MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT UPDATES
A Message from Carleton Place Protective Services
Pascal Meunier, Director of Protective Services and Sergeant Rob Croth, Carleton Place Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) recorded a video providing some community safety messages to abide by during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Garbage Stickers – New Retailer
Effective immediately - the Town of Carleton Place Public Works Department would like to inform residents that garbage stickers can be purchased at Shoppers Drug Mart, located at 315 McNeely Avenue, during regular store hours.
Stickers are no longer available at IDA Drug Mart.
As part of COVID-19 safety precautions regarding minimizing contact, residents will be required to purchase a minimum of 10 stickers at a time. This requirement is for the protection and safety of frontline staff at Shoppers Drug Mart.
Should anyone, have any questions or concerns please contact the Public Works office at 613-257-2253.
Reminder: Waste Collection
We would like to remind the residents that garbage and recycling are not to be placed out at the curb before 6:00 p.m. on the day prior to your scheduled collection. Also, please remove all containers and any waste not collected at the curb by 11:00 p.m. on your collection day.
This will assist with reducing the possibility of the waste being knocked over and scattered on the road as well as reducing pest control issues.
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT UPDATES
- COVID-19 Guidance for High-Risk and Essential Workplaces
- Prime Minister announces additional support for small businesses
PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT UPDATES
- Covid-19 Action Plan: Long Term Care Homes
- Ontario Significantly Expands Hospital Capacity to Prepare for Any COVID-19 Outbreak Scenario
LEEDS, GRENVILLE AND LANARK DISTRICT HEALTH UNIT
Brockville COVID-19 Assessment Centre Open to Walk-ins
The Brockville COVID-19 Assessment Centre, located at 100 Magedoma Blvd, has established a new “self-present” model that will begin on Friday, April 17. This means that appointments or referrals for the Centre are no longer required and people can come to the building to be assessed for testing.
Individuals are encouraged to complete the online COVID 19 assessment tool before attending the Brockville Assessment Centre between 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., seven (7) days a week to be assessed for testing. If getting to the Centre is an issue, please call the Health Unit and discuss your transportation needs.
Other assessment centres within Leeds, Grenville & Lanark, (Almonte and Smiths Falls) will continue to use a referral system. Referrals can be sent by a primary care provider (family doctor, nurse practitioner, or clinic) or by the Health Unit, 1-800-660-5853 ext .2222.