A woman wearing a homemade non-medical mask made of blue material with a flower pattern

Help others by wearing a non-medical mask

Posted on Tuesday, April 07, 2020 04:39 PM

Wearing a non-medical mask (such as a homemade cloth mask) when out in public has not been proven to protect the wearer, but it will help prevent you from contaminating others...

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2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Posted on Tuesday, April 07, 2020 04:32 PM

 This article is updated as new information becomes available.

Canada's COVID-19 updates and resources ...

A small campfire at night.

Daytime burn restrictions in effect and no burn permits will be issued

Posted on Friday, April 03, 2020 04:17 PM

Total fire ban in effect

The MNRF has issued an Ontario-wide fire ban. Due to ongoing safety measures relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will not be issuing any permits...

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MPAC issues update on changes due to COVID-19

Posted on Friday, April 03, 2020 09:55 AM

The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) has published an update on the changes they have made as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

2020 Assessment Update postponed


Red and white barricade tape blocking access to an outdoor location.

Public beaches, geocaching and mineral collection sites closed

Posted on Thursday, April 02, 2020 02:52 PM

We are implementing additional safety measures to help slow the spread of the virus and keep our community safe.

Geocaching and Mineral Collecting

In an effort to maintain the...

Someone's hands form the shape of a heart.

List of local services for those self-isolating or affected by the pandemic

Posted on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 09:29 AM

During these challenging times it is important that we all work towards "flattening the curve" of the COVID-19 pandemic. We will be keeping this list updated with local agencies...

Haliburton's COVID-19 Assessment Centre (Photo provided by Haliburton Echo)

County COVID-19 Assessment Centre opens March 31, 2020

Posted on Monday, March 30, 2020 12:31 PM

Local health service providers (Haliburton Highlands Family Health Team, Haliburton County, and Haliburton Highlands Health Services) have collaborated in the creation of a local...

A doctor's stethoscope set on a wood table.

Haliburton County's doctors ask seasonal residents to remain at primary residence

Posted on Sunday, March 29, 2020 09:28 AM

Our local physicians at the Haliburton Highlands Family Health Team have written a letter to seasonal residents of Haliburton County requesting that they consider remaining at...