Emergency Info

Keep Yourself Informed about COVID-19

Area health partners are working diligently to ensure the safety and well-being of all citizens of the Rainy River District. Each of us has a responsiblity to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Wash your hands. Cover your mouth when sneezing.
Do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands.

Actively and continuously practice social distancing.

If you have a fever and/or cough, or have traveled to one of the affected countries in the past 14 days, or if you have had close or confirmed contact with a probable case, self-isolate at home.

Contact the following for additional information:

Northwestern Health Unit – 1-866-888-4577
website: https://www.nwhu.on.ca/Pages/coronavirus.aspx

Telehealth Ontario – 1-866-797-0000
website: https://www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus

The Township of Alberton met all requirements of the Essential Level of emergency preparedness and response required by the annual December 31 deadline as prescribed by the Emergency Management Act, and has maintained compliance every year since then.

Alberton’s Emergency Plan is based on the model provided by Emergency Management Ontario. Since emergency management is an ongoing and evolving process, the Township is committed to updating and improving its response plan, and to tailoring it to this community.

Here are some valuable information sheets you can access, read, save and print if you like:

Tips for Dealing with High Winds & Severe Rainfall
Children & Emergencies
Seniors & Emergencies
Pets & Emergencies
Emergency Survival Kit

Mike Ford - Photo Prepare Yourself
Peter Spuzak - Photo Prepare Your Self
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