The Outaouais is now in a moderate alert level which is called the orange level. This decision is based on several factors, including an increasing tendency of confirmed cases for a fourth
Several measures come along with this transition to the orange level, including :
Private gatherings must be limited to a maximum of 6 people or two families.
Visits to CHSLDs are limited to humanitarian reasons and family caregivers.
Visits to private seniors’ residences are limited to a maximum of 6 people including the resident.
Tables can seat a maximum of 6 people in restaurants, bars, casinos and gambling houses.
Limit of 25 people for all activities organized in an indoor or outdoor public place. For licensed premises, the
alcoholic beverage sale must end at 11:00 p.m. and no alcohol consumption after midnight is permitted.
Places where people sit relatively still and do little or no talking, such as theaters, auditoriums, cinemas and audio-visual recording studios, may continue to accommodate a maximum of 250 people.
There is also a new outbreak at L’Initial, a private residence for seniors in the Aylmer sector. 5 cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed among the residents. All the infection prevention and control measures are in place to limit the spread of the virus, such as the deployment of a hot zone, a preventive isolation of the unit and an enhanced surveillance of signs and symptoms of all residents.
The population can reach the call center from Monday to Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. and on weekends between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Before calling, the population is invited to fill out the Covid-19 symptom self-assessment tool available on line:
Prior to calling or visiting the walk-in clinic, the public is encouraged to complete the Covid-19 Symptom Self Assessment Tool available online.
For those who have symptoms or concerns about Covid-19, we first invite you to fill out the online symptom self-assessment tool and if needed, contact the dedicated information line at 1 877-644-4545.