Health & Safety Checklist

COVID-19 Considerations

  • Wear a mask when in the vicinity of people not within your normal social bubble
  • Stay 6-feet away from others not within your group even if wearing a mask
  • Avoid crowded places
  • Stay home if you feel ill or if you may be coming down with an illness
  • Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer after being in public places or touching things outdoors
  • Avoid touching your face without freshly cleaned hands


General Considerations

  • Stay updated on river conditions by reading the most current flood bulletin.
  • Small children are the most vulnerable group near water, remember to actively supervise them at all times
  • Beware of over-heating! Too much sun exposure without break or sufficient fluids can cause illness, including sun-stroke. Drink lots of water and avoid being in direct sun for extended periods of time during the hottest part of the day
  • Wear sunscreen and re-apply often
  • If entering a forested or grassy area, remember to take into consideration insects such as mosquitoes and ticks. Wear bug repellent, and long pants tucked into your socks to prevent ticks. After venturing outdoors remember to examine your clothing and body for any ticks that may have latched on. Click here for more information on how to do a tick check.


In case of emergency, London health services have been included below for your convenience.


Emergency Phone Numbers and Locations

  • Police or Health Emergency 9-1-1
  • Police non-emergency number: 519-661-5670
  • Poison Control 1-800-268-9017
  • Telehealth Ontario 1-866-797-0000
  • Emergency Department University Hospital: 339 Windermere 
  • Emergency Department Victoria Hospital: 800 Commissioners Road East
  • Children’s Emergency Department Victoria Hospital: 800 Commissioners Road East