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News Release: Two (2) Township Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

Posted on Friday, April 03, 2020 04:30 PM

Early last week the Township was notified that two (2) of its Public Works employees had been unknowingly exposed to a single confirmed case of COVID-19. This exposure occurred outside of the workplace and was not work-related.In response, the Township immediately directed those two (2) employees to self-isolate as per current public health protocols.As a precautionary measure, the Township also directed six (6) other Public Works employees that came in contact with those individuals to...

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COVID-19 Response: Call to Visitors & Seasonal Property Owners

Posted on Friday, April 03, 2020 02:00 PM

For Immediate ReleaseAs the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve locally, it is vital that we all do our part to help flatten the curve. In an effort to keep our community safe and reduce the impact on regional health care centres and local supply chains, the Township is encouraging cottagers and recreational visitors to delay their arrival this spring.As the novel coronavirus continues to spread, some families may be thinking of venturing out to their cottage, camp, secondary residence or a...

Ontario Extends School and Child Care Closures to Fight Spread of COVID-19

Posted on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 02:00 PM

TORONTO — Due to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 outbreak, the Ontario government announced that schools and child care centres will remain closed to protect the health and safety of students and staff. This extension is being made on the advice of the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

Today's announcement was made by Premier Doug Ford, Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, Ross Romano, Minister of Colleges and Universities and Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health.

To ensure...

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COVID-19 Response: Closure of Playgrounds & Outdoor Amenities

Posted on Monday, March 30, 2020 02:30 PM

For Immediate Release                                                                                    March 30, 2020

Effective immediately, all playgrounds and park amenities in the Township are closed until further notice. This decision is based on recommendations from KFL&A Public Health and follows the Province’s announcement on Saturday, March 28 that groupings of more than five (5) persons are now generally prohibited in order to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The Township of South Frontenac declared a state of emergency on March 26, 2020 in response to the COVID-19...


State of Emergency Declaration for the Township of South Frontenac: COVID-19 Infectious Disease

Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2020 02:00 PM

For Immediate ReleaseWith evidence of community spread of COVID-19 in the KFL&A region, the Township has determined an emergency exists within our municipality that places our residents and communities at risk. This declaration implements the emergency plan of the municipality and will help protect the health, safety, well-being and property of our residents. This decision was made in consultation with the Township’s Emergency Control Group, KFL&A Public Health, and other Mayors in the region....

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