COVID-19 | March 6, 2020
Peel Public Health is the lead agency for information to Mississauga residents on novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
For the most up-to-date information on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) visit Peel Public Health at peelregion.ca/coronavirus.
According to Peel Public Health, the risk to the community remains low.
The City is working with Peel Public Health in cooperation with the Public Health Agency of Canada, Ministry of Health, Public Health Ontario and other local health care providers to monitor the risk and take protective actions as needed.The City is taking all necessary steps to ensure both the safety of our employees and the public in accordance with Peel Public Health protocols.
According to Peel Public Health, the best way to prevent the spread of respiratory viruses such as COVID-19 is to:
Common signs include fever and respiratory symptoms such as cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. In more severe cases, infection can cause pneumonia and acute respiratory distress.
As with other illnesses, you should connect with a health care provider if you experience:
Peel Public Health has advised that if you develop symptoms of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), please self-isolate and contact Peel Public Health at 905-799-7700 and if you require immediate medical attention, please call 911 and advise the operator of your symptoms.