Haldimand County Administration building, other facilities/amenities closed for duration of stay-at-home order

In response to current Provincial regulations, Haldimand County has temporarily closed its Administration Building and a number of other public facilities/amenities.  The state of emergency and stay-at-home order is expected to last until May 20, 2021, unless extended by the province.

While the administration building is closed, staff will be available to assist customers by phone or email during regular hours (Mon-Fri, 8:30am to 4:30pm). Members of the public are encouraged to contact the County at 905-318-5932, use the Contact form at HaldimandCounty.ca/connect or info@haldimandcounty.on.ca for assistance.

A number of municipal services are also available online and do not require in-person visit. A list of alternate service options during the shutdown period is available at HaldimandCounty.ca/COVID-19.

The most up-to-date information on facility closures, program cancellations, meeting postponements and other related details is available at HaldimandCounty.ca/COVID-19 under the ‘What’s Open/What’s Closed’ tab

To learn more about what’s open/what’s closed during the Province-wide shutdown, visit the Ontario Government website.

COVID-19 vaccine: updates & information

Community Vaccine Update – April 20, 2021

Vaccine doses administered so far: 31,230

Number of people completely vaccinated: 2,349

Who’s eligible / how to book an appointment

65+ and high-risk health conditions

  • Individuals 65 and above, as well as individuals with high-risk health conditions, may book a vaccine appointment using the online booking tool. Eligible individuals may also call the Vaccine Hotline or e-mail vaccine@hnhss.ca to set up an appointment. Please be patient and do not leave multiple messages; your call/e-mail will be returned.

60-64 (waitlist only)

  • Residents 60-64 years of age may add their names to a wait-list for potential end-of-day appointments (due to cancellations, no-shows, etc). Lists of individuals aged 65+ will be exhausted first. Eligible individuals will only be contacted if there are available doses at end of day at the various clinic locations. The waitlist signup form is available at hnhu.org/vaccinewaitlist.

55+ (pharmacies only)

  • Residents 55 and above are currently eligible to register for the AstraZeneca vaccine at specific local pharmacies. For more information, please visit https://covid-19.ontario.ca/vaccine-locations. Eligible individuals must book through the pharmacies themselves, not the Health Unit.

Outstanding vaccine recipients

  • Residents over the age of 70 and anyone with highest-risk health conditions who have not yet received a vaccine are encouraged to complete the Outstanding Vaccination Recipients registration form. This form will ensure individuals who have called the vaccine hotline and are truly outstanding are being booked in as quickly as possible.

The HNHU Vaccine Hotline is receiving up to 1000 calls per day and staff are responding to calls as quickly as possible. Please do not call the hotline again once you have left a message and await a reply. Your initial call/e-mail WILL be returned. Please check the HNHU website’s Vaccine Rollout page or call the Provincial General Inquiries line (1-888-999-6488) for general information.

Full details about vaccine rollout in Haldimand and Norfolk counties, including current eligibility information, is available on the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit website.

 

COVID-19 information

We’re working closely with the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit and taking steps to protect community safety.

For the most up-to-date information about local closures, cancellations & municipal service impacts, visit HaldimandCounty.ca/covid-19. If you’re not following @HaldimandCounty on Twitter or Facebook, be sure to bookmark HaldimandCounty.ca/covid-19 and check this page for updates regularly.

You can also sign up to receive e-mail updates on the COVID-19 situation by subscribing to the Monthly Updates eNewsletter.

For the most up-to-date local health information, including confirmed cases, visit the HNHU website.

Official Plan Update – Facilitated Community Workