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March 31, 2020- Five more confirmed COVID-19 case in Renfrew County and District

March 31, 2020 ‐ Today, Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) confirms five more positive laboratory-confirmed cases of novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) throughout Renfrew County and District (RCD). That brings the total of confirmed cases in RCD to seven.

March 29, 2020 – RCDHU Reports Second Positive Case of COVID-19 in Renfrew County and District

March 29, 2020 ‐ Today, Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) confirms the second positive laboratory-confirmed case of novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) in Renfrew County and District. A woman in her 30s developed mild symptoms and was tested at home by paramedics of The County of Renfrew Community Paramedic Program on March 27, 2020. She currently remains at home on isolation and is being monitored.

March 29, 2020 – First COVID-19 related death in Renfrew County and District

March 29, 2020 ‐ Today, Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) confirms the first death related to the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) in Renfrew County and District. A woman in her 90s passed away early on the morning of March 29, 2020, at Pembroke Regional Hospital.

March 27, 2020 – New pandemic healthcare service: Renfrew County Virtual Triage and Assessment Centre

March 27, 2020 ‐ In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Renfrew County Virtual Triage and Assessment Centre (RC VTAC) has launched today to strengthen access to primary care for all Renfrew County residents.

March 25, 2020 – COVID-19 – First Positive Case

March 25, 2020 ‐ Today, Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) confirms the first positive laboratory-confirmed case of novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) in the region.

March 24, 2020 – COVID-19 – Case Update

March 24, 2020 ‐ On March 23, 2020, the Institut national de santé publique du Québec notified Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) that a Quebec resident working in Renfrew County and District tested positive for COVID-19.

March 21, 2020 – COVID-19 – Self-Assessment Tool

March 21, 2020 ‐ Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) would like all residents to know that you do not require a phone assessment by RCDHU to access appropriate COVID-19 care. RCDHU is encouraging residents to complete the interactive self-assessment tool released by the Government of Ontario to help you to determine how to seek further care.

March 20, 2020-Social Distancing

March 20, 2020 ‐ Social Distancing is the best way to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

March 18, 2020 – COVID-19 UPDATE

March 18, 2020 ‐ The Ontario Ministry of Health has ordered the following establishments be legally required to close immediately...

March 13, 2020 – COVID-19 – Update

March 13, 2020 ‐ Renfrew County and District Health Unit continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation daily and there are currently no cases in Renfrew County and District. The risk for Renfrew County and District remains low for COVID-19.

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