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MEDIA STATEMENTLeeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health UnitJuly 21, 2023 Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit identified an Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) lapse during an inspection on June 8th of Piercings by Melissa in Brockville, who operated in relationship with LUX Tattoo and Piercing, when informed of changes…

Burn Ban Lifted - July 18, 2023

Tuesday, 18 July 2023
Burn Ban Update: July 18, 2023   The Burn Ban has been lifted for Drummond/North Elmsley Township There are still some areas in our Townships that are dry. Do not burn in areas with long dead grass, do not burn on windy days and never leave a fire unattended. Always…
Lanark CountyMedia ReleaseJuly 12, 2023 The County of Lanark is pleased to announce the commencement of the public consultation period for its new draft Speed Management Policy. The policy aims to establish a standardized approach for evaluating and addressing requests for speed management measures on County Roads, with the ultimate…
Due to dry conditions, a partial open air burn ban is now in effect. Only residential fires are permitted at this time (campfires, fire pits, burn barrels, chimneas, outdoor fireplaces) are permitted until further notice. . Agricultural fires are prohibited until further notice. Residential fires must be closely monitored and…
It’s hot outside and the extreme heat is expected to last into Friday which has resulted in Environment Canada issuing a heat warning. While many welcome the warmer weather, the Health Unit is sending a reminder that high temperatures may impact your health. Heat warnings are issued when: Daytime temperature…
MEDIA RELEASE:Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health UnitJune 30, 2023 For many years, the Health Unit has partnered with our local veterinarians and municipalities to facilitate low-cost rabies vaccination clinics in communities across Leeds, Grenville and Lanark. The past few years have been challenging for our local veterinarians and we…
MEDIA RELEASE:Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health UnitJune 28, 2023 With the lower rates of COVID-19, high vaccination rates, and demand for Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) has been consistently decreasing, the province will be winding down its RAT programs starting June 30, 2023. All COVID-19 Assessment Centres will be closed…
TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Township of Drummond/North Elmsley proposes the passage of a by-law to stop up, close and sell that part of Part Lot 21, Concession 5, Geographic Township of North Elmsley, now Township of Drummond/North Elmsley, County of Lanark, designated as Parts 1 and 2…
Can you imagine a lake without shoal markers? Even seasoned boaters, who know where the obstacles are, can run aground when water levels change. Damages to engines and hulls can run in the thousands of dollars. Who do you think puts shoal markers in every spring and removes them every…
The Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has partnered with several local municipalities for a fundraising initiative to assist area food banks. Members of local government have volunteered to be “arrested” for various “crimes” and they need donations from the public to be released. Donations will be…
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