine Rollout webpage under the #COVID19Vaccine news brief etc. accordion.

https://bit.ly/3uJ1NN1

The RCD #COVID19Vaccine Communications Committee has released the #COVID19Vaccine News Brief - Edition 27. You can find ...
10/06/2021

The RCD #COVID19Vaccine Communications Committee has released the #COVID19Vaccine News Brief - Edition 27.

You can find this and previous news briefs on #RCDHU's #COVID19Vaccine Rollout webpage under the #COVID19Vaccine news brief etc. accordion.

https://bit.ly/3uJ1NN1

There are ⚠️THREE⚠️ walk-in #COVID19Vaccine clinics taking place tomorrow in Arnprior, Deep River and Barry's Bay ✔️#Vac...
10/06/2021

There are ⚠️THREE⚠️ walk-in #COVID19Vaccine clinics taking place tomorrow in Arnprior, Deep River and Barry's Bay ✔️#VaccinesWork #GetTheShot

To view the schedule for upcoming pop-up clinics, visit our #COVID19Vaccine Rollout Webpage here: https://bit.ly/3bxz723

There are ⚠️THREE⚠️ walk-in #COVID19Vaccine clinics taking place tomorrow in Arnprior, Deep River and Barry's Bay ✔️#VaccinesWork #GetTheShot

To view the schedule for upcoming pop-up clinics, visit our #COVID19Vaccine Rollout Webpage here: https://bit.ly/3bxz723

Have you recently experienced #COVID19 like symptoms? Check out this infographic to see what steps are required, dependi...
10/06/2021

Have you recently experienced #COVID19 like symptoms?

Check out this infographic to see what steps are required, depending on your #COVID19Vaccine status and whether you get tested or not. To view this and other resources, visit: https://bit.ly/2W9DJ7J

#GetTheShot

Have you recently experienced #COVID19 like symptoms?

Check out this infographic to see what steps are required, depending on your #COVID19Vaccine status and whether you get tested or not. To view this and other resources, visit: https://bit.ly/2W9DJ7J

#GetTheShot

It's #MentalIllnessAwarenessWeek. Children and youth under 18 can access #mentalhealth services through the Ontario.ca a...
10/06/2021

It's #MentalIllnessAwarenessWeek.

Children and youth under 18 can access #mentalhealth services through the Ontario.ca and Kids Help Phone websites, or contact @KidsHelpPhone (1-800-668-6868) for 24/7 telephone support if they need someone to talk to.

It's #MentalIllnessAwarenessWeek.

Children and youth under 18 can access #mentalhealth services through the Ontario.ca and Kids Help Phone websites, or contact @KidsHelpPhone (1-800-668-6868) for 24/7 telephone support if they need someone to talk to.

Students! School Mental Health Ontario and Wisdom2Action need your help.  #HearNowON is a province-wide engagement initi...
10/06/2021

Students! School Mental Health Ontario and Wisdom2Action need your help.
#HearNowON is a province-wide engagement initiative focused on improving youth mental health.
Lend your voice by completing the online survey and participate in virtual forums.

https://smha.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3slxgG5BF6JKdD0

Students! School Mental Health Ontario and Wisdom2Action need your help.
#HearNowON is a province-wide engagement initiative focused on improving youth mental health.
Lend your voice by completing the online survey and participate in virtual forums.

https://smha.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3slxgG5BF6JKdD0

10/05/2021

Wondering how the mRNA (Pfizer & Moderna) vaccines help to provide protection against #COVID19?

Find information like this on our #COVID19Vaccine Rollout webpage: https://bit.ly/3bxz723

👉The best vaccine for your second dose is the first one available to you. 💪✔️

#DYK the bilingual, 24/7 #MentalHealth Crisis Line serves people aged 16 and over?  Call 1-866-996-0991. #MentalIllnessA...
10/05/2021

#DYK the bilingual, 24/7 #MentalHealth Crisis Line serves people aged 16 and over? Call 1-866-996-0991.

#MentalIllnessAwarenessWeek #MIAW2021

#DYK the bilingual, 24/7 #MentalHealth Crisis Line serves people aged 16 and over? Call 1-866-996-0991.

