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Food Safety during the Pandemic

Wednesday, 20 January 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit January 20, 2021 Food Safety during the pandemic The Health Unit recognizes that COVID-19 has been tough financially on many of our citizens and that some people may have started a new home business that involves food to help make some…
Lanark County has partnered to provide child care for school aged children of essential service workers during lockdown Lanark County has received authorization from the Province of Ontario to open three licensed child care centres to provide care for school aged children of essential service workers during the lockdown. 
Ontario Extends Teacher-Led Online Learning Until January 25 to Keep Students and Staff Safe in Southern Ontario January 7, 2021 Province Also Extends Provincewide Shutdown in Northern Ontario TORONTO — As COVID-19 cases continue to rise at an alarming rate throughout the province, the Ontario government, in consultation with the…

Community Safety and Well Being

Thursday, 10 December 2020
Community Safety and Well Being - Media Release “Inclusive Voices” video series launched A working group of the Community Plan for Safety and Well-being for Lanark County and the Town of Smiths Falls has helped to launch a series of videos to raise awareness and education around issues of racism,…
Stay Safe and Follow Public Health Advice This Halloween Statement - Province of Ontario Stay Safe and Follow Public Health Advice This Halloween October 19, 2020 TORONTO — Today, Dr. David Williams, Chief Medical Officer of Health, issued the following statement detailing public health advice for Halloween this year: Statement…
MEDIA RELEASE:Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health UnitOctober 20, 2020 MOH identifies additional measure for COVID-19 response Our experience is that people in our community with COVID-19 and their contacts follow public health directions willingly and completely. Individuals with lab confirmed COVID-19 isolate at home until there is no longer…
MEDIA RELEASESept 29, 2020 More Pop-Up Testing in Lanark County this Week Building on the success of local pop-up testing last week, paramedics from the Lanark County Paramedic Service will once again be performing COVID-19 testing at pop-up (temporary) testing centres in Carleton Place on Wednesday, September 30, and in…

Criminal Record Checks now Online

Friday, 25 September 2020
FROM/DE: Lanark County Detachment DATE: September 24, 2020 CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS NOW ONLINE (Perth, ON) – With the start of school and people returning to work, the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with other detachments province-wide, have been inundated with requests for criminal record checks.…

Pop Covid Testing in Perth September 25

Thursday, 24 September 2020
Subject: MEDIA RELEASE: Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing this Friday in Perth Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit Media Release September 24, 2020 Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing this Friday in Perth A number of local health agencies have been working together to deliver services at the COVID-19 Assessment Centres in Lanark and…

OHTO - New Tourism Programs

Thursday, 17 September 2020
Ontario's Highlands Tourism Organization (OHTO) announces two new programs.   OHTO would like to invite you to consider two new support programs designed to make it easier for you to take action on your ideas and implement some changes that will help build resiliency and sustainability in these uncertain times. Learn more…
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