Posted on Friday, April 09, 2021 01:08 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Beginning April 10, 2021, seniors and all residents of Durham Region can book a free round trip from their residence to a local vaccine clinic using Durham Region Transit’s (DRT) On Demand or Specialized Services (eligibility required for Specialized Services). This temporary free service is funded by a generous $10,000 donation from Ontario Power Generation (OPG) in support of the province’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
This donation allows DRT to provide approximately 1,500 free...
Posted on Friday, April 09, 2021 10:32 AM
Seasonal leaf and yard waste collection is back in the townships of Brock, Scugog and Uxbridge, the City of Pickering, the Town of Ajax and the Municipality of Clarington starting the following weeks:
- Town of Ajax – week of April 5
- Municipality of Clarington – week of April 5
- Townships of Brock, Uxbridge and Scugog – week of April 12
- City of Pickering – week of April 12
Posted on Wednesday, April 07, 2021 05:14 PM
Vaccine also available for community hotspots identified in Ajax and Pickering
Whitby, Ontario - Durham Region Health Department is expanding eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine to area residents 60 and older, or those who will be turning 60 in 2021. Eligibility for vaccine now also includes residents 50-plus living in “hotspots” in Ajax and Pickering in several postal code areas as identified by the province including L1S, L1T, L1V, L1X and L1Z. Individuals in the identified hotspots must register...
Posted on Wednesday, April 07, 2021 04:16 PM
Whitby, Ontario – This afternoon, the Province of Ontario declared a state of emergency and issued a province-wide stay-at-home order, beginning Thursday April 8.
When: Further restrictions go into effect on Thursday April 8 at 12:01 a.m. and will remain in place for at least four weeks.
What: In addition to the emergency brake measures, further restrictions in the stay-at-home order include, but are not limited to:
- Discount and big box stores will be allowed to open for sale...
Posted on Tuesday, April 06, 2021 02:08 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Health Department and Lakeridge Health have reached a milestone in the delivery of COVID-19 vaccines with over 107,000 doses being administered to area residents. As of April 4, 106,052 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered at community and hospital clinics, and 1,371 doses have been administered to area residents through mobile clinics.
“This is a tremendous accomplishment that we’re happy to report and we extend our thanks to Lakeridge Health for their ongoing...