Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Information in French in the regions served by Entity 3: Toronto, Peel, Halton, Dufferin and Caledon.

There is a lot of false information on the Internet. Make sure you choose credible sources.

Conference on Covid-19 and vaccination on April 24, 2021, at 2:00 pm

Dr. Samantha Hill, a cardiac surgeon and President of the Ontario Medical Association, will address the audience in French.

Beware of fraud

Unscrupulous individuals want to sell you products to protect you from the virus or offer you treatments to cure it. There is currently no scientific demonstration of these approaches.

Ontario calls on all health care professionals

Controlling COVID-19 requires additional human resources. Retired and internationally trained professionals are encouraged to visit the pages below:

Health Human Resources Matching Portal

Regional and local information

Toronto Public Health

To get the latest information for Ontario, click on the word Translate at the bottom of the page and choose the language of your choice (French or other).

Toronto - Covid19 - Support

Go to the bottom of the page, then click on Translate, to get the info in French.

Seniors’ Support Line 1-877-621-2077 – choose the French option – available from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday

FindHelp 211

Telephone and online referral services – covering Peel, Toronto and York-Simcoe regions

Centre francophone du Grand Toronto

Heritage Drop-In Centres

Peel Public Health

Credit Valley Family Health Team – Mississauga

Halton Public Health

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health

Provincial Information

Ontario Ministry of Health

The latest information for the province. You can do a coronavirus self-assessment (Covid-19)

Ontario Public Health

The latest information for the province

Mental health resources, financial support and more – information compiled by the Government of Ontario

Assemblée francophone de l'Ontario (AFO)

Resources and webinar schedule

Association of Psychologists of Ontario (APO)

Mental health support is available free of charge as part of the pandemic; for French-speaking psychologists in your area, use the form on the site (Find a psychologist).

Ontario Telemedicine Network

Addiction and Mental Health Evidence Exchange Network (the EENet team)

ÉLAN Ontario

Volunteering during the pandemic

CMHA Ontario: Provincial Mental Health Support

For people with #mentalhealth problems or addictions: don’t hesitate to ask for help. Know that help is always available and that CMHA is there to provide programs and services

National information

Health Canada and the Canadian Public Health Agency

The latest information in the country

Public Health Canada

General Information

Health Canada - Homemade Masks ? Find out more!

Considerations for using homemade masks to protect yourself from COVID-19. Notice to the public and health professionals

Canadian Mental Health Association

Resources for mental wellness during the pandemic (pdf)


World Health Organization (WHO)

The latest information from around the world

Radio-Canada - Les Décrypteurs

CBC’s public broadcasting program (available online) that sorts out the true from the false of popular information about COVID-19.

Pandemic COVID-19 Glossary

A tool that introduces vocabulary for those responsible for disseminating information in the context of the pandemic (Living document). Termium Plus.

COVID-19 Technology Guide for Seniors

Prepared pro bono by local artist and author, Mélanie Guillaume – NOTE: this is not an official government document, but it contains good advice and many tips.