Posted on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 10:11 AM
Health Department urges everyone to take precautions against tick bites
Whitby, Ontario - May is National Lyme Disease Awareness Month. Durham Region Health Department reminds everyone to be aware that blacklegged ticks are prevalent within the Region, especially in forested or grassy/brushy areas, and the importance of taking precautions to avoid tick bites and Lyme disease infections. While not all blacklegged ticks are infected with Lyme disease, some ticks may carry the bacteria Borrelia...
Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 02:21 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Region of Durham is calling on businesses interested in working with the municipal sector. The Region has teamed up with local-tier municipalities to host a virtual Business Showcase Event, June 20 to 23, giving businesses the opportunity to showcase their products or services to municipal staff.
Upon registration, businesses will be grouped into one of the following key product/service themes, supporting Regional and municipal program and service areas:
- Solutions for emergency...
Posted on Monday, May 16, 2022 01:43 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents of lane restrictions on Scugog Line 3 and on Simcoe Street, in the Township of Scugog.
When: Ongoing until July 31. Unfavourable weather conditions may influence the work schedule.
Where: Scugog Line 3 from Old Simcoe Road to Simcoe Street, and on Simcoe Street from Scugog Line 3 to 400 metres north of Scugog Line 3 in Scugog.
Why: To safely install a new watermain.
Note: The Region realizes that the construction work will...
Blue Box recycling collection schedule changes in Oshawa and Whitby due to Victoria Day long weekend
Posted on Monday, May 16, 2022 09:58 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham advises Oshawa and Whitby residents of changes to upcoming curbside blue box collection due to the Victoria Day long weekend.
When: May 23 to 28.
Where: City of Oshawa and Town of Whitby residents will temporarily have their blue box collection moved to the following day.
Residents with collection scheduled for Monday, May 23 will temporarily have their collection moved to Tuesday, May 24. This shift will continue throughout the week, ending with...
Posted on Friday, May 13, 2022 03:15 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents of lane restrictions on Reach Street (Regional Road 8) in the Township of Scugog.
When: May 16 to August 19. Unfavourable weather conditions may influence the work schedule.
Where: Reach Street, from east of Lake Ridge Road (Regional Road 23) to west of Medd Road, in the Township of Scugog.
Why: To safely complete road rehabilitation.
Note: The Region realizes that the work may be disruptive and will make every effort to...