COVID-19 News and Updates

Message to Our Patients

Please click HERE to read a message to our patients from Central Brampton Family Health Team.

Update Regarding Appointments

Please click HERE to read an update regarding ALL appointments.

Self-Assessment Tool

If you think you have coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has it, use this self-assessment to help determine how to seek further care. Click HERE to start.

William Osler COVID-19 Assessment Centre

William Osler Health System (Osler) is taking proactive steps to ensure the community’s health and safety by opening an Assessment Centre to screen for COVID-19.

Who: Those who think they may need to be tested for COVID-19 should visit Osler’s website for screening criteria before coming to the Assessment Centre.
Location: Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness
20 Lynch Street, Brampton, ON, L6W 2Z8
Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., seven days a week

*This space is located in a self-contained area at Peel Memorial and does not impact other patients who are attending the Urgent Care Centre or outpatient services at the site. On-site directions and assistance will be provided.
There is no referral needed. For more information visit: https://www.williamoslerhs.ca/.

Financial Assistance Resources

Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) Guide

Managing your Mental Health during COVID-19

  • Our Mental Health Counselors and Psychologist will be hosting a weekly webinar on different topics related to coping and mental health wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can choose to attend one, some or all of the webinars. You will have the opportunity to join the conversation or just listen, whichever you are most comfortable with. Click HERE or call (905)-456-7111 ext 2 to learn more.
  • Click here to learn more about how to manage your anxiety & worry, ways to stay connected, and focusing on reliable and helpful information and resources during this challenging time. 
  • For some additional (free) online resources, click here

Nutrition and COVID-19

Senior Support Task Force – City of Brampton

The Senior Support Task Force is an initiative from the City of Brampton that assists older adults. For example some of the tasks are getting groceries or picking up medications for the senior so they do not have to leave their home. All seniors have to do is call: 311 on their telephone. This service is open to all seniors. For more information on this service, visit: https://letsconnect.brampton.ca/seniors-task-force

Caregiver Resources – “Do you have a plan?”

  • This resource was created by caregivers, for caregivers and covers a list of things caregivers should include in their plan. This resource will ensure the person that is being cared for continues to receive support. Click HERE to access it.
  • Click HERE for everything you need to know about:
    • Health Care Consent, Advance Care Planning, Goals of Care Discussions, and Substitute Decision Makers.

Other Resources

For those who may have chronic conditions to manage during these unprecedented times, please view the following two resources to access regional and provincial virtual resources, programs and services.

Smoking, Vaping, and COVID-19

For more information on how tobacco and e-cigarette usage may impact your health with respects to COVID-19, please read the following articles from The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.