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This Version Posted: June 3, 2020

We’re all in this together! Nowhere does this phrase apply more than to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the community.

If you are a resident, following simple prevention tips helps protect your health and the wellbeing of others around you. Understanding and following current COVID-19 restrictions and their impacts on programs and services in your community is also important.

For community groups, knowing what preventive measures and protections to put in place are essential to reduce the risk from COVID-19 for staff, volunteers and clients.

Whether an individual or organization, discover tips, information and resources on this page to help you navigate your way through the current pandemic.

Two older couples with protective masks and gloves walking down the street together during the Coronavirus epidemic
Two older couples with protective masks and gloves walking down the street together during the Coronavirus epidemic

For Residents

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For Groups / Organizations

Key Links: 
Frequently Asked Questions:

Check with your municipality for the latest updates including cancellations and impacts on programs and services:
Northumberland County:
City of Kawartha Lakes
Haliburton County:

Additional Resources:

211 Community Support – Easily find/search government and community-based services during COVID-19.  Call or text 2-1-1 day or night to find support for all of life’s challenges. Live Chat also available Monday to Friday from 7 am to 9 pm

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If you have questions about COVID-19, you can contact the Health Unit at 1-866-888-4577 x5020 or email at