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Covid-19 - Update #46

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT UPDATES

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the federal, provincial, and territorial governments have come together and agreed to a set of common principles for restarting the Canadian economy, based on shared understanding and appreciation of what science and experts are telling us. This statement identifies the criteria that need to be in place before we can go back to work and school, or see neighbours and friends.

 

PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT UPDATES

The Ontario government is further expanding the list of essential workers eligible to receive free emergency child care during the COVID-19 outbreak. Those who will benefit include people who work in the food supply chain, retirement homes, grocery stores and pharmacies, and certain federal employees, including the military.

 

OTHER UPDATES

Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit

Pandemic Parenting Playbook. Learn practical strategies to support your child’s and youth's mental health needs through the COVID-19 pandemic. Two free virtual sessions are being offered.
• Thursday, April 30th 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. (EST) - Focus on Children (up to age 12);
• Thursday, May 14th 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. (EST) - Focus on Teens (age 12+)