Posts Categorized: Covid-19

Local Business – Support Options During COVID-19

Local Business – Support Options During COVID-19 To our local businesses in the Township of Douro-Dummer, Since the Provincial Government has announced the mandatory closure of all non-essential businesses, the Township of Douro-Dummer and all levels of government have been working with community members to help flatten the curve for COVID-19 and fill the needs… Read more »

Drive-Through Testing for COVID-19 Available at Kinsmen Centre Starting May 27 in Peterborough

From Peterborough Public Health: Starting on Wednesday, May 27, local residents without symptoms can access drive-through testing for COVID-19 at the Kinsmen Civic Centre on a first-come, first-served basis. This announcement was made today by local healthcare partners Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC), Peterborough County-City Paramedics, and Peterborough Public Health. Residents with symptoms are directed… Read more »

Open-Air Fire Ban to be Lifted on Saturday, May 16th, 2020

Open-Air Fire Bans to be Lifted on Saturday, May 16th, 2020 in the Townships of Douro-Dummer, Havelock-Belmont-Methuen, North Kawartha & Trent Lakes The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) will lift the current Restricted Fire Zone from the entire Fire Region of Ontario on Saturday, May 16th, 2020 at 00:01 hours (12:01 a.m.)…. Read more »

Opening of Municipal Boat Launches

On May 14, 2020, the Province of Ontario made an announcement regarding the Framework for Reopening our Province. In light of that announcement, the Crowe’s Landing Wharf and the McCracken’s Landing Wharf will be open for public use as of Friday, May 15, 2020. Municipal staff will be removing the construction barrels and will be… Read more »

Building Department Business Continuity Plan

Building Department Business Continuity Plan during the COVID-19 Pandemic, current as of May 19, 2020: The Township of Douro-Dummer Building Department functions to administer and enforce the regulation of the Ontario Building Code. This includes the issuance of Building Permits for construction projects, as well as the inspection of these Permits. Due to COVID-19, we… Read more »

Ontario Community Support Program

From the Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility: “Protecting the health and well-being of all Ontarians is our government’s top priority, especially during the COVID-19 outbreak. On March 30th, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health recommended that individuals over 70 years of age to self-isolate. We need to do everything we can to protect our seniors… Read more »

COVID-19 – Health Care Options and Access to Basic Needs

COVID-19 – Health Care Options and Access to Basic Needs The Township of Douro-Dummer is taking all necessary precautions in support of the Peterborough Public Health to flatten the curve of the Covid-19 pandemic. If you are experiencing any symptoms related to COVID-19, The Ontario Ministry of Health provides an online self-assessment tool at…. Read more »

Township of Douro-Dummer Providing Financial Relief to Assist Ratepayers

At a special electronic Council meeting held on Thursday, April 2, 2020, Township Council approved financial relief options to help residents and businesses in recognition of the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. “All members of Council are unified in this decision to make things less stressful during this situation we find ourselves in. We… Read more »

Outdoor Amenities – Closed until Further Notice

By Provincial Order under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, the Township of Douro-Dummer has closed all of our parks including the Back Dam Park, Clintonia Park, Daleview Road Park, Douro North and South Park, Maryvale Park, Millennium Garden, Warsaw Fire Hall Park and the Robert Johnston Eco-Forest Trail. Further, all play structures and… Read more »

Important Public Statement from the Mayors Within Peterborough County

The Mayors of the municipalities within Peterborough County today issued a statement about the current health and economic challenges being experienced by the residents of their townships. Residents of our communities, like those across Canada, are facing serious health risks as a result of COVID 19. Each of us has an obligation to lessen the… Read more »