COVID-19 Update 8: Together we can help our most vulnerable
Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:00 PM
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OSHAWA – Support for unsheltered individuals has remained a priority and an ongoing collaborative effort between the Region, City, service agencies and the faith community who continue to support and offer connections to our vulnerable community members.
“The Oshawa community continues to step up during COVID-19 and help those who need it most. Our service agencies, the faith community, the City and Region are reaching out, providing support and connections, lending...
Durham Region Notice: COVID-19 update in Durham Region
Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2020 08:30 AM
As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, the Region of Durham remains focused on the health and safety of residents. Residents are advised of the following service changes:
- All water and sewer bill late payment charges, collection notifications and water shut offs for non-payment have been suspended. The Region will also offer enhanced payment flexibility for customers unable to pay their water and sewer bill on time.
- All Water Billing inquiries should be directed to [email protected],...
Region of Durham Notice: What does this mean: State of emergency declaration in Durham Region
Posted on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:45 PM
In follow up to the State of Emergency declaration in the Region of Durham—on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer—residents are asked to note the following information about this declaration:
- It is made in accordance with theEmergency Management By-law.
- It demonstrates to residents that the municipality is taking the current situation seriously; using every step possible to protect our community from this threat.
- It has no impact or influence over the March 23...
Region of Durham Notice: Durham Region declares state of emergency
Posted on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 08:30 AM
Today, John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer made the following statement:
“Today, based on information collected over the last few days and in consultation with the Chief Administrative Officer, Regional Emergency Control Group, Regional Medical Officer of Health and Durham Emergency Management, I am declaring a State of Emergency in the Region of Durham.
This is a critical time in our efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19. Cases are climbing across Durham Region. We must all do...
COVID-19 Update 7: Oshawa temporarily closes playground structures, sports fields and courts
Posted on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 08:15 AM
In response to the Coronavirus pandemic and to take further preventative measures to protect the safety of our community members, the City of Oshawa’s playgrounds, sports fields, ball diamonds, courts, skate parks and washroom facilities are closed until further notice.
“Health and safety is always our number one priority and these are extraordinary circumstances. We have activated our Emergency Plan and ask for your cooperation as we continue to take measures for our community’s safety,” said Oshawa...