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TOWNSHIPPERS’ AND COVID-19, UPDATE #4 FOR COMMUNITY MEMBERS

The situation continues to evolve in the Province of Quebec and the Estrie region and in order to respect measures aimed at limiting the presence of COVID-19 in the wider community, the Association’s offices remain closed until further notice however some of our activities have resumed via videoconferencing. Please contact Association staff via email to find out more; please do not leave a phone message at either one of our offices. Staff email addresses can be found here https://townshippers.org/the-team/

We will keep you informed as more information becomes available via this page. In the meantime, remember the following:

  • Wash your hands often with warm running water and soap for at least 20 seconds.

° If you do not have access to soap and water, use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.

  • Cover coughs and sneezes with the inside of your elbow or using a tissue.

° If you use a tissue, throw it out as soon as possible and wash your hands after.

  • Avoid touching your face (eyes, nose and mouth).
  • Stay home unless absolutely necessary (groceries, pharmacy, errands for a vulnerable person).
  • If you must go out and about it is strongly recommended that you wear a mask.

Community members can access information in English from both the Canadian and Quebec governments and the Estrie Public Health Agency, this information is also available in the Resources section of this website and on our Facebook and Twitter accounts.

Canada:

https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html

Québec:

https://www.quebec.ca/en/health/health-issues/a-z/2019-coronavirus/

https://publications.msss.gouv.qc.ca/msss/en/sujets/covid-19

Eastern Townships:
https://www.santeestrie.qc.ca/en/care-services/health-advice/infectious-and-communicable-diseases/coronavirus-covid-19/

Please feel free to share these resources with your friends and family if they are looking for official sources for information.

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