Gateway Community Health Centre is committed to supporting our community through the COVID-19 pandemic. We will update this page as we receive updates and information.
Resources on dealing with the impact of the pandemic:
Alcohol and COVID-19
Coping with job loss from COVID-19
Tobacco use and COVID-19
Resource for YOUTH on coping with COVID-19
Resource for Trans and Non-Binary Youth
Retail Frontline Staff
Support for Educators
Online COVID-19 Enhanced Vaccination Receipt Download
Online COVID-19 Vaccination Receipt Download
Online COVID-19 Test Results
Hastings Prince Edward Public Health COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics
COVID-19 Vaccines and Flu Immunizations
Individuals who have received a COVID-19 vaccine, or who are planning on receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, do not need to wait to be immunized against the flu. COVID-19 vaccines may be given at the same time as, or any time before or after, other vaccines, including live, non-live, adjuvanted or unadjuvanted vaccines.
Vaccine Booking and Eligibility
- 1st dose eligibility for Moderna is age 25+
- 1st dose eligibility for Pfizer is age 12+
- 2nd dose eligibility if your first was:
- Pfizer is 21 days after your first dose
- Moderna is 28 days after your first dose
- AstraZeneca is 8 weeks from 1st dose
Contact HPEPH to book your vaccine.
Gateway Medical Appointments during COVID
Gateway remains open throughout the pandemic. Medical appointments are currently conducted via phone and secure video on clients’ computers at home, tablets, or smartphones.
In-person medical appointments at the Centre are scheduled for urgent, essential services only (as determined by our providers). Appointments are staggered to reduce the risk of infection and spread of the virus.
If you have an in-person appointment, please bring your own mask, or one will be provided to you. You will be screened by phone and again at the door for COVID-19 symptoms and possible exposure to the virus through community contact and any travel. Gateway staff will be wearing personal protective equipment and adhering to strict disinfecting protocols before and after all appointments.
If you have any questions regarding your appointment, whether in-person, by phone or video, please call the Centre at 613-478-1211.
Gateway Dental Appointments during COVID
At this time, Gateway’s dental clinic continues to provide dental hygiene and dental treatment services for existing clients with urgent needs. Seniors 65+ who qualify for the Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program are also able to receive urgent dental care services at Gateway through our partnership with the Hastings Prince Edward Public Health Unit.
We have implemented the guidelines set out by Public Health Ontario for Dental Care Settings and are following recommendations from the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario and the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario.
Gateway Programs and Groups during COVID
Workshops, programs, and group activities have moved to virtual programming. See “What’s New” for the most up-to-date information on current programs and how to register.
Information about COVID-19
There is a lot of media coverage about the COVID-19 pandemic. It is important to make sure you are receiving accurate information from a credible source. Below are recommended links:
- COVID-19 Vaccine Information Sheet
- Ontario’s Ministry of Health
- Hastings Prince Edward Public Health for local updates.
Frequently asked questions about new UK COVID variant.
List of available benefits during COVID.
We understand that this is a stressful and uncertain time for everyone. We’ve prepared an infographic with links to various websites and phone apps that offer help with stress and anxiety.
If you suspect you may have COVID-19 please complete the Online Self Assessment or contact:
Hastings Prince Edward Public Health
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