Information on the Coronavirus for Patients and Visitors

To see all of our recent COVID-19 news and SRCHC Centre Updates

If you think you have Covid-19 coronavirus symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has it, use this self-assessment to help determine if you need to seek further care, click here

South Riverdale CHC is actively screening for the coronavirus in person and over the phone for one-on-one appointments. This means that our staff will be asking you questions to ensure that we support clients.

UPDATES from all locations of SRCHC

THE HEALTH OF CLIENTS AND STAFF IS OUR PRIORITY

Due to the Coronavirus:

  • 955 Queen St E. is open for essential urgent care only (treatment) and the distribution of food and harm reduction supplies.
  • Consumption Treatment Services: Moss Park (134 Sherbourne St.) is open Tuesday-Sunday 12-6pm (last call at 5pm) and keepSIX (955 Queen St. E.) is open Monday-Friday 10am-6pm (last call at 4:30pm)
  • We screen all clients with appointments or using CTS, one-by-one at the front doors of 955 Queen St. E. and 134 Sherbourne St.
  • Home visits are being conducted for clients who still require support, clients are being screened accordingly.
  • We are offering urgent counselling and social work services over the phone, please connect with your clinician.
  • We are developing ways to provide support for clients who are food insecure and/or socially isolated.

Cancellations/Closures

  • ALL groups; programs; drop-ins; non-essential meetings and walk-ins.
  • DECNET programs at 1245 Danforth Ave. Unit 2 & 3, please call 416-461-9042 for more information
  • Harmony Hall Centre for Seniors (2 Gower St. & Crescent Town Club), please call (416) 752-0101
  • Choose Health For more information, please visit www.selfmanagementtc.ca or email choosehealthtc@srchc.com

If you have an appointment at SRCHC or are visiting our Consumption Treatment Services, we ask for your cooperation in letting us know if you have:

  1. Returned from travel outside of Canada in the last 14 days?
  2. Any contact with someone who has been diagnosed with Covid-19?
  3. Any of the following symptoms: fever, cough, difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, rash?

COVID-19 ASSESSMENT CENTRE in East Toronto:

The COVID-19 Assessment Centre at Michael Garron Hospital (MGH) is now open and seeing patients by appointment only 416-469-6858. The Assessment Centre cannot be accessed from inside the hospital. The entrance is located on the Northside of the building off Mortimer Ave., west of the Emergency department (see map on this page).

If you are worried you might have COVID-19, call:

Telehealth Ontario: 1-866-797-0000
24 hours/day,
7 days a week
Toronto Public Health Coronavirus Information Line: 416-338-7600
8:30 am-8 pm
Monday-Friday,
10 am-6 pm weekends

More information:

Health Canada Coronavirus Information Service: 1-833-784-4397

WHO Advice for the Public:

Includes myth-busters about coronavirus, instructions on when and how to use surgical masks, basic prevention strategies.

Health Canada Coronavirus Website:

Information about Coronavirus in Canada, Canada’s response, and travel advice for those planning or returning from travel.

Ontario Ministry of Health Novel Coronavirus website:

Guidance for Ontarians about COVID-19, provincial-level public health response, and testing. Coronavirus information sheet about coronavirus in many languages.

Public Health Ontario Website:

Instructions for how to self-monitor, self-isolate, how caregivers should self-isolate, how to clean surfaces, etc. Available in multiple priority languages.

Toronto Public Health website:

Information on risk of coronavirus in Toronto, advice for protecting yourself, city-level public health response, and who to call for help.