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COVID-19 Media Contact
The media contact is for members of the media only. For others, please follow the guidance of the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health Unit. If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, contact your primary care provider or Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000. Media inquiries regarding COVID-19 are to be directed to the Deputy Clerk:
519.941.3599, ext. 234
Headwaters Health Care Centre's COVID-19 Assessment Centre to Test Individual Showing Symptoms Only
On the advice of the Ministry of Health released late yesterday, Headwaters COVID-19 Assessment Centre will begin following the updated testing guidelines to prioritize those who are at the greatest risk and shift away from testing individuals with no COVID-19 symptoms.
Press Release: Order Under Section 22 of Health Protection and Promotion Act (Updated June 12, 2020)
Dr. Nicola Mercer, Medical Officer of Health for the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Health Unit, has issued an order regarding the wearing of face masks. Anyone entering a commercial establishment within the jurisdiction of the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Health Unit is required to wear an appropriate face covering to help limit the spread of COVID-19.
Declaration of Emergency
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.
Municipal Tax Penalty Relief
Town of Mono will suspend collection of penalty for late payment of the first instalment of taxes starting March 20 until after August, 2020. Further, the due date for the second instalment of taxes will be moved forward from May 20 to August 26th