COVID-19 News & Updates
Consult the Leeds, Grenville & Lanark Health Unit Information
The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark Health Unit has a variety of information including:
*Industry-specific fact sheets and a general fact sheet here
*Workplace cleaning and disinfectant guidelines
*Posters for your use including ones for employees, visitors, patients, and more
Visit https://healthunit.org/covid-19-businesses/ to download these resources
Effective Friday, June 12 at 12:01 a.m. our region has been permitted to move into phase two of re-opening.
Businesses and services permitted to reopen with proper health and safety measures in place include:
• Outdoor dine-in services at restaurants, bars and other establishments, including patios, curbside, parking lots and adjacent properties;
• Select personal and personal care services with the proper health and safety measures in place, including tattoo parlours, barber shops, hair salons and beauty salons;
Health and Safety
Counties Economic Development has developed recommended priorities for Economic Recovery. A task team has been formed to focus on the first priority - Support for Business Re-openings. The team has identified and developed key tools to assist businesses as they navigate provincial and local guidelines to ensure the health and safety of their staff and customers, including:
Leeds Grenville PPE Supplier List
Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit Business Re-Openings Video
A Guide for Businesses Re-opening Safely
The federal government committed Monday to advancing talks with the provinces and territories on ensuring that every worker in Canada who needs it can access 10 days of paid sick leave a year, a measure viewed as important to the “recovery phase” of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Read article here
Ontario is allowing over two dozen health-care providers, including dentists and massage therapists, to return to work immediately once health and safety guidelines are in place.
Dentists, optometrists, massage therapists, chiropractors, physiotherapists, psychologists, dieticians, denturists, and midwives are some of the professions included on the list released today.