Ontario orders mandatory closure of all non-essential workplaces to fight spread of COVID-19 
March 24, 2020 - Yesterday, the Government of Ontario ordered the mandatory closure of all non-essential workplaces. This closure will be in effect for 14 days with the possibility of extending this order as the situation evolves. The government has provided a list of businesses that are permitted to stay open at https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.news.ontario.ca/opo/en/2020/03/list-of-essential-workplaces-2.html.

Municipal emergency services include police and fire services remain in place. Additionally, services ensuring our critical infrastructure including roads, water and wastewater, and sanitation/landfill services will continue.

Inquiries about municipal government services through Service Timmins will continue to be accessible online at https://service.timmins.ca/ or by telephone at 705-264-1331.

We remind you that this is a critical time to ensure we are all promoting and following the important public health measures:
• Social distancing – staying 2 meters apart from others, avoiding crowds
• Staying home and reducing trips out for essentials only
• Staying home and self-isolating for 14 days after any international travel
• Staying home if unwell – call public health or primary care provider if any cough, shortness of breath, and/or fever
Posted by Heather Duhn On 3/24/2020 at 1:46 PM  

 
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