Information:  COVID~19  

If you think you have Coronavirus (Covid-19) symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has the virus. Please use the Ministry of Health self-assessment link below to help determine if you need to seek medical care. 

https://covid-19.ontario.ca/self-assessment/

DRHC COVID-19 - Assessment and Treatment Centre

The Assessment and Treatment Centre located at 40 Goodall Street has recently expanded its scope and now offers clinical services related to COVID-19 for individuals experiencing moderate or worsening symptoms without needing to access the Emergency Department.

If you are experiencing any moderate symptoms of Covid-19 (including sore throat, runny nose, cough, barking cough, fever, chills, shortness of breath, decrease in taste/smell, muscle or joint pain, or extreme tiredness) and would like to speak with a healthcare provider, please contact the COVID-19 Assessment and Treatment Centre at (807) 223-3737

Hours:  Monday to Friday ~ 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (closed daily from 12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.) 

Location:  40 Goodall Street, Dryden, Ontario 

Entry:  First exterior entrance on the left, follow the signs. (Do not enter the Dingwall Clinic main door)  

Who should visit the Assessment and Treatment Centre?

You should book a clinical assessment if you know or suspect that you have COVID-19 and you:

  • Have been directed by your primary care provider or other health care professional; or

  •  Are unable to safely monitor your symptoms at home; or

  • Are at higher risk of severe illness, including:

    •  Immunocompromised individuals aged 18 and over regardless of vaccine status.

    • Unvaccinated individuals aged 60 and over.

    • Unvaccinated First Nation, Inuit and Metis individuals aged 50 and over.

    • Unvaccinated individuals aged 50 and over with one or more risk factors.

  • You should bring a current list of your medication and a list of any important medical conditions to your appointment.

 

PLEASE NOTE:  If you have one or more of the following symptoms, you should immediately call 911 or go directly to the nearest Emergency Department:

  • Severe difficulty breathing (struggling for each breath, can only speak in single words).

  • Severe chest pain (constant tightness or crushing sensation).

  • ·Feeling confused or unsure of where you are.

  • Losing consciousness.