#MentalIllnessAwarenessWeek #MIAW2021

There is a walk-in #COVID19Vaccine clinic taking place at the Shady Nook Recreation Centre in Pembroke today from 1:00-6...
10/05/2021

There is a walk-in #COVID19Vaccine clinic taking place at the Shady Nook Recreation Centre in Pembroke today from 1:00-6:00 p.m. ✔️#VaccinesWork #GetTheShot

To view the schedule for upcoming pop-up clinics, visit our #COVID19Vaccine Rollout Webpage here: https://bit.ly/3bxz723

There is a walk-in #COVID19Vaccine clinic taking place at the Shady Nook Recreation Centre in Pembroke today from 1:00-6:00 p.m. ✔️#VaccinesWork #GetTheShot

To view the schedule for upcoming pop-up clinics, visit our #COVID19Vaccine Rollout Webpage here: https://bit.ly/3bxz723

10/05/2021

Many other vaccines are routinely given in pregnancy and are safe (e.g., whooping cough and flu). Experts from the National Advisory Committee on Immunization recommends that pregnant or breastfeeding people be fully immunized with the #COVID19Vaccine. https://bit.ly/3973bzW

Two lots of Advil Cold & Sinus Day/Night Convenience Pack recalled due to labelling error that may cause confusion betwe...
10/05/2021
Two lots of Advil Cold & Sinus Day/Night Convenience Pack recalled due to labelling error that may cause confusion between daytime and nighttime tablets - Recalls and safety alerts

Two lots of Advil Cold & Sinus Day/Night Convenience Pack recalled due to labelling error that may cause confusion between daytime and nighttime tablets - Recalls and safety alerts

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare ULC (GSK) is recalling two lots of Advil Cold & Sinus Day/Night Convenience Pack (one lot of 18 caplet boxes and one lot of 36 caplet boxes) due to a labelling error on blister packs. The foil backing on the blister pack is rotated upside down and misaligned, so t...

IMPORTANT: Screen your children daily for symptoms using the #COVID19 school and child care screening tool to ensure a s...
10/04/2021

IMPORTANT: Screen your children daily for symptoms using the #COVID19 school and child care screening tool to ensure a safe and healthy space for others at school.

Visit https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening/ for the online tool.

Continue to practice #PhysicalDistancing and #WearAMask!

IMPORTANT: Screen your children daily for symptoms using the #COVID19 school and child care screening tool to ensure a safe and healthy space for others at school.

Visit https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening/ for the online tool.

Continue to practice #PhysicalDistancing and #WearAMask!

Here is the testing schedule for Oct 04 - Oct 08. If you would like to see this schedule and book a #COVID19 test, check...
10/03/2021

Here is the testing schedule for Oct 04 - Oct 08.

If you would like to see this schedule and book a #COVID19 test, check out RC VTAC's website at https://rcvtac.ca/

Those who cannot book online can still call 1-844-727-6404.

#WearAMask #PhysicalDistancing #WashYourHands

Here is the testing schedule for Oct 04 - Oct 08.

If you would like to see this schedule and book a #COVID19 test, check out RC VTAC's website at https://rcvtac.ca/

Those who cannot book online can still call 1-844-727-6404.

#WearAMask #PhysicalDistancing #WashYourHands

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Pembroke, ON
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Renfrew County and District Health Unit (@RCDHealthUnit) provides only general public health information on this site. @RCDHealthUnit does not collect, use, or disclose personal health information or provide health consultations through third party social media websites including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Any information provided on this site is intended for information purposes and does not constitute medical advice. If you have specific health related questions please contact your primary care provider. Alternatively, you may contact the health unit by telephone at 1-613-735-8666 or by email at [email protected] We love to hear from you! Please keep in mind the following when posting comments to our page . . . RCDHealthUnit engages in dialogues with users when possible, however cannot commit to replying to all user comments. We reply to comments using the official language in which they were posed. User comments do not represent the views of Renfrew County and District Health Unit. We monitor user comments and may participate or remove comments. We love your feedback but reserve the right to edit or remove comments that we deem at our sole discretion to be inappropriate or likely to impede the normal flow of discussion, including but not limited to comments that are abusive, insulting, inaccurate or irrelevant. We will block repeat offenders. We may also remove comments that are posted by a user who is not the author. To protect your own privacy and the privacy of others, please remember not to include personal health information, phone numbers, addresses and email addresses in your comments.

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