People with intellectual or developmental disabilities and autism living at home on the island of Montreal have begun getting their COVID-19 shots. Health authorities told Global News Thursday afternoon that rollout for that group began April 12.  In an email statement, Hélène Bergeron-Gamache, spokesperson for the West Island regional health board wrote, “Already nearly […]

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Allergies or coronavirus? Doctors explain how to tell the difference

Posted on April 10th, 2020 by Best Brothers Group

It’s spring, and across much of Canada, that means the start of allergy season. But this year, allergy sufferers might be more anxious than usual, wondering whether their sniffles are just allergies, or the start of a novel coronavirus infection. “It’s different from place to place, but here in Ontario, we’ve already started tree pollen season,” said [...]

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York Region is the coronavirus hot spot in Ontario, health officials say

Posted on April 8th, 2020 by Best Brothers Group

Masks Super Portrait York Region is the Ontario hot spot for COVID-19 infections and hospitals are preparing for the peak later this month — but there is a glimmer of hope on the horizon. The three area hospitals — Mackenzie Health, Markham Stouffville and Southlake — all report higher intensive care unit occupancy rates for [...]

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Town of Ajax Declaration of Emergency

Posted on April 7th, 2020 by Best Brothers Group

The Town continues to stress #StayHomeAjax message with declaration of emergency After careful monitoring of the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayor Shaun Collier has taken the unprecedented step to declare a state of emergency in the Town of Ajax. This was done in close consultation with the Town’s Municipal Emergency Control Group. Today’s decision follows Mayor Collier’s [...]

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