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COVID-19 Update #2

Posted on Friday March 13, 2020

March 13, 2020 - 9:52 p.m.

 

The Town of Tillsonburg is continuing to monitor the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) in Canada, in conjunction with regional health authorities.

In an effort to protect the community, the Town is limiting access to some facilities, and is encouraging a variety of social distancing measures.

 

 Access to Town facilities

The following facilities are closed until further notice.

  • Annadale National Historic Site
  • Senior Centre
  • Health Club

 

Group gatherings of 250 people or more will not be allowed at the Tillsonburg Community Centre at this time, in accordance with the recommendation of regional and provincial health officials.

Many organizations using Town facilities have cancelled their programs. Please check with your particular user group for details.

In instances where events have not been cancelled, please think of others and avoid participating if you are feeling unwell, have travelled internationally or may have otherwise been exposed to the virus.

While the Customer Service Centre and Town Corporate Office are anticipated to remain open at this time, residents and businesses are being asked to consider using electronic and phone communication where possible, and avoid non-essential visits.

 

Remember that a number of Town services are available online including:

  • Recreation program registration/withdrawal
  • Property Tax payments
  • Utility payments
  • Pet Licence Purchasing

 

Program Updates

The Town has also reviewed its programming by facility. The table below summarizes this information.

 

Annandale National Historic Site

March Break programming and program room bookings are cancelled.

Arenas

Only one ice pad is operating. Public skates are operating as scheduled at this time.

Indoor Pool

Public swims are operating as usual. There is no change to the March Break swim schedule at this time.

Youth Program - March Break Camp

The camp is operating as scheduled at this time. However, all participants will be screened prior to entry.

 

Essential Services

Tillsonburg Fire and Rescue Services has cancelled public education visits and other community activities at this time. Emergency response is currently unaffected.

EMS, Hydro, OPP and Water are unaffected at this time.

 

For more information

Stay up to date on the Town’s COVID-19 response by visiting www.tillsonburg.ca/covid19

 

Health information is available through the Southwestern Public Health website www.swpublichealth.ca.

 

 

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