COVID-19: Health Advice

Use the Ministry of Health’s self-assessment to help determine if you need to seek care. If you’re having difficulty breathing or experiencing other severe symptoms, call 911.

Always call your health care provider before visiting.

Take the Self Assessment


We strongly encourage Town of Fort Frances residents to continue to practice the following recommendations provided by our public health professionals:

  • Check on your neighbours, offer your help and support to run errands, while keeping social distancing practices at the fore front.
  • Wash your hands with soap and water thoroughly and often.
  • Follow cough and sneeze etiquette.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Practice social distancing as much as possible (2-3 meters physical contact), even when enjoying the outdoors.
  • Avoid unnecessary group interactions such as parties, social gatherings, large meetings, etc.
  • Regularly clean and disinfect frequently used surfaces using appropriate cleaning methods.

COVID-19 Assessment Centre

A COVID-19 assessment centre has been established by Riverside Healthcare Facilities on Sinclair Avenue behind the hospital. This service is by appointment only. No walk-in appointments will be accepted. Residents are advised to contact the Northwestern Health Unit at 1-807-468-7109.