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Stay up to date on the latest community and health care supports that are available in your area. 

 

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On This Page: 
 

  1. COVID-19 Response Hub
  2. North Shore Health Network - COVID-19 Community Outreach Service (CCOS)
  3. Blind River
  4. Bruce Mines
  5. Dubreuilville
  6. Elliot Lake
  7. Hilton Township
  8. Huron Shores
  9. Jocelyn
  10. Laird
  11. MacDonald, Meredith & Aberdeen
  12. North Shore
  13. Plummer Additional
  14. Prince Township
  15. St. Joseph
  16. Spanish
  17. Tarbutt & Tarbutt
  18. Thessalon
  19. Wawa
  20. White River
  21. Additional Resources

COVID-19 Response Hub Website

 (powered by Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre - Acorn Innovation Solutions)

 

This site provides information, maps and resources about the coronavirus response in Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma area. 

 

The Hub identifies locations that are open, lists their contact information and hours of operation, as well as flags any restrictions or service limitations that are in place to protect community health (e.g. noting senior citizen hours, facilities operating only by phone appointments, etc.).

  

Facilities that are shown on the website include: 

 

  • Grocery stores
  • Pharmacies
  • Banks
  • Primary Care Centres
  • Food Banks
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Serving Kitchens
  • Municipal offices
  • COVID-19 Assessment Centres 

 

North Shore Health Network
COVID-19 Community Outreach Service (CCOS)

 

Helping those impacted by COVID-19 who are living at risk of decline – physically, mentally, or socially. The aim of the service is to connect with these people and assist them with staying at home, out of hospital, supported and healthy. Experienced healthcare providers will connect with clients through telephone conversations to talk about:

  • Coping
  • Health conditions
  • Assistance for grocery, prescription or meal deliveries
  • Social distancing challenges
  • Living situation

They will work with the client to determine the supports and/or services needed to help improve their overall health and living situation. Follow-up calls will confirm that clients are receiving the supports needed to remain stable at home.  Anyone living in the NSHN catchment area –Echo Bay to Spanish, including St. Joseph Island—who would benefit from
the Service is eligible. Individuals who have been recently discharged from hospital are encouraged to connect with the Service.

 

Contact info: 705-356-2265 ext. 2657

Catchment area: Echo Bay to Spanish - including St. Joseph Island)

 


Elliot Lake

 

Age Friendly Delivers
 

Elliot Lake residents are now being offered a delivery service for vulnerable persons in the community who are in isolation. Call or email for more information on how to register:

  

Phone: 705-849-0970 

Email: taskforce@elliotlake.ca 


Blind River

 

For information and updates about COVID-19, please visit: www.blindriver.ca

 

North Shore Health Network - COVID-19 Community Outreach Service (CCOS)

 

Helping those impacted by COVID-19 who are living at risk of decline – physically, mentally, or socially. The aim of the service is to connect with these people and assist them with staying at home, out of hospital, supported and healthy. Experienced healthcare providers will connect with clients through telephone conversations to talk about:

  • Coping
  • Health conditions
  • Assistance for grocery, prescription or meal deliveries
  • Social distancing challenges
  • Living situation

They will work with the client to determine the supports and/or services needed to help improve their overall health and living situation. Follow-up calls will confirm that clients are receiving the supports needed to remain stable at home.  Anyone living in the NSHN catchment area –Echo Bay to Spanish, including St. Joseph Island—who would benefit from
the Service is eligible. Individuals who have been recently discharged from hospital are encouraged to connect with the Service.

 

Contact info: 705-356-2265 ext. 2657


Huron Shores

 

For vulnerable or self-isolated Huron Shores residents who do not have local family or friends able to assist with delivery of groceries, etc., please call or email the following: 

 


Wawa

 

Community Support Helpline

 

Anyone with questions or requiring non-medical assistance can contact Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre for information regarding community support. 

 

Hours: Monday - Friday (10 a.m. - 12 p.m. & 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.)

