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Haldimand County Fire Department Offers Safety Reminders For Home Fire Sprinkler Week (May 17-23)

Home Fire Sprinkler Week runs from May 17-23 in Ontario, and Haldimand County Fire Department has a issued a few important safety reminders for residents. While there are no questions about the importance of early detection provided by smoke and carbon monoxide alarms (which are required in all households under the Fire Protection & Prevention

Haldimand County Public Library Finalizing Plans For Curbside Pickup Service

As part of its economic recovery plan, the Government of Ontario revised its list of stage 1 openings to include curbside pickup services by libraries. Haldimand County Public Library is now accelerating its program to offer pickup services in early June, finalizing staffing, procedural and, most importantly, safety details. “We are working with our partners

Haldimand County announces re-opening of boat launches, tennis/pickleball courts and skate/BMX parks

Haldimand County will be re-opening some of its outdoor amenities as early as Saturday, May 16. The re-openings are being implemented in response to yesterday’s Provincial announcement regarding Phase 1 of Ontario’s re-opening plan. Provincial rules limiting gatherings to 5 persons or less remain in effect. Among the businesses/activities permitted to re-open under the new

Haldimand & Norfolk County Paramedic Services Team Up For Swab Task Force

Haldimand & Norfolk County Paramedic Services have formed a task force to administer additional COVID-19 testing for vulnerable residents, residents of congregate settings and staff at long-term care homes. The task force initiative was spearheaded by the Health Unit, Haldimand & Norfolk counties in response to new directives from Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health

Haldimand County reminds residents and business owners of COVID-19 information portal, key contacts

In recognition of the rapidly changing rules relating to business operations and public spaces during the COVID-19 emergency and to assist the community in obtaining important information, Haldimand County is reminding community stakeholders where to obtain the most accurate, up-to-date COVID-19 information and who to contact for specific enquiries and guidance. The County’s COVID-19 information

Haldimand County To Offer Interim Burn Permits For Rural Landowners

Haldimand County has developed an interim process for rural landowners who wish to obtain burn permits. Starting May 6, 2020, no-cost, temporary, non-recreational burn permits will be available to rural residents. Permits will be valid only during the pandemic situation. Once regular operations resume, all temporary, non-recreational burn permits will be VOID and the existing