The Town of Mono has Declared an Emergency in accordance with the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act on March 31, 2020.
“This morning the Town of Mono made the decision to declare an emergency in response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, with the recent confirmations of COVID – 19 within our health care facilities, and within the general population of the County and residents of the community in general” said Mayor Ryan. “As a Council, we must take this once in a generation public health situation seriously, and we will need to make difficult decisions in the next couple of weeks to effectively and efficiently respond to the situation in the Town and our surrounding communities. The health and safety of all of our residents and staff is our top priority.”
An emergency is defined under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act as a “situation, or an impending situation that constitutes a danger of major proportions that could result in serious harm to persons or substantial damage to property and that is caused by the forces of nature, a disease or other health risk, an accident or an act whether intentional or otherwise” [Section 1, definition of an emergency].
We strongly encourage residents to follow the advice of our Public Health Unit to help alleviate pressures on the healthcare system, and best protect themselves and our community. Precautions to prevent transmission include:
- maintaining at least a 2 metre distance from others,
- avoiding all unnecessary travel,
- washing hands often, and
- regularly disinfecting high touch zones in shared spaces in your home.
For more information please consult Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health
For more information, please contact:
519.941.3599, extension 234