Posted on Friday, April 09, 2021 03:39 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham recently became aware of a cybersecurity incident that occurred with a third-party software provider, which impacted the region.
We have contacted the relevant authorities and regulators. Our IT teams, working with the service provider, took immediate steps to secure our systems. The incident did not impact the Region’s core IT systems.
Our experts are now investigating the matter to determine the information that may be involved and the...
Posted on Wednesday, March 03, 2021 03:23 PM
Our Durham Health Connection Line is experiencing high call volumes and call back times will vary. Please refer to our website for further information.
Clinics are available by appointment only. No walk-ins—those who show up at clinics without an appointment will not be permitted to enter.
Visit durham.ca/COVIDVaccines for more information and to review a list of...
Posted on Monday, April 19, 2021 10:47 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Region of Durham will conduct its spring test of the nuclear alerting system on May 3 and 4. The system warns people in the unlikely event of an emergency at the nuclear generating stations in Clarington or Pickering.
The test will take place during daytime hours over two days:
On May 3, an auto dialer will call listed landline phone numbers within 10 kilometres of the nuclear generating stations. The calls will show as coming from 905-666-6291.
On May 4, the outdoor sirens...
Posted on Monday, April 19, 2021 09:59 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer, and Elaine Baxter-Trahair, Chief Administrative Officer:
“Volunteerism is the heartbeat of Durham Region. Those who selflessly devote their time and effort to support others, make our community stronger and more welcoming.
In recognition of National Volunteer Week, we’d like to thank all volunteers throughout Durham Region for their dedication, commitment and sacrifice.
Posted on Monday, April 19, 2021 09:13 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Durham Environmental Advisory Committee (DEAC) is still accepting nominations for the Environmental Achievement Awards, celebrating environmental excellence in 2019 and 2020.
When: The deadline for submissions is April 30, 2021.
Why: The awards program provides an opportunity to recognize individuals and organizations that dedicate time to promote, preserve and enhance the...