COVID-19: People Who Use Substances


As COVID-19 cases continue to rise at an alarming rate, a State of Emergency and Provincewide Stay-at-Home Order are in effect as of Thursday, April 8 at 12:01 a.m. This puts in place shutdown measures to help to stop the rapid transmission of COVID-19 variants in communities, protect hospital capacity and save lives. Visit the Current Level page for more details.

At this time, all emergency shelters will stay open. Soup kitchens may stay open, however some may close.

COVID-19 is a new disease in humans caused by a virus. The virus can spread from person to person through close personal contact. Symptoms of COVID-19 can be mild to severe and are similar to a cold or flu. Visit the COVID-19 FAQ page for more information about COVID-19 symptoms, spread, testing, treatment and prevention.

Last Updated: 08/04/2021