The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)
Learn about how Ontario Ministry of Health is responding for the 2019 novel corona virus in Ontario. Find out how to protect yourself, what to do if you’re sick after you travel and how to recognize possible symptoms.
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Learn about how City of Pickering is responding for the 2019 novel corona virus in Ontario. Find out how to protect yourself, what to do if you’re sick after you travel and how to recognize possible symptoms.
City of Pickering Response to COVID-19
Pickering, ON, March 13, 2020
Statement from Tony Prevedel, Chief Administrative Officer
“Following the Province of Ontario’s order to close publicly funded schools until April 5, 2020, the City of Pickering will be supporting the government’s efforts to curtail the spread of COVID-19 by taking preventative measures such as public facility closures, and program and event cancellations. While there are no cases of COVID-19 in Pickering, we feel strongly about aligning efforts across Durham Region and the Province of Ontario to keep our residents and the greater community safe.”
Any updates regarding the City’s response to COVID-19 will be communicated online at pickering.ca<https://www.pickering.ca/en/index.aspx>.
Status update on City operations and programming: All public City facilities, with the exception of Pickering City Hall, will be closed as of 4:30 pm on March 13, 2020 until April 5, 2020 (inclusive).
Visit pickering.ca/greatevents<http://pickering.ca/greatevents> for a full list of impacted events
· Permits for private events at City facilities will be cancelled until April 5, 2020
· Full refunds will be issued for any paid City programs, events, and permits
Visitors to Pickering City Hall:
· To protect yourself and others, we ask that anyone who is feeling unwell refrain from visiting Pickering City Hall