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Official account of Southwestern Public Health, a agency serving Oxford County, Elgin County and the City of St. Thomas.
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Southwestern Public Health retweeted
myFM News 10h
The Municipality of Central Elgin has announced that ALL FIRES are prohibited throughout Central Elgin, including fire pits for cooking purposes at this time. The municipality says that due to COVID-19 it is necessary to have all Central Elgin Fire Rescue Rescources available.
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Southwestern Public Health 24h
Thank you for the suggestion. We have resources available on our website and social media that encourage physical distancing. Here is a link to the newest graphic we have been sharing.
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Southwestern Public Health Mar 26
Sexual Health & Needle Exchange services remain available at our St. Thomas and Woodstock sites. To ensure the health and safety of our clients and staff: ☑️ BEFORE YOU COME please call 1-800-922-0096 ☑️ WHEN YOU ARRIVE you will be screened for COVID-19
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Southwestern Public Health Mar 25
Replying to @PublicHealthON
3/3 Last but not least is a resource from for how to clean and disinfect public settings (which can certainly apply to all settings).
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Southwestern Public Health Mar 25
Replying to @PublicHealthON
2/3 also provides a print-friendly graphic for how to properly:
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Southwestern Public Health Mar 25
1/3 For today's , we are sharing some excellent resources from for the general public. Here is a great overview for when and how to wear a mask:
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Southwestern Public Health Mar 25
Southwestern Public Health confirms the second case of in our region. Individual is a male in his 30s who lives in . He was assessed, tested and released from and is self-isolating at home. Media Release for info:
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Southwestern Public Health Mar 24
Replying to @justwokeup2life
Hi , that was tweeted an error. We had intended to delete all of our pre-scheduled tweets and missed one. Our apologies. Communications Manager, Southwestern Public Health
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Southwestern Public Health Mar 24
Today is and we’re raising awareness about the health & social impacts of tuberculosis (TB). According to the WHO, an estimated 58 million lives were saved through TB diagnosis and treatment between 2000 and 2018. Learn more: .
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Southwestern Public Health Mar 23
Replying to @SW_PublicHealth
2/2 As a reminder, it is very important to if you have travelled internationally within the past 14 days. This includes travel to the U.S.A. Here is a helpful overview of what that means. Thank you all for doing your part to slow the spread of
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Southwestern Public Health Mar 23
Southwestern Public Health confirms the first case of in our region. Individual is a male in his 30s who lives in Elgin County. He was assessed, tested and released from and is self-isolating at home. Media Release for info:
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dguernsey Mar 20
If you are healthy, please consider donating blood as another act of Blood is still needed and donations are down.
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Southwestern Public Health Mar 21
We're often asked what the day-by-day symptoms of are. This video from gives an overview from credible sources, incl. WHO-China Joint Mission on COVID-19, CDC and Harvard Medical School. View sources at 5:18. via
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Southwestern Public Health Mar 19
Wash your hands to protect against disease-causing viruses. When you can't, choose effective commercial-grade . If you have a loved one who does not have access to reliable Internet, please call them to share this message.
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Dr. Theresa Tam Mar 18
Replying to @CPHO_Canada
In addition to public health actions, governments, community groups, event organisers, and businesses have banded together to through actions.
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Southwestern Public Health Mar 18
If you are concerned you may have symptoms of , we encourage you to use Ontario's online self-assessment tool to determine if you should seek additional care.
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Southwestern Public Health Mar 18
Replying to @SW_PublicHealth
2/2 As well, if you are unsure what is legally required to close in our communities to help contain the spread of , please read on for details: Thank you for your support in helping keep our communities healthy.
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Southwestern Public Health Mar 18
If you are a personal services business owner in or the , we have recommendations to ensure that everyone’s health and safety is protected. Read on for details:
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Mental Health Commission of Canada Mar 14
. has put together some ressources about mental health and coping during . Find them here:
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Southwestern Public Health Mar 17
We are grateful for the individuals and organizations who have reached out to offer support and encouragement during these unprecedented times. These flowers arrived today from Destination Church in St. Thomas as part of their Terrific Tuesday campaign.
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