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Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)


The Alliance has developed this page to share information about our advocacy, the work of our members and useful resources to help the public and other health care organizations navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.

We will continue updating and adding new information so please continue to check back again soon.

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Alliance Advocacy

Applying Health Equity Lens in COVID-19 response


Black Health

Seasonal and Migrant Workers

Opioid Overdose Crisis & Safe Supply

Healthcare Workers

Paid Sick Leave

French-Language Services



How Alliance Members are Responding

Read how Alliance members across Ontario are supporting community connections during Ontario’s covid-19 response: stories from across the province

CHCs on the frontlines across Canada

Across Canada, Community Health Centres (CHCs) have risen to the challenge. They are on the frontlines of testing, care and support, addressing the primary impact of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as secondary impacts like social isolation, mental illness, food insecurity, increased domestic violence, and other impacts. Learn what’s happening nationally.

Note: The Canadian Association of Community Health Centres (CACHC) uses the term CHC for all comprehensive primary care teams. In Ontario, this includes CHCs, NPLCs CFHTs, AHACs and IIPCTs.



Health information

24/7 Helplines

  • Telehealth | Dial : 1-866-797-0000
    A free, confidential service you can call to get health advice or information.
  • 211 Ontario | Dial: 211
    A free helpline and online database of Ontario's community and social services.
  • The Ontario Caregiver Organization Helpline: 1-833-416-2273
    One-stop resource for information and support for caregivers.
  • Kids Help Phone: Call 1-800-668-6868 or Text CONNECT to 686868
    Free confidential professional online and telephone counselling and volunteer-led, text-based support for youth.

Mental Health Supports

Healthcare for uninsured 

Income and Material Supports