Posted on Friday, May 22, 2020 10:15 AM
The City of Oshawa welcomes the Provincial Government’s recent announcements on the gradual and phased approach of reopening the Province.
In response to the Provincial Order permitting the opening of some outdoor recreational amenities, the City of Oshawa has reopened a number of its outdoor amenities for community members to use while following government orders, health authority guidelines and adhering to the posted signage. Team sports or groups of more than five that are not part of the same...
Durham Region Notice: Health Department works with community partners to conduct enhanced COVID-19 surveillance testing
Posted on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 08:00 AM
Durham Region Health Department and local community partners have been working hard to conduct enhanced COVID-19 surveillance testing in local long-term care homes. This testing is part of the provincial surveillance initiative to get a point-in-time picture of COVID-19 in these facilities. The province has set a deadline of May 15 for this enhanced testing to be completed.
Since May 5, paramedics from Region of Durham Paramedic Services have obtained 739 nasal swabs for testing from long-term care...
Posted on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 07:30 AM
The City of Oshawa is undertaking a public consultation to obtain input on whether the City should pass by-laws under the Municipal Act, 2001 to control nuisance dust and dirt on roads and properties in Oshawa due to construction and development projects.
Community members are invited to participate by completing a feedback form online on Connect Oshawa at www.connectoshawa.ca/dust. Community members who prefer to complete the feedback form in another format, are asked to call Service Oshawa at 905-436-3311...
Posted on Monday, May 11, 2020 07:00 AM
Oshawa residents, business owners and community members are encouraged to join the City for a virtual Town Hall every other Wednesday to ask questions, listen in and learn more about the City's efforts during this difficult time.
When: The next virtual town hall will occur Wednesday, May 20 at 1:00 p.m.
How: There are three different ways to access the virtual town halls:
- By calling the toll free phone number and entering the May 20 access code followed by #. If you are choosing to dial in, you...
Posted on Monday, May 11, 2020 06:00 AM
The Regional Municipality of Durham would like to remind residents and businesses to help reduce litter in the community on waste collection days. Recyclables set out at the curb for Blue Box collection, including containers and paper materials, can blow away during windy weather if not set out correctly. Leaving blue box litter in your neighbourhood, parks, and along the streets is detrimental to the environment and safety of the community.
Follow these tips to help keep waste at the curb,...