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Algoma Public Health

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FORM: Reporting COVID-19 to APH form


COVID-19 Vaccine-Relevant Information and Planning


Includes resources from: Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Centre for Effective Practice (CEP), Public Health Ontario, National Advisory Committee on Immunizations (NACI)



COVID-19 Updates for Health Care Professionals


Archived Alerts & Notifications for Health Care Professionals



 Health Professionals Q&A for COVID-19


For more information visit Guidance for Health Sector as provided by the Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care

Emergency Child Care Services


Emergency child care services are reserved exclusively for children of essential and critical service workers identified in the Province of Ontario's "List of Workers Eligible for Emergency Child Care," and who have limited alternatives. Priority will be determined by Social Services based on eligibility and available spaces. 


Essential service workers should complete and submit the online application and you will be contacted by Social Services staff.





List of Reportable Diseases

To report suspected or confirmed diseases of public health significance, health providers may contact Algoma Public Health 24/7.


Public Health Ontario Test Information Index

For disease-specific details on how to send appropriate specimens for public health laboratory testing, including type of specimen, timing of collection, requisition forms, and turnaround time, please see Public Health Ontario’s A to Z test information index for all diseases of public health significance.


Contact Us


Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

(closed on statutory holidays)


Emergency After Hours:

To report a public health emergency after hours or on a statutory holiday please call: (705) 254-6611


Fill in our online form to receive future public health notifications and alerts.



Date of creation: February 28, 2019

Date modified: August 20, 2021