On November 13, 2020, the province announced that Halton Region will move to the Red (Control) level of the Province’s COVID-19 Response Framework as of 12:01 a.m. on Monday, November 16. In response to the announcement, Dr. Hamidah Meghani, Halton Region Medical Officer of Health, has issued a letter to the community, providing an update on the current COVID-19 situation in Halton and what this means for residents and businesses. The letter also includes recommendations, urging residents to:
- Stay home, except for essential purposes such as going to work or school, buying essentials such as groceries, and attending medical appointments.
- Maintain a physical distance of two metres (six feet) from those outside their household. Those that live alone may join one designated household.
- Avoid all social gatherings such as play dates, birthday parties, and dinner parties with friends or family.
Please read the letter attached.
The Regional Municipality of Halton serves 580,000 residents in the City of Burlington, the Town of Halton Hills, the Town of Milton, and the Town of Oakville. Halton Region is committed to meeting the needs of its residents through the delivery of cost-effective, quality programs and services, including water and wastewater; Regional roads and planning; paramedic services; waste management; public health; social assistance; children’s and seniors’ services; housing services; heritage programs; emergency management and economic development. For more information, call 311 or visit Halton Region’s website at halton.ca.