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Province extends stay-at-home order and adds further restrictions to help stop the spread

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Kawartha Lakes – COVID-19 cases are continuing to rise drastically across the province. In response, Premier Ford announced further restrictions that came in effect over the weekend.

All previous restrictions declared through the Emergency Brake and the Stay-At-Home order are still in effect, with additional measures put into place. This includes: 

Municipal Administration

  • The municipality is maintaining all services, with a priority on essential services to the public. There may be some delays in services and responses that are non-essential.

Community and Recreational Services

  • All outdoor recreational amenities are closed, including:
    • picnic shelters and tables
    • golf courses
    • disc golf courses
    • baseball diamonds
    • soccer fields
    • tennis, platform tennis, table tennis and pickleball courts
    • basketball courts
    • skate parks
  • Recreational areas and parks will remain open for walk through access
  • Playgrounds, play structures and equipment can be used by children if a distance of at least two metres can be maintained from anyone outside of their household.

Municipal Law Enforcement and Licensing Office (MLELO)

  • Complaints related to COVID-19 and non-compliance will be priority. Additional queries are still being processed but please anticipate delays.


  • Library materials must be reserved over the telephone or online for contactless curbside, delivery or pick-up.
  • Learn more about curbside pick-up on their website.

Vaccination Clinics
The Government of Ontario is focusing on vaccination rollout as we remain under a stay-at-home order. To book an appointment or for more information on eligibility requirements, please visit the Province of Ontario's website.

For information on local clinics and pharmacies offering vaccines, please visit the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit's website.

Staying Connected, Staying Safe

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