COVID-19: Playgrounds Closed

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link to view the Ontario news

release on all outdoor recreational amenities



Child Care Algoma: Community Action Program for Children/EarlyON Child & Family Centers

Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program(CPNP)

*During the pandemic the face to face visits will be replaced with telephone contact,  coupons for healthy food choices will be mailed and gift packages/other food related deliveries will be made to the door step with no personal contact.

Please note the CPNP information for contact will remain the same following the pandemic however the delivery will return to a more personal service.

Thessalon Lakeside Park

In order to ensure public safety and the well-being of our park residents and staff and to adhere to the mandate of closures of the parks administered by the province, unfortunately, Thessalon Lakeside Park will not be opening May 9th, 2020.

The park will remain closed until further direction from the province. Please note that once an opening date has been established, park fees will be adjusted accordingly. We appreciate your patience and understanding during this time. If you have any questions, please contact MaryKaye at the Municipal office at 705-842-2217.

Government of Canada: Impact of COVID-19 on Canadians – Survey

To make sure the voices and experiences of Algoma citizens are represented in this Canada-wide initiative, we encourage everyone to take 5 minutes and complete the survey.

The survey asks questions about how the pandemic has affected physical and mental health, as well as social and economic well being. Canadian officials plan to use this information to assess the needs of communities, and put suitable support measures in place during and after the pandemic.

Take the survey:


Please click on the link below to view the full notice regarding the postponement of the spring clean up.

North Shore Health Network: Offers free parking at Blind River site

Recognizing the exceptional circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the North Shore Health Network has suspended all parking fees at the Blind River site, effective April 14, 2020.

As a token of appreciation for the continued efforts of our workers and providers, April parking fees will also be waived.

It is requested that patients only visit the Emergency Departments at this time if in need of urgent care.

Individuals experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 including: fever, chills or weakness, new or worsening cough, sore throat, headache, muscle aches, extreme fatigue, runny nose and/or joint aches are encouraged to contact the NSHN COVID-19 Assessment Centre through either of the following methods:
• Call 705-356-2265 or toll-free 1-888-425-0321:
Blind River Location: Ext. 2661
Thessalon Location: Ext. 2662
• Submit the online form at:

If you are feeling unwell and not sure if you should be tested, call Telehealth Ontario (1-866-797-0000) or call Algoma Public Health (1-866-892-0172 ext 5404). If you need immediate medical attention, please call 911 and mention your travel history and symptoms.

North Shore Health Network: Press Release

The North Shore Health Network opens COVID-19 Assessment Centers in Blind River and Thessalon. Read full Press Release below.

North Shore Health Network: Update

The Emergency Department will Reopen Wednesday April 8th, 2020 at 4:00 pm.

Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Center: Media Release

Algoma Partners Launch Coronavirus Resources Hub and Online Map. Click on the file below to read the full Media Release.

The link below will direct you to the Sault Ste. Marie- Algoma Region Coronavirus Response Hub

North Shore Health Network: Press Release