In these unprecedented times, we recognize the challenges and uncertainties faced by our members and their families. IUPAT’s number one priority has always been the health and safety of our members. One of the ways IUPAT can support our members is by providing information to keep you up to date, healthy, and reassured. We’ve created this page for any concerns or questions you may have regarding COVID-19, financial support options, and government updates. We will continue to update the page with new information as the days and weeks progress. We wish our members safety and strength.
Concerned that you have COVID-19 or that you have come in contact with someone who has COVID-19? There are steps you can take to prevent the spread further.
1. Stay at home unless you need medical care
2. Isolate yourself from others
3. Maintain personal hygiene
4. Clean high-touch surfaces and avoid sharing household items
5. Monitor your symptoms
* Call 911 if you need medical care.
Where to Apply for Financial Assistance
Mental Health Support
Physical and Mental Activity Ideas To Do in Your Home
Email or call the following support centres/representatives according to your concerns or questions.
We’re here to help and answer any questions you might have. Fill out the form, and our IUPAT team will be in touch with you as soon as possible.
We look forward to hearing from you!
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