Re: Provincewide Shutdown COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)
Pembroke: The Province of Ontario has announced a province-wide shutdown beginning December 26 at 12:01 am.
The County of Renfrew along with local municipalities, and the Renfrew County and District Health Unit, and Renfrew County Virtual Triage Centre are continuing to work collectively to ensure that all measures are being taken to protect our residents, and staff during this difficult time. The County of Renfrew remains committed to providing services to our residents in a timely and efficient manner during the continuing pandemic.
All essential services continue to be offered including regular road maintenance, Emergency Services (ambulance), Community Services, and Housing, development permits, etc. We are asking the public to continue conducting their communications with us via telephone, email, or through pre-arranged appointments. Please visit www.countyofrenfrew.on.ca for contact information.
- In the interest of public safety, County of Renfrew Buildings continue to not allow public walk-in access until further notice. Services are continuing to be provided to the public via alternate communication methods. We are asking the public to continue conducting their communications with us via telephone, email, or through pre-arranged appointments. For more information on County services and how to contact us please visit: https://www.countyofrenfrew.on.ca/en/covid-19.aspx
- For up-to-date information on COVID-19, please visit the Renfrew County and District Health Unit website rcdhu.com or the Province of Ontario’s site at www.ontario.ca/coronavirus.
- If you have a non-emergency health concern (including a concern related to COVID-19) contact the Renfrew County Virtual Triage and Assessment Centre (RC VTAC) at 1-844-727-6404 or visit rcvtac.ca
The County of Renfrew strongly encourages residents to continue taking every precaution in protecting themselves and our communities most vulnerable by following the guidance and protocols of the Renfrew County District Health Unit, and Provincial Guidelines – wear a mask, limit your contacts, wash your hands, maintain physical distancing, and avoid travel.
The County of Renfrew will continue to post all necessary and pertinent information to the County’s website, Facebook and Twitter Feeds, and update the local media on a regular basis.
For Media Inquiries please call:
Paul Moreau Chief Administrative Officer/Clerk, County of Renfrew 613 735-7288
Michael Barber Media Relations/Grants Coordinator, County of Renfrew 613-735-7288