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For the most up-to-date information regarding the impact to Township programs and services during the COVID-19 pandemic, view our COVID-19 Information Hub​. You can also call us at 905-833-5321 or email serviceking@king.ca​. ​


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Grocery Pick-Up/D​​e​liver​y

​​​ShopKING has developed a list of King Township businesses that are providing various pick-up and delivery services. For more information view our list of Physical Distancing Grocery Shopping Options​​. ​​

Prescription Refill Delivery

Several pharmacies across King Township are currently offering delivery services for prescription medication. For more information, view our list of Physical Distancing Prescription Options​. ​

​Restaurant Dining Pick-Up/Delive​ry

​​Several restaurants throughout King Township are offering pick-up and/or delivery options. For more information, visit our list of Physical Distancing Dining Options​.​

​​CHATS - Meals on Wheels

​​​​Community & Home Assistance for Seniors (CHATS) has prepared meal options available for delivery. For more information, visit their website​ or call 905-713-6596.

​Financial Assistance ​​​ ​

​Township of King (Municipal)

For any financial relief measures implemented by the Township, visit the Impacted Services - Finance and Taxes for the most up-to-date information.

Government of Ontario (Provincial)

Learn what financial, mental health and other supports are available through the Government of Ontario during COVID-19​​​​​ by viewing information on Support for People.

Government​ of Canada (Federal)

​The Government of Canada is taking immediate, significant and decisive action to help Canadians facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.​ For information on what assistance may be available, view the information on Support for Individuals.​

​You may also be eligible for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB). 

​Health Information  ​

​Symptoms of COVID-19

Visit the Government of Canada's page on the Symptoms of COVID-19​ for more information.

​COVID-19 Self Assessment Tool

​If you think you may have coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has it,​ use the Government of Ontario's Self Assessment Tool to learn more and find out about care options.

​Physical Distancing 

​What is physical distancing? Learn more by viewing York Region Public Health's Physical Distancing Fact Sheet​.

​Self-Isolation

​​Learn more about what you need to do if you are told to self-isolate by viewing York Region Public Health's Self-Isolation Advice​

​York Region Public Health

​​Website
Phone:  1-​​877-464-9675 
TTY: 1-866-512-6228
accessyork@york.ca

Health Connection
Phone: 1-800-361-5653​
accessyork@york.ca​ 

​Canadian Mental Health Association (York and South Simcoe branch)

​​Website
Phone: 905-841-3977
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Covid-19 Resources ​

Local Health Integration Network

For health and personal care services, and admission into long term care homes. 

Phone: 310-2222 (no area code)

Distress Centres of Greater Toronto 

For crisis assistance.

​Phone: 416-408-HELP (4357)

​​Entertainment at Home ​

​​The King Township Public Library is encouraging residents to obtain an eLibrary Card to access eBooks, Audiobooks, streaming movies, TV shows, and music.

View the Library's Boredom Busters poster ​for more information on what entertainment and learning resources are available​.

​​Reporting Fraud​ ​​

York Regional Police Service to report fraud:

​Phone: 1 (866) 876-5423​​​​ or online at the York Regional Police's online reporting webpage​

Crime Stoppers to report fraud anonymously:​

Phone: 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at the Crime Stoppers of York Region website or the Ontario Association of Crime Stoppers website

​Other Resources​

​​Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL)

​​The Canadian Association for Community Living has compiled a list of disability-related resources for families. Visit their website for more information or to view the list​

​Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services​​​

​​Visit the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services' website ​for information on social assistance​​ that may be available. ​

​Neighbourhood Network​​​

​Opportunities for volunteering or to receive a variety of community services. Visit the Neighbourhood Network website for more information. 

United Way

The United Way delivers local services and support to help tackle local poverty and related issues including hunger, homelessness, social isolation and mental health. View the United Way of Greater Toronto (Peel & York Region) website for more information.​​

​World Heath Organization ​

The World Health Organization (WHO) recognizes that certain populations, such as those with disability, may be impacted more significantly by COVID-19 than others. Given this concern, the WHO has published a guide of disability considerations during the COVID-19 out-break​.

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