Posted on Monday, September 20, 2021 02:08 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The following statement is being issued on behalf of Elaine Baxter-Trahair, Chief Administrative Officer for The Regional Municipality of Durham:
“Our community has shown great strength and resilience through the COVID-19 pandemic. People have come together to take care of one another; respect public health measures; protect the most vulnerable; and roll up sleeves to reduce pressure on our health-care system.
To continue to keep staff and the community safe, Durham Region is implementing...
Posted on Wednesday, March 03, 2021 03:23 PM
To book a vaccine appointment online, or call 1-888-444-5113.
For information about vaccines visit durham.ca/COVIDVaccines .
If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or are a contact of a case, book a COVID test by completing the online assessment form at covidswab.lh.ca.
For information about COVID-19 visit durham.ca/NovelCoronavirus.
Posted on Friday, December 03, 2021 09:00 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Today (December 3) has been officially proclaimed as International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) in Durham Region. In honour of IDPD, The Regional Municipality of Durham has awarded seven local champions the Accessibility Award. This award recognizes their dedication to removing barriers and making the Region more accessible for people of all abilities.
Each year, the local Accessibility Advisory Committees (AACs) nominate individuals, businesses or organizations based...
Posted on Thursday, December 02, 2021 12:56 PM
Whitby, Ontario - Durham Region Health Department has received confirmation of one individual who has tested positive for the COVID-19 Omicron variant. The case is a close contact of a returning traveller from one of the identified countries in southern Africa. The Health Department is also monitoring other COVID-19 cases under investigation for the Omicron variant based on travel history and working with the province to monitor COVID-19 variants of concern including Delta and Omicron.
Posted on Thursday, December 02, 2021 08:47 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region is hosting an Indigenous cultural awareness education session on December 14 as part of its Virtual Seniors’ Learning Series.
In this session, attendees will learn from George Couchie about Indigenous culture to develop a greater understanding of our shared history so we can live and work together more meaningfully and respectfully.
George Couchie is an Indigenous trainer and educator who will talk about some of his experiences growing up, the impacts of residential...