As the 6th wave of covid passes through Quebec

The Public Health Department of the Integrated Health and Social Services Center (CISSS) of the Laurentians reminds the population that it is important to maintain the various health measures in force and to remain vigilant in the face of the new increase in the number of cases of COVID-19 observed throughout Quebec.
Due to age or immunosuppression, some vulnerable people are more susceptible and at risk of developing complications from COVID-19 infection. Therefore, they must be extra careful in order to protect themselves.
“We are monitoring the evolution of the epidemiological situation very closely. While the entire province is experiencing an upsurge in cases of COVID-19, we encourage Saint-Laurent residents to remain cautious in order to help them preserve their health and that of their loved ones. Remember that vaccination against COVID-19 remains the best way to protect yourself,” said Dr. Éric Goyer, director of public health for the Laurentians.
Complying with the measures in effect various health measures for visitors and caregivers are still in effect in the living environments and hospitals of the CISSS des Laurentides. It remains crucial for the entire population to continue to respect them in order to protect the most vulnerable people as well as the staff in place. For the most recent measures, residents can consult the COVID-19 section of the website www.santelaurentides.gouv.qc.ca.
If citizens experience symptoms similar to COVID-19, they must isolate themselves and avoid visiting vulnerable people. Taking a rapid screening test is essential and free. If the test result is positive, it is important to follow the isolation instructions that apply to each patient’s situation. For more information on isolation instructions, visit Quebec.ca/coronavirus. A self-assessment tool is also available online.

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