Oro-Medonte Suspends Operation of Recreation Facilities and Programs

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COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)​

​​What You Need to Know

​On Wednesday, March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic. The SMDHU continues to communicate that the risk in Simcoe County remains low, however the first reported case of COVID-19 has now been reported in Simcoe County. 

Information regarding the virus is being monitored very closely by Township staff through proper channels, including the Ministry of Health, SMDHU, the Federal Government, and the World Health Organization.  Each of these organizations are providing factual and up-to-date information/materials.

Regular handwashing is the best defense against spreading illnesses, including COVID-19.

For the most up-to-date local information, visit the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit website. ​

​​​Impact on Township Services & Programs

Protocols are being established to increase the sanitization of public facilities and touch points etc. Regular communication and updates will be provided to the public. ​

​The Township of Oro-Medonte is aligning with the proactive steps taken by other large organizations as well as recommendations from other levels of government and health authorities to ensure the safety and well being of our staff, residents and visitors. Accordingly, effective as of March 14, 2020, the Township will be suspending the operation of Township operated recreation facilities (arena & community halls) and recreation programs, including March Break day camp until further notice. Refunds will be issued for those impacted by this decision.

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