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2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Posted on Wednesday, August 05, 2020 04:13 PM

This article is updated as new information becomes available.

Canada's COVID-19 updates and resources

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Stage 3 reopenings in Highlands East

Posted on Thursday, July 16, 2020 08:30 AM

On Monday, July 13, 2020 the Ontario government announced that nearly all businesses and public spaces can reopen in Stage 3 of the province's reopening framework with public health...

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Face masks to become mandatory on July 13, 2020

Posted on Wednesday, July 08, 2020 03:41 PM

The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit has issued instructions to businesses requiring that people to wear a non-medical mask or face covering before entering...

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Changes to public water tap access

Posted on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 02:51 PM

The public water taps in Wilberforce and Gooderham are now on 24/7 for use by residents and visitors. We ask that people using the taps follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines, practice...

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Guide to Municipal Office Use During COVID-19

Posted on Friday, June 19, 2020 10:15 AM

The Wilberforce Municipal Office and the Building Department Office in Gooderham will be open to the public, by appointment only, as of Monday, June 22, 2020. Numerous services...

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Municipal Beaches to Reopen with Physical Distancing Strongly Encouraged

Posted on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 04:47 PM

Municipal beaches are scheduled to open on Friday, June 19, 2020 provided we are able to get all the necessary safety protocols in place such as signage and portable washrooms....

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Municipal Offices to Reopen by Appointment Only

Posted on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 04:01 PM

The Municipal Office in Wilberforce and the Building Department Office in Gooderham will be reopening to the public on Monday, June 22, 2020.

Safety precautions in place

The offices...

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Province allows for resumption of Short Term Rentals

Posted on Friday, June 05, 2020 10:54 AM

In a press release from MPP Laurie Scott’s office, Short Term Rentals, including lodges, bed and breakfasts, cabins, cottages, homes and condominiums are allowed to resume operations...