Ontario Implementing Additional Public Health Measures October 9, 2020

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 Water Recreational Facilities

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Useful Guides (articles below) to help you get through this COVID-19 Reality:


 Know the Difference:  Self Monitoring, Self-Isolation, and Isolation for COVID-19
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 Self-Monitor Guide
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 How to Self Isolate Guide
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 Self-isolation:  Guide for caregivers, household members and close contacts
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 How to Self-isolate at Home when you have COVID-19
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Welcome Back!

As of Tuesday, September 8th, 2020 the Colborne Town Hall will reopen to the public by appointment only for municipal services in the following departments.  Planning & Building, Public Works, By-Law & Clerks Office.  To book an appointment please contact the Colborne Town Hall  at 905-355-2821 during regular operating hours 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.  

Please ring the doorbell for walk in service, as our front door will still be locked.  We will provide walk-In service (no appointment necessary) for cash, debit or cheque payments for property taxes, garbage bag tags (minimum of 5 & increments of 5) & dog tags.  We recommend that you continue to use the drop box located at the top of the stairs to the left of the door or on-line banking for tax payments.

Public health protocols will be implemented, including screening upon entry to the Colborne Town Hall and adherence to the following: 

Residents requiring in-person assistance are asked to adhere to the following protocol: 

  • Those wishing to conduct municipal business are asked to ring our door bell located to the right of the front doors.  Our receptionist will assist you so please be patient.  Please be sure to physical distance while waiting to be served.  Only 1 person will be allowed in the office at a time & only 2 people will be allowed in the foyer.  Only 1 person at a time in our elevator.
  • Upon entering, you will be asked our pre-screening questions and will be expected to sign in & out.
  • Wear a mask or face covering (with exceptions to those who have health, respiratory and sensory issues, various disabilities; are unable to remove the mask without assistance; and children under the age of two). 
  •  Maintain physical distancing from others and adhere to physical distancing markers. 
  • Use hand sanitizer or wash your hands when entering and exiting the building

Here are our latest Township of Cramahe updates:

The Township of Cramahe has made a decisive action to ensure the well-being of our citizens is our top priority. Given the latest developments, we are taking the following further action:

 An  email has been created for the convenience of all Cramahe Township residents to communicate with Township staff for any concerns or requests.  Emails will be checked daily.

Health Unit's Press Release- March 17, 2020 - Update 8

State of Emergency Called - Health Unit's Forward - March 17, 2020

Please be advised that local health partners are working diligently to ensure the safety and well being of all citizens.

Each of us have a well being to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Wash your hands. Cover your mouth while sneezing. Do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands.

If you have a fever and/or cough, have traveled to one of the affected countries in the past 14 days, or have had close or confirmed contact with a probable case, self-isolate at home, do not go to the Emergency Department. Contact your local Public Health Unit or Telehealth Ontario for additional information:

• HKPR District Health Unit – 1-866-888-4577 ext. 5020 • Telehealth Ontario – 1-866-797-0000

Visit for more information.

Contact Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000 or your local public health unit if you’re experiencing symptoms of the 2019 novel corona virus. Do not call 911 unless it is an emergency.

The COVID-19 outbreak continues to evolve in Ontario and globally.  It is a dynamic situation and the Ontario government is updating its corona virus website twice daily.  For the most up-to-date and accurate information about corona virus in Ontario, please use this Government of Ontario site and the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit for best available information and required local action.   

Community Care - Northumberland 
Community Care Northumberland – List of Current Programs & Services during COVID-19 

 Northumberland County News

Northumberland County’s Facilities Updates

County Council votes to reduce bag tag requirements until May 29

Material Recovery Facility building is closed to the public. Operating as usual with enhanced social distancing and sanitizing.

Transfer Stations/Landfill- all sites remain open to the public but we are asking that the public only attend when essential. We have implemented social distancing practices. We prefer transactions are cashless as much as possible. Household Hazardous Waste is not being accepted at the transfer stations during the pandemic to reduce interactions with the public.

At this time, Household Hazardous Waste is the only reduction in service to the public.

Visit Northumberland County’s website for more information:

Breaking News

From the office of Northumberland-Peterborough South MPP David Piccini - April 21, 2020

Mental Health Announcement - April 3rd, 2020

Ontario Extends Emergency Declaration to Stop the Spread of COVID-19 - All Outdoor Recreational Amenities across Province Now Closed 

COVID-19 Information - March 25, 2020

The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit have confirmed one (1) positive case of COVID-19 within Northumberland County.

Press Release:  March 22 COVID-19 Related Death Reported (March 22, 2020)

Press Release: First Local Positive COVID-19 Case Reported (March 13, 2020) 

Press Release: Trudeau promises $82B in economic supports in COVID-19 fight (March 18, 2020)

Press Release: Trudeau, Trump confirm Canada-U.S. border to be closed to non-essential travel (March 18, 2020)

Township of Cramahe - Latest News
Northumberland Hills Hospital - Latest News

NEWS RELEASE/PUBLIC NOTICE: COVID-19 information at March 27, 2020

Press Release: Steps Taken to Protect Emergency Department Capacity - COVID-19 Assessment Centre Open at NHH (March 13, 2020)

Haliburton, Kawartha Pine Ridge Health Unit  - Latest News

Citizens are encouraged to visit the HKPR District Health Unit’s website for the most up-to-date information COVID-19. In addition to the daily updates to the website, Dr. Lynn Noseworthy, Medical Officer of Health for the HKPR District Health Unit., will continue to provide updates on COVID-19 through their website.

Required Use of Non-Medical Masks and Face Coverings within Commercial Establishments

HKPR Distirct Health Unit Update - July 7th, 2020

HKPR District Health Unit Update - May 5th, 2020

HKPR District Health Unit Update #10 - April 24th, 2020

HKPR Districk Health Unit Update - March 30th, 2020

HKPR District Health Unit Community Partner Media Release - March 26th, 2020

Responses to Media Questions – March 26, 2020

HKPR District Health Unit Community Partner Media Release - March 22nd, 2020 

HKPR District Health Unit Reports Positive Case of COVID-19 in CKL (March 14, 2020)

Guidelines for Food Premises Reopening Within Stage 2 


 Lakefront Utility Services

News Update:  March 24th, 2020

Ontario is providing temporary 45-day emergency relief to support Ontarians. As of Tuesday, March 24, 2020, households, farms and small businesses who pay time-of-use electricity rates will be charged off-peak rates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


March 17, 2020 Press Release


Lakefront Utilities has been closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and continues to observe Health Canada’s recommendations.  Our first priority is the continued safety of our employees and our customers.  Public health officials continue to advise that social distancing is the most effective strategy to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  As such, all Lakefront Utilities office locations (207 Division St. Cobourg, 25 Ewart St. Cobourg and 6 Darcy St. Cobourg) will be closed effective immediately to all outside visitors including customer walk-ins until further notice. 

Should you need to contact us, please email and one of our representatives will be in touch with you as soon as possible or use Live Chat on our website at  For outage reporting, please contact  905-372-2193.

To make a bill payment: 

  • Sign up for Pre-authorized payment by due date
  • Visit the customer portal
  • Telephone and online (internet) banking through your bank/financial institution
  • Bank branch or financial institution instant teller
  • Cheque via mail
  • Credit Card payment service available through Paymentus - 1-888-896-0976 or this link:
  • You may continue to use our drop box at all our office locations
 Cramahe Township Public Libraries

Virtual Math & Literacy Tutorials 2020

Access to Digital Library

Free Wifi

Free EResources

Library Card Information

Archive Awareness Week Flyer-Discover Cramahe's History

You can now have Both Township libraries are closed to the public until further notice. 

Visit the library's website to view updates -

The Library has many FREE ON-LINE services as well

 YMCA Northumberland

The Brighton and Cobourg YMCA will be closed effective Sunday, March 15th until Sunday, March 29th (inclusive), at which point the situation will be re-assessed and an update provided on further action.

YMCA Day Camp and all YMCA Child Care programming will be closed from Monday, March 16th until Friday, April 3rd (inclusive).

Read the press release.

 Additional Resources
 Essential Services
 Provincial Services

David Piccini, Member of Provincial Parliament

117 Peter St.

Port Hope, ON  L1A 1C5

905-372-4000 or 1-800-263-3980




Ontario Services 211


Public Health Units' Capacity & Online Portal for Lab Test Results - April 3rd, 2020


 Federal Services

Philip Lawrence, Member of Parliament

Northumberland-Peterborough South

12 Elgin St. East

Unit No. 4

Cobourg, ON

K9A 0C5



 WSPS Information

WSPS Website

Workplace Safety & Prevention Services
Guidance on Health and Safety for the Golf Course Sector during COVID-19

 Ministry of Health
 Ministry of Health - Summer Day Camp