What is Covid -19?
The health and safety of our Community Members is our primary focus at this time, we are asking that you remain vigilant, and avoid contact with individuals that may be experiencing the following:
What is the Illness
The virus causes respiratory illness (like the flu) with symptoms such as a cough, fever and in more severe cases, pneumonia. You can protect yourself by washing your hands frequently and avoiding touching your face.
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is characterized by mild symptoms including a runny nose, sore throat, cough, and fever. Illness can be more severe for some people and can lead to pneumonia or breathing difficulties.
More rarely, the disease can be fatal. Older people, and people with other medical conditions (such as asthma, diabetes, or heart disease), may be more vulnerable to becoming severely ill.
Stop by our drop in location and receive your very own FREE protective equipment. We offer face shields, surgical masks and gloves. Get yours today at 383 Donlands Ave, East York. ON. M4J 3S2.
How Can Downtown Coalition Help Me?
Need A Follow up?
Here is how we can help!
Mental health becomes a concern during this time - Avoid feeling depressed while living alone. If you are a single person or at home alone and is experiencing depression you can request a follow up.
1) Request a Phone Call
Community members can request a call back by filling out our contact form on our main page, with the Subject Heading: Request Call Back! Please be sure to provide a local phone number where you can be reached by a Team Member. One of our Team Members will get in touch with you within 24hrs.
2) Request an email
Community members can stay in touch with us through email, share your personal struggles and experiences with our team during this time. One of our Team Member will get in touch with you within 24hrs. Fill out the contact form on our main page with the Subject Heading: Request an email!
3) Stay Connected on Social Media
Add us to Facebook , Instagram and Twitter you can post videos and comments to our page about how your dealing the Covid -19 pandemic.
4. Request An At Home Visit
(This only applies to individuals not experiencing symptoms)
If you are not experiencing symptoms such as a runny nose, sore throat, cough, fever, difficulties breathing or did not come into contact with anyone with Covid -19 - Coronavirus within the last 30 days. You may Request An A Home Visit . Please fill out our contact form on our main page with the Subject Heading: Request An A Home Visit and our Team Member will be in contact with you with in 24hrs.
Take Action NOW!
There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease (COVID-19). You can reduce your risk of infection if you:Clean hands frequently with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water. Cover nose and mouth when coughing and sneezing with tissue or flexed elbow. Avoid close contact (1 metre or 3 feet) with anyone with cold or flu-like symptoms.