Posted on Thursday, February 18, 2021 11:18 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham will help connect adults (18 years of age or older) with a developmental disability, and/or their caregivers, with an experienced case manager at the Prompt Access to Single Service (PASS) Case Management virtual event.
When: February 25 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Where: This event is being held virtually due to COVID-19 physical distancing measures.
Why: PASS Case Management helps adults with a developmental disability, and/or their caregivers, access...
Posted on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 09:36 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The proposed 2021 Property Tax Supported Business Plans and Budgets for The Regional Municipality of Durham will be presented for consideration to Durham Regional Council.
When: The business plans and budgets will be presented for approval to Durham Regional Council on Wednesday, February 24 beginning at 9:30 a.m.
Why: The Property Tax Supported Business Plans and Budgets outline the operating and capital financing needed to deliver essential services to our residents and businesses.
Posted on Friday, February 12, 2021 04:53 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Region of Durham has reached an important milestone in the fight against COVID-19. As of February 7, all eligible long-term care residents across Durham Region have received their second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.
Lakeridge Health and Durham Region Health Department worked diligently to prioritize vaccinations for high-risk populations in Durham, after the provincial government announced a short-term disruption in supply on January 16.
Residents at Regionally owned...
Posted on Friday, February 12, 2021 03:35 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Province of Ontario has moved Durham Region back into the Red-Control Category of the COVID-19 Response Framework.
When: Red-Control restrictions go into effect on Tuesday, February 16, at 12:01 a.m. and will be in effect for at least two weeks before re-evaluation. The stay-at-home order will end when this comes into effect.
Where: All eight municipalities in Durham Region.
What: The Red-Control category involves broad-scale measures and restrictions, across multiple sectors,...
Posted on Thursday, February 11, 2021 08:23 AM
The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and CEO, and Elaine Baxter-Trahair, Chief Administrative Officer:
“We are sorry.
As part of Durham Region’s Black History Month initiatives, an internal challenge activity for Durham Region staff was a mistake. It has caused harm to our Black employees and community—damaging the inclusive culture that we are trying to build. We take responsibility and we are committed to doing better.
Historically, Durham Region has celebrated...