Dedicated Ontario web page offers detailed COVID-19 information

Constituents seeking information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) are asked to visit www.ontario.ca/coronavirus. The page will be updated at least twice daily with information about protecting yourself, cases under investigation, symptoms and assessment, and the ways Ontario is responding to the pandemic.  The page also has links to the federal government's travel advisory information, public health agencies and the World Health Organization.

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Ontario commits $14 million for new satellite Community Health Centre in Trenton

Our government will be providing $14 million toward the build of a new satellite office of the Belleville & Quinte West Community Health Centre in Trenton, adjacent to Trenton Memorial Hospital.  Construction is beginning and completion of the new build is targeted for Summer 2021.  This site will provide a wide range of health services in a convenient location under one roof.  Joining me at the announcement are BQWCHC executive director Sheila Braidek, Quinte West Mayor Jim Harrison, and BQWCHC treasurer Wendy Osborne.

This is an artist's rendition of the new BQWCHC building.

For more information, see my "News Releases" page.

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Loyalist College opens $3.2-million integrated health sciences wing

Minister of Colleges and Universities Ross Romano joined Loyalist College President Dr. Ann Marie Vaughan and I at the official opening of the third floor of the Northumberland Wing Tuesday.  The wing features state-of-the-art technology and integrated practical learning simulation spaces for students in health, social development, and public safety programs. The Province directly contributed $800,000 toward the renovation costs.

During the opening event, Hastings-Lennox and Addington MPP Daryl Kramp, Romano, and I joined with other dignitaries to take part in some of the simulated on-the-job experiences the students will face.

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