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Latest news and information about Mississauga’s response to COVID-19.

Current social gathering restrictions

Stay home as much as possible to help Mississauga slow the spread of COVID-19.

Social gatherings

The following enforceable measures are required of Peel residents, businesses and organizations.

You should only have close contact with people in your household.

You also need to follow the Ontario’s Grey – Lockdown Level gathering restrictions:

No indoor organized public events and social gatherings, except with members of the same household.

Individuals who live alone may have close contact with another person or household.

  • Limit for weddings, funerals and other religious services, rites or ceremonies where physical distancing can be maintained:
    • 10 people indoors
    • 10 people outdoors
  • Virtual and drive-in gatherings, events services, rites or ceremonies permitted

Organizers of private gatherings that exceed these limits can receive a minimum fine of $10,000 and a temporary closure order.

Report gatherings over the limits to 311 (905-615-4311 outside City limits). For more information, read the City’s questions and answers about enforcement.

Tickets of $750 can now be issued to individuals for violating Grey – Lockdown measures.

How to protect yourself and others

Peel Public Health is asking everyone to follow these strong recommendations.

  • This means only those who live in the same house/home should interact without the protection of distance or masks
  • People in one household should not mix with people in another household
  • Individuals who live alone are allowed to have close contact with one other household that should be exclusive to that individual living alone
  • If a member of any household is experiencing symptoms, this individual must isolate from others in the household to protect others in the home
  • If you have symptoms, contact your health care provider, Telehealth at 1-866-797-0000, or Peel Public Health at 905-799-7700
  • Do not interact with people who don’t live with you, unless it’s for essential reasons
  • The fewer interactions outside the household, the better
  • Essential reasons for leaving the house include:
    • Work
    • School
    • Exercise
    • Healthcare
    • Purchasing necessities such as groceries, household items, food, drinks, and gasoline
    • Vehicle maintenance

Exceptions include:

  • Emergency reasons (to prevent risk of injury or harm)
  • Emergency repairs
  • Renovations or construction
  • One-to-one teaching and instruction, such as tutoring
  • School learning pods
  • Real estate needs

When interacting with anyone who doesn’t live with you or who isn’t an essential caregiver, follow the Core Four actions:

  • Stay two metres apart from anyone who doesn’t live with you or who isn’t an essential caregiver
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water or use hand sanitizer
  • Wear a non-medical mask when it’s difficult to maintain physical distance and where masks are mandatory
  • Get tested if you think you have COVID-19 or have been exposed to it. While waiting for test results, stay home, self-isolate, and prevent potential spread.