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COVID-19 - Ontario Health Coverage

​​​​​​​March 20, 2020

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to evolve globally and locally, Ontario is waiving the three-month waiting period for Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) coverage. Additionally, the province will cover the cost of COVID-19 services for uninsured people who do not meet the criteria for OHIP cove​​ra​ge. Together, these measures will ensure that no one will be discouraged from seeking screening or treatment for COVID-19 for financial reasons.​

For more information, please visit: https://news.ontario.ca/mohltc/en/2020/03/ontario-expands-coverage-for-care.html​​

​Community Health Centres are mandated to provide services to people residing in Ontario who do not have Ontario Health Insurance coverage and who are considered a priority population for the purposes of Community Health Centre services.

There are 3 Community Health Centres in Simcoe County:

Barrie Community Health Centre
Address: 490 Huronia Road, Barrie, ON, L4N 6M2
Telephone: 705-734-9690
Website: www.bchc.ca​

Centre de sante communautaire Chigamik Community Health Centre
Address: 845 King Street Unit 10, Midland, ON, L4R 0B7​
Telephone: 705-527-4154 or 1-855-527-4154
Website: www.chigamik.ca

South Georgian Bay Comunity Health Centre
Address: 14 Ramblewood Drivem Unit 202, Wasaga Beach, ON, L9Z 0C4
Telephone: 705-422-1888
Website: www.southgeorgianbaychc.ca​