Quinte West urges residents to stay home

The City of Quinte West’s Emergency Control Group met today to discuss Premier Ford’s announcement of a provincial Stay-at-Home Order. Effective tomorrow, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, at 12:01 a.m., the City of Quinte West will be closing the outdoor skating rinks in Batawa and the Kinsmen Community Dog Park. These closures are to support the directive banning outdoor gatherings of five or more people. The City urges residents choosing to exercise outside to maintain as much physical distance as possible and avoid gatherings. “We must do everything we can to reduce the strain on our healthcare system. Even in this area, hospitals are already near capacity and would struggle to handle a potential influx of COVID patients,” says Quinte West Mayor Jim Harrison. “We know these further restrictions will be difficult, but we urge you to continue doing everything you can to limit the spread of this illness. City operations will continue with staff working from home where possible. Residents are encouraged to visit quintewest.ca for information about online payment options. City business will be available by email and telephone. If you must pay by cash or cheque, there are drop boxes available at City Hall and the Frankford Municipal Office. Some building services and licensing services will still be available by appointment. Please call for more information. Effective tomorrow, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, at 12:01 a.m., the City of Quinte West will be closing the outdoor skating rinks in Batawa and the Kinsmen Community Dog Park. These closures are to support the directive banning outdoor gatherings of five or more people. The City urges residents choosing to exercise outside to maintain as much physical distance as possible and avoid gatherings. 

 

“We must do everything we can to reduce the strain on our healthcare system. Even in this area, hospitals are already near capacity and would struggle to handle a potential influx of COVID patients,” says Quinte West Mayor Jim Harrison. “We know these further restrictions will be difficult, but we urge you to continue doing everything you can to limit the spread of this illness.


City operations will continue with staff working from home where possible. Residents are encouraged to visit quintewest.ca for information about online payment options. City business will be available by email and telephone. If you must pay by cash or cheque, there are drop boxes available at City Hall and the Frankford Municipal Office. Some building services and licensing services will still be available by appointment. Please call for more information.

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