COVID-19 Information Sources

Site: COVID-19 Information Sources

Service: Information Sources for Barrie Community

Record #: BAR2081
Last Modified: 14 Mar 2023
Last Full Update: 21 Oct 2021

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Location, Telephone & Internet

Located In Community Barrie
Address Barrie, ON

Description & Services

Description (Service) COVID-19 Symptoms
If you have cold-like/respiratory symptoms (regardless of travel history), and have not been tested for COVID-19: 
  • self-isolate at home for 14 days 
  • use Ontario Government Self-Assessment Tool to help determine if you need to seek further care 
  • if symptoms worsen, seek clinical assessment over the phone - either by calling your primary care provider's office or Telehealth Ontario 1-866-797-0000 
  • if you need additional assessment, your primary care provider or Telehealth Ontario will direct you to in-person care options 
  • if you are in need of urgent medical attention, call 911
To prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the Community 
  • stay home to protect yourself and others 
  • practice physical distancing staying 2 metres from others 
  • wear a mask 
  • avoid close contact with people outside of your immediate family 
  • wash hands frequently 
  • sneeze and cough into your sleeve 
  • avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth
Get the Flu Shot 
  • flu viruses and the virus that causes COVID-19 will both spread this fall and winter 
  • contact your family doctor, local pharmacy or Flu Clinic Schedules for information about where to get a flu shot in your area 
  • for more information about the importance of getting the flu vaccine during 2021-2022, see Flu Shots
For further information, refer to the following reliable information sources:  
City of Barrie COVID-19 Enforcement Line 
Members of the public can call 705-739-4241 or email : to report instances of non-compliance with the COVID-19 emergency orders, the City will investigate: 
  • use of City-owned amenities (including playground structures, skateparks, etc) 
  • gatherings of five or more in a public space 
  • non-essential businesses that are providing in-person services to the public  
  • for more information, see Enforcement Services - City of Barrie
    Hours Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit Telephone Line: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-6 pm, Sat-Sun 8:30 am-4:30 pmService Barrie Phone Line: Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm
    Areas Served Muskoka District ; Simcoe County
    Eligibility No restrictions
    Application Call or visit website for information
    Languages English
    Fees None

    Other Details

    Established 2020
    Physical Access Not Applicable

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