Montreal public health reaches out to gamers to boost lagging youth COVID-19 vaccination rates

Montreal public health authorities are trying a new approach to boost lagging vaccination rates among kids and young adults as schools reopen and COVID-19 cases remain on the upswing. The … Read More

Montreal should expect COVID-19 cases to jump as kids head back to class: public health

Montreal public health authorities warned COVID-19 cases will likely continue to climb in the city as students head back to class, asking people to get vaccinated and exercise caution in … Read More

Montreal ‘flirting’ with orange but not out of COVID-19 red zone yet: public health

Montreal has staved off the worst of the third COVID-19 wave and is on the “right track” but the city is not out of the red zone yet, according to … Read More

Montreal bracing for third wave as COVID-19 cases linked to variants increase in the city

The Quebec government announced new COVID-19 restrictions on Tuesday for the provinces red and orange zones, aimed at curbing the spread of cases linked to variants. The new measures coming … Read More

Montreal teachers in hot spots for COVID-19 variants will be vaccinated after all

Teachers, daycare educators and other staff in contact with school- and daycare-aged children in neighbourhoods where COVID-19 variants have taken hold will be part of targeted vaccination efforts, Montreal public health … Read More

Montrealers who are 80 and older can now book appointment for COVID-19 vaccine

Montrealers who are 80 and older are now allowed to book an appointment for their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Public health authorities announced the decision Friday, one day … Read More

Coronavirus crisis improving in Montreal, but public health worried about variant cases

While the health crisis has been improving in hard-hit Montreal in recent weeks, authorities say they are concerned about novel coronavirus outbreaks in schools and the arrival of different COVID-19 … Read More

Montreal ‘still far from a comfortable situation’ even as COVID-19 cases drop, public health says

In Montreal, public health authorities credit tightened restrictions for a drop in new COVID-19 cases but they are concerned about the pressure on hospitals and a complicated outbreak among the … Read More

Montreal hospitals ‘at full capacity’ even as new COVID-19 cases drop, public health warns

In Montreal, public health authorities credit tightened restrictions for a drop in new COVID-19 cases but they are concerned about the pressure on hospitals and a complicated outbreak among the … Read More

Coroner investigating death of Montreal homeless man found inside portable toilet

The Quebec coroner’s office is investigating the death of a 51-year-old homeless man in Montreal’s Plateau-Mont-Royal neighbourhood over the weekend. Raphael André’s body was discovered inside a portable toilet in … Read More

Coroner investigating death of Montreal homeless man inside portable toilet

The Quebec coroner’s office is investigating the death of a 51-year-old homeless man in Montreal’s Plateau-Mont-Royal neighbourhood over the weekend. Raphael André’s body was discovered inside a portable toilet in … Read More

Montreal public health ‘worried’ after city sets record by topping 600 new coronavirus cases

Montreal public health authorities are sounding the alarm over the rapid progression of the COVID-19 pandemic after reporting its highest daily tally of new cases with 648 on Thursday. Dr. … Read More

Montreal public health says ‘less is more’ for holiday gatherings as COVID-19 crisis continues

Montrealers are being cautioned to limit gatherings during the upcoming holiday season as hospitalizations linked to COVID-19 continue to rise in the region, where the pandemic’s grip hasn’t loosened. “Less … Read More

Alcohol consumption skyrockets as pandemic continues, says Montreal public health

Montreal public health officials say the city remains in an “uncomfortable” when it comes to the coronavirus pandemic, and while gaining control of the situation is a constant concern, it’s … Read More

Quebec will not ease partial shutdowns in coronavirus red zones, Legault says

Quebec will not lift restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of the novel coronavirus as the province reported 1,138 new cases and 28 more deaths Thursday. Premier François Legault said … Read More

Quebec premier says ‘not a good idea’ to reopen gyms, dining rooms in coronavirus red zones

Quebec will not lift restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of the novel coronavirus as the province reported 1,138 new cases and 28 more deaths Thursday. Premier François Legault said … Read More

Montreal public health calls for gyms and libraries to reopen amid COVID-19 crisis: report

Quebec’s opposition parties are demanding the government release a document from Montreal’s health authority that is calling for gyms, museums and libraries to reopen. The document, obtained by Radio-Canada, says … Read More

Stay home and don’t gather in parks as Montreal enters partial coronavirus lockdown, mayor pleads

Montrealers must follow public health directives and quit socializing as the city enters a red alert status to contain the second wave of COVID-19, officials announced Tuesday. Mayor Valérie Plante … Read More

New walk-in coronavirus testing clinic to open in Montreal as mayor criticizes long wait times

A new testing centre for the novel coronavirus will open after thousands of Montrealers have stood in hours-long lineups waiting to be screened during the past week. Montreal’s public health … Read More

Montreal public health urges all bar patrons and employees to get tested for COVID-19

Public health officials in Montreal are warning about an outbreak of the novel coronavirus in the city’s bars just weeks after they reopened on June 25. Dr. David Kaiser, a … Read More

Montrealers try to stay cool and safe amid spring heatwave during COVID-19

Montrealers have been trying to find ways to keep cool during a spring heatwave in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Temperatures soared to 30 C in many parts of … Read More

Montreal, public health authorities aim to inform travellers at airport over coronavirus outbreak

The City of Montreal and regional public health authorities are set to deploy dozens of employees at Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport over the next few days. Their hope is … Read More

City of Montreal to deploy awareness measures at Trudeau airport amid coronavirus outbreak

The City of Montreal and regional public health authorities are set to deploy dozens of employees at Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport over the next few days. Their hope is … Read More

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