COVID-19 Resources for Individuals, Families and Seniors



There are a number of resources, supports and programs available to individuals, families and businesses during these challenging times. Please click on the following links and resources below to access the information.

Federal Government

The Federal Government has released a number of measures, programs and supports for individuals, seniors, families and businesses due to COVID-19. Click HERE to visit their Economic Response Plan. 

Canada COVID-19 App

Provincial Government

Click HERE to visit the Province of Ontario's website and find out about information and supports available.

April 1, 2021: Ontario implements Province-wide Emergency Brake

March 5, 2021: Toronto, Peel and North Bay-Parry Sound returning to COVID-19 Framework. Seven other Health Units moving to New Levels in the Framework. 

Ontario's COVID-19 Response Framework: Keeping Ontario Safe and Open

December 30, 2020 Press Release: Ontario Releases Ethical Framework for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Public Health Sudbury & Districts



Effective April 7th, Public Health Sudbury and Districts is vaccinating all adults 60 years and older in 2021 to book their appointment for their COVID-19 vaccine. Appointments can be booked online or via telephone. 


How to book an appointment

Book online                                                                                                   

Adults 60 years of age and older in 2021 can use the provincial system to book an appointment online.

Book by phone

Adults 60 years of age and older in 2021 can also call to book an appointment.

  • Main line: call 705.674.2299 (toll-free: 1.800.708.2505), between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m., seven days a week.

To help with call volumes, an additional call centre has been set up.

  • Alternate line: call 1.844.782.2273, between 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days a week.

For details on local eligibility and upcoming vaccination clinics, visit our vaccination clinics page.

For more information or if you have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine, please visit phsd.ca/COVID-19 or call Public Health Sudbury & Districts at 705.522.9200 (toll-free 1.866.522.9200). Public Health returns all calls received; however, at times, inquiry volumes are high. Patience is appreciated.


NEMI Vulnerable Persons Network

If you are a resident of NEMI and are in need of assistance, a group of volunteers are building a network to make sure everybody has a helping hand during this public health emergency. If you want your name added to this network, please call Debbie at the Expositor Office at (705) 368-2744 or after hours email: expositor@manitoulin.ca 

Hydro One Pandemic Relief Program

Hydro One has created a Pandemic Relief Program to help Hydro One customers who are struggling to pay their electricity bills during COVID-19.  If you are in need of assistance, please contact them at 1-888-664-9376. CUSTOMER CONTACT CENTER HOURS are: Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Or you may visit their website by clicking HERE

Mental Health Resources & Supports

Kids Help Phone- Call 1-800-668-6868 OR Text CONNECT to 686868 OR visit https://kidshelpphone.ca/

BounceBack - Call 1-866-345-0224 for supports for adults and youth 15+ years. 

ConnexOntario- Call 1-866-531-2600 or visit https://www.connexontario.ca/  for support for mental health, addictions and gambling. 

Good2Talk- Call 1-866-925-5454 or Text GOOD2TALKON to 686868.