COVID-19 | March 18, 2020
Yesterday, the Government of Ontario declared an emergency under s 7.0.1 (1) the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act to continue to protect the health and safety of all individuals and families acting on the best advice of our Chief Medical Officer of Health and other leading public health officials across the province.
The City of Mississauga is aligned with provincial and regional public health measures and actions being taken during this pandemic emergency.
Ontario Enacts Declaration of Emergency to Protect the Public
As stated in the Province of Ontario State of Emergency Declaration media release, establishments such as libraries, restaurants, bars, child care centres, theatres are legally required to close immediately until March 31, 2020, at which point they will be reassessed. In addition, all organized public events of over 50 people are also prohibited, including parades and events and communal services within places of worship.
Service Cancellations, Closures, Updates
City of Mississauga Response
The City continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic keeping services operating in different formats.
“We are focused on keeping Mississauga healthy and safe while ensuring we can continue to deliver the essential services our residents rely on,” said Mayor Bonnie Crombie. “We continue to work closely with both Peel Public Health, the province and federal government to coordinate responses and supports. This is now a public health emergency and while we understand these closures will have an impact on residents, protecting the spread of this virus remains our number one priority. We are committed to keeping our residents up to date and informed. Together, we will flatten the curve.”
To learn about the latest updates on actions taken by the City of Mississauga visit mississauga.ca/coronavirus.
For further COVID-19 information, please visit Region of Peel Public Health.
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