Phone705-856-2244 ext. 240


 Prince Township

 

Community Support Helpline


If you are unable to get the necessities that you need due to COVID-19 restrictions, please contact the office at 705-779-2992 and we will get in contact with someone who can help.


Spanish


North Shore

 

The North Shore Fire Dept is volunteering to provide delivery service to vulnerable citizens.

 

Phone: 705-849-7248


 Bruce Mines

 

Contact Information for residents

 

Municipal Office Inquiries: 705-785-2493

Central Algoma Pharmacy: 705-785-3555

Foster's Freshmart: 705-785-3728

Vulnerable Persons Registry: www.soovpr.com

Bruce Mines Food Bank: 18 Williams Street - OPEN, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. (Wednesday)

 

Dubreuilville

Lacroix Freshmart is offering free delivery of groceries to those in need in the community. Those interested can contact the grocer at: 705-884-2941.

 

Hilton Township

Municipal staff will continue to work regular hours and be available by phone or email address any questions/concerns:

 

Phone: 705-246-2472

Email: admin@hiltontownship.ca

 

Jocelyn

 

Public access to the Municipal Offices will be suspended until further notice. For questions regarding services please contact the office at (705) 246-2025 or admin@jocelyn.ca

 

Meals-on-Wheels, Friendly Phone Visiting, Transportation to Essential Medical Appointments

Phone: 705-246-0036

 

In-Store, Delivery or Curbside Pick-up of Groceries and Essentials

 

Island Market: 705-246-2500

Kentvale Home Hardware: 705-246-2002

 

Deliveries of Essentials

St. Joseph Island Lions Club volunteer delivery: 705-206-3229


Laird

 

The municipal administrative office is closed to the public. However, someone will be in office to take your calls and attempt to answer any questions you may have. The number for the office is 705-248-2395.

 

Pumpkin Point Park is closed to the public. It is understood that playground equipment is a transmitter of COVID-19. To ensure the safety of family and friends, please do not enter the park except to pass through to access personal property.


MacDonald, Meredith and Aberdeen

 

If you or someone you know needs any kind of assistance we are here to help. Do you need help accessing groceries, medications or essential items?

Please call 705-987-1746 (Echo Bay & Area Food Bank) or 705-248-2441 (Municipal Office)

 

If there are any Seniors out there that just need someone to talk to, Please call Dr. Trefry Memorial Seniors Centre at 705-246-2625 and take advantage of their Telephone Reassurance Program


Plummer Additional 

 

Residents who are self-isolated, vulnerable, or a snowbird returning to Canada and don’t have area family or friends able to assist you with the deliver of prescriptions, or groceries, please contact:

 

Phone: 705-785-3479
Email: plumtwsp@onlink.net


St. Joseph

 

For non-medical assistance or questions call or leave a message with Dr. Trefry Memorial Seniors Centre.

 

Hours: Monday - Friday (8:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

Phone: 705-246-0036
Email: dr.trefrycentre@one.mail.on.ca


Tarbutt & Tarbutt

 

If you require assistance of any kind please call or email the office between the hours of 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Mon - Fri)

 

Phone: 705-782-6776
Email: tarbutttownship@bellnet.ca


Thessalon

 

Public access to the Municipal Offices will be suspended until further notice. For questions regarding services and payments please contact the office at (705) 842-2217 or townofthess@thessalon.ca


 White River

 

Anyone with questions or requiring non-medical assistance can contact the township office at 807-822-2450.


 Additional Resources

 

Community & Healthcare Support Bulletins 

 

  

Seniors Food Delivery Service

(Coordinated by United Way Sault Ste. Marie & Algoma District and Algoma Family Services)

 

Food delivery services are available to Seniors (55+) in Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma who are in need of assistance. Please contact Lori Huston at 705-256-7476 ext. 210 or email: lhuston@uwssmalgoma.ca

 

This program is funded by the Government of Canada's New Horizons Seniors Program