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COVID-19 INFORMATION AND GUIDANCE

Important information
relating to the Coronavirus.

The Town of Bruce Mines is practising Social Distancing
to help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus. The following
are closed to the public and will remain closed until further notice.

  • Bruce Mines Municipal Office
  • Bruce Mines Community Hall
  • Bruce Mines and Plummer Additional Public Library

Click here for further information on how to contact us during this period.

Fire Ban

With effect from 12:01am on Saturday the Fire Ban has been lifted for small campfires only. All other burning remains under a ban.

Click here for further information.

Simpson Mineshaft

Due to government advice the Simpson Mineshaft will not open for the summer season. All being well it will reopen in 2021.

Campground and RV Park

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic the Campground is currently closed pending Provincial approval to reopen.

Waste Management Site

During the current COVID-19 pandemic the "Give Away" buildings at the Thessalon Transfer Site and at Rose Township Landfill site will be closed.

Vulnerable Persons

Are you, or do you know someone who is isolated, or vulnerable and in need of assistance such as grocery delivery, collection of prescriptions or delivery of personal hygiene products? If so please call the Town Office on 705-785-3493.

Please also consider adding your name to the Vulnerable Persons Registry (VPR). This is a free, voluntary and confidential service aimed at improving the safety of residents living at home who would be at greater risk during emergencies.

The VPR improves safety by providing key information to emergency response teams in order to help them be more aware when addressing large scale emergencies. To find out more and to register click here.

Additional Information & Guidance

The following links/information is listed in alphabetical order. Please ensure you scroll down to find the link/information you are looking for.

ALGOMA DISTRICT SERVICES ADMINISTRATION BOARD (ADSAB)

To help minimize the spread of COVID-19 and to help protect the public and staff, we have closed the resource areas to keep our communities safe from the spread of COVID-19. Access will be restricted to ADSAB Offices effective immediately.

Further information and contact details can be found here.

ALGOMA KINNIWABI TRAVEL ASSOCIATION

Algoma Country newsletter with information on webinars, Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO) Survey 4.0 results and a message from Attractions Ontario.

ALGOMA PUBLIC HEALTH

One of the biggest risks to Algoma Residents right now is possible COVID-19 in returning travellers. The best preventive action that you can take therefore, is social distancing. This prevents the spread and also helps build community immunity. See also Algoma Public Health's response to the virus.

Click here for Community Assistance information specific to Bruce Mines.

Share these important health messages to reach as many in our community as possible. We are all in this together.

Welcome Home, Stay Home - advice for travellers returning home to Canada.

Community Immunity - use social distancing to help build immunity in our communities.

Algoma Public Health Notice - further advice for travellers returning home and for people feeling sick.

Wearing a face covering (non-medical mask) can be an added measure to protect people around you when physical distancing cannot be maintained.

CHILD CARE ALGOMA - EARLY ON CHILD AND FAMILY CENTRE

During this time of social distancing all playgroups and programs are closed until further notice. We are, however, still available to support families for ideas on fun, learning opportunities to do with your children and/or parenting support. Contact Kelly at 705-946-9879 or by email at krowli@childcarealgoma.ca.

DESTINATION NORTHERN ONTARIO

To view the latest newsletter click here.

To view and enrol for the Marina Life While Respecting Social Distancing webinar click here.

To view the Destination Northern Ontario click here.

GOVERNMENT OF CANADA

The Goverment on Canada has launched a survey from April 3 to April 16 to understand how Canadians are coping during the COVID-19 pandemic. The results will be used to assess the needs of communities and put suitable support measures in place both during and after the pandemic.

To ensure the voices and experiences of Algoma citizens are represented please take 5 minutes to complete the survey.

Detailed information on the Canadian Government's response to the Coronavirus. This includes news updates, preventative action, symptoms and treatment, preparedness and travel advice.

The Economic Response Plan provides information on how the Government will help Canadians facing financial hardship and also information on how you can apply for the benefits that are available.

AND MOST IMPORTANTLY, IF YOU ARE EXPERIENCING SYMPTOMS OF THE VIRUS CONTACT TELEHEALTH ONTARIO AT 1-866-797-0000
OR YOUR LOCAL PUBLIC HEALTH UNIT.

DO NOT CALL 911 UNLESS IT IS AN EMERGENCY.

NORH SHORE AREA HEALTH NETWORK (NSHN)

Following negative COVID-19 test results the temporary closure of the Thessalon Emergency Dept will be lifted effective 4:00pm on April 8, 2020. The inpatient services will, however, continue to be directed to Blind River.
Click here for further information and further updates on the hospital's status.

Ontario Provincial Health

See how the Ministry of Health is helping to keep Ontarians safe during the 2019 Novel Coronavirus outbreak. Find out how to protect yourself and how to recognize symptoms.

 


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