The MRC Pontiac says it takes the measures imposed by the Quebec government seriously. The Warden, Jane Toller, recommends to all citizens to take the necessary precautions and also affirmed that she requested a screening clinic for COVID-19 in the Pontiac, as explained to the CHIP 101,9 newsroom.
Rumors have been spread via social media that a coronavirus case has come up in the Shawville Hospital emergency room. At the time of writing, no cases have been confirmed in the Outaouais and Jane Toller says that no cases have been detected in the Pontiac yet. She also mentioned that she is available to answer citizens’ questions if needed.
The full interview with Jane Toller is available here.