City of Cornwall opens helpline during pandemic

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Editor’s note: This story has been updated to clarify that the helpline is for community support and concerns, not COVID-19 health questions.

CORNWALL – The City of Cornwall will be fielding calls about general concerns and community support as the region deals with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

The number is 613-933-6282 extension 3129 and will be staffed weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. in both English and French.

If the line is busy, you can leave a voicemail, and your call will be returned.

Here are other numbers and resources you can call about COVID-19:

  • Eastern Ontario Health Unit – 1-800-267-7120 – 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Community Support and Resources – 613-933-6282 extension 3129 – 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Cornwall City Hall – 613-932-6252 – 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Emergencies – 911

The City of Cornwall also has a dedicated coronavirus page here.