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Covid-19 - Update #6

As COVID-19 pandemic is evolving quickly and updates are emerging daily, we want to assure our residents that the Town is monitoring new information as it becomes available in order to be able to ensure the health and safety of our residents. 

 

Thank you!

A big thank you to our residents for continuing to retain social distancing when out in public, hand washing (see handwashing fact sheet on the front page of the Town’s website), monitoring themselves for symptoms and self-isolating for up to 14 days if necessary in accordance with Health Canada and Public Health Ontario prescribed measures!   https://carletonplace.ca/whatsnewc4.php?ID=1108&command=viewArticle¤tFeed=1,

 

Scam Update – Be Aware!

The police are seeing news of various scams involving #COVID19 in other communities. To obtain an idea of the various scams and what to do if you feel you have been scammed, please follow this Ontario Government link https://www.ontario.ca/page/report-scam-or-fraud

 

Be aware:

1- There are no legit #COVID home test kits.

2- If any health organization is calling about COVID1-19 they will never ask for a credit card over the Phone

3. Remember not to click on any links unless they are from a reliable source.

4. Check the charity checklist link below before donating to any cause

https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/charities-giving/charities-listings.html

 

Ontario Tele-Health COVID-19

Ontario Tele-Health has posted a self-assessment tool for COVID-19 to determine if you seek further care.  Please follow this link to access the tool:

https://www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus-covid-19-self-assessment

 

 

 

 

Check in With Others

Remember to check in via phone, email, Facebook, etc. with any neighbours, friends and family members, who may be feeling anxious or simply lonely during this difficult time or who may need assistance with accessing daily essentials.

 

Federal Economic Response Plan

Further to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s announcement yesterday, please see information about his Economic Response Plan to address impacts to individuals and businesses during this COVID-19 crisis:

https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/economic-response-plan.html?fbclid=IwAR1rqPkPzN1Z9Qa8OYV3VdNaeC3Cnx49FLWsD3mQtlilVOsnI5bnKzW2534

 

Water Service Reinstatement

The Carleton Place Public Works Department is aware that there may be Carleton Place Residents returning home from out of country sooner than originally planned.

If you had the Town turn off your water supply prior to your travels and need it turned back on at a date or time that is outside normal working hours, please contact the Public Works Department’s After-Hours Operator at 613-257-2253. There will be no additional charges applied at this point in time relating to after-hours response.  

 

We still ask that there be someone home in order to ensure that there are no issues inside the home once water flow is reinstated.

 

Carleton Place Public Works Staff will be implementing all Public Health recommendations in performance of their responsibilities and will be asking anyone that has travelled outside the country to make our staff aware and maintain self-isolation during the process of getting water services reinstated.

 

Sandbag Availability

In light of the upcoming spring season the Carleton Place Public Works Department wants to ensure that if residents feel the need to sandbag vulnerable areas of their property, there will be a supply of sand and bags located outside the Public Works Yard at 97 Franklin St. (on the Princess St. Side of the Works Yard.

 

This supply will be available 24/7 commencing Friday, March 20 by 10:00 a.m.

 

Please follow this link to the latest Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority watershed conditions release  http://mvc.on.ca/watershed-conditions-message/