MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT UPDATES
Please Note: The Household Hazardous Waste and Compost site will remain closed until further notice. Curbside collection of leaf and yard waste will continue and residents are encouraged to place their paper bags at the curb for collection.
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT UPDATES
Prime Minister Trudeau announced new measures to support businesses so they can keep their workers on the payroll and weather this pandemic.
PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT UPDATES
Today, Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, issued a statement encouraging school boards to proceed with celebrations of student achievement subject to health and safety limitations during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Starting today, more people will be returning to work across the province as the Ontario government allows retail stores with a street entrance to offer curbside pickup and delivery. Over the weekend, garden centres, nurseries, hardware stores and safety supply stores began offering in-store purchasing. All retailers should follow available safety guidelines in order to protect staff, consumers and the general public during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit
As the Province of Ontario begins to reopen it is important that businesses prepare to operate in manner to prevent the spread of COVID-19. There are sector specific guidance documents that provide health and safety information for employers and employees. The following public health measures will support reopening stores or businesses while ensuring the risk of spreading the COVID-19 virus is minimized.