COVID-19 – Health Care Options and Access to Basic Needs

The Township of Douro-Dummer is taking all necessary precautions in support of the Peterborough Public Health to flatten the curve of the Covid-19 pandemic. If you are experiencing any symptoms related to COVID-19, The Ontario Ministry of Health provides an online self-assessment tool at If you think you are experiencing symptoms, please contact your health care provider or view the unattached patient options bellow.

For Peterborough Public Health updates related to COVID-19, please visit the Peterborough Public Health website, where information on how COVID-19 spreads, symptoms of the virus and additional information is provided.

For at home testing, call the Peterborough Health Unit at 705-743-1000.

Are you an Unattached Patient looking for Care During COVID-19?

The Peterborough Virtual Care Clinic (PVCC) and the PFHT Clinic in Lakefield are open and available on a restricted basis for unattached patients. Please note walk ins will NOT be accepted. Patients who are seeking care are asked to call and make an appointment in advance. Clinic hours will change depending on COVID-19 precautions and demand during that time. In efforts to limit in-person contact, appointments will take place either via phone or OTN video conference.

Peterborough Virtual Care Clinic (PVCC)
Located: 185 King Street, 5th Floor Suite 500, Peterborough
Contact: 705-536-0882

Peterborough Family Health Team (PFHT) Clinic
Located: 150 Strickland Street, Suite 3, Lakefield
Contact: 705-651-4866

Unattached Patients Care During Covid-19 (pdf – 445KB)

Are you in Need of Grocery/ Pharmacy Services During COVID-19?

 These times can be difficult, but know the City of Peterborough and Peterborough County have been working hard to help support community members during these times. If you are looking for food support please visit the Food Support Page, where you can find information regarding local food banks, and free meal services that are available in the City and County.

Senior in Need of Support During COVID-19

As an essential service, Community Care Peterborough has been supporting community members with meal and grocery delivery. For more information, please visit Community Care Peterborough Website.

Pharmacy/Grocery Delivery and Pick-up Options?

The County and The City of Peterborough have generated a list of services that have modified hours to help support shoppers. This list also provides groceries and items that are offering delivery and pick up services, as well as modified hours that are being offered.

Additional Resources

Updated News items related to the Township of Douro-Dummer, can be found in the NEWS section on our website.

For information on how to access Township Services during Covid-19 please click here.

For information of financial relief options to assist ratepayers with their property taxes, please click here.

For updates on Fire Bans in the Township of Douro-Dummer during COVID-19, click here.

For information related to Hall’s Glen Transfer Station Operations during COVID-19, click here.

For COVID-19 local business updates, click here.