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CHC News & Updates


Posted: March 30, 2020

March 30, 2020

The health and well-being of our tenants and employees continue to be our priority.

  • CHC is increasing the frequency of cleaning and disinfecting in the high-traffic areas of our buildings. 
  • We have temporarily closed common areas to support social distancing, and are encouraging residents to follow health care recommendations to limit close contact with others.

We all have a role to play in reducing the spread of COVID-19 in our community.


  • Practice social distancing by maintaining 2 metres (6 feet) of space between yourself and those around you. Limit the number of people you come into contact with.
  • The Ontario Government has limited crowds or gatherings to 5 people. (Essential businesses, families and child care facilities are exempt.)   
  • Wash your hands frequently.  Sneeze and cough into your arm or into a tissue, and dispose of the tissue immediately.
  • On March 25, 2020 the Minister Health announced that any person entering Canada by air, sea or land must self-isolate for 14 days whether or not they have symptoms of COVID-19. The Government of Canada will use its authority under the Quarantine Act to ensure compliance with the order.


  • Avoid crowded elevators when possible, wait for an empty one if you can. Wash your hands after using the elevator.


  • Resident are encouraged to limit the number of guests at this time to ensure the health and safety of everyone in the building.
  • Do not invite guests to the building who are recently returning to Canada from a foreign country, remind them they are to self-isolate for 14 days
  • All residents need to support the social distancing recommendations from our healthcare leaders, including limiting social gatherings in the common areas of the buildings.


  • Limit your use of shared laundry facilities and try to use them at off-peak times. CHC will endeavor to conduct more frequent cleaning with disinfecting products.
  • CHC has temporarily closed all shared amenities in your buildings like common rooms, party rooms, craft rooms and the library, to be re-opened as soon as deemed safe.
  • Avoid using the mailroom at the same time as other residents.