Beware of water treatment sales tactics in the Durham and Port Perry area
Posted on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 09:15 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham reminds residents that the Region does not sell or endorse water filters or treatment equipment, after being contacted by residents inquiring about door-to-door salespersons who want to test the water or install water filtering systems.
“The Region provides clean, safe drinking water, which meets provincial water quality standards.” says John Presta, Director of Environmental Services. Our water undergoes daily monitoring and testing and does not...
Portion of Winchester Road East in Whitby to be closed November 2 and 3
Posted on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 03:45 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department would like to advise residents that Winchester Road East (Regional Road 3) will be closed between Thickson Road and Anderson Street next weekend.
When: November 2 at 8 p.m. until November 3 at 8 p.m. Unfavourable weather conditions may influence the work schedule.
Where: Winchester Road (Regional Road 3), from west of Thickson Road to east of Anderson Street in Brooklin (Town of Whitby), will be closed. Thickson Road will remain...
Lane restrictions on Bayly Street at CN railway crossing tomorrow
Posted on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 02:30 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department would like to advise residents of lane restrictions on Bayly Street (Regional Road 22) in Pickering, as Canadian National Railway Company (CN) completes track repairs at the rail crossing.
When: October 25 from approximately 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Unfavourable weather conditions may influence the work schedule.
Where: Bayly Street, from Squires Beach Road to the rail crossing just east of Brock Road, in the City of Pickering.
Don't get caught without your flu shot
Posted on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 12:30 PM
Whitby, Ontario - Flu season is here, and Durham Region Health Department is reminding area residents to protect themselves by getting their flu shot.
“The flu shot is your best protection against the flu,” said Nuzhat Sirajuddeen, a public health nurse with the Health Department. “The flu shot can help to protect you from the influenza virus which can cause serious and contagious respiratory illness.” The flu shot is recommended for everyone six-months of age and older.
Individuals who get sick...
Be You, You Belong campaign connects parents and caregivers to community supports
Posted on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 10:45 AM
Whitby, Ontario - Durham Region Health Department, in partnership with a number of community agencies, recently launched the Be You, You Belong campaign, an initiative to help parents and caregivers of children under six years of age foster community inclusion and connect with local services and programs that support healthy child development.
The campaign was developed in response to results compiled by the Ajax Pickering Early Childhood Development Coalition’s 2016 community consultations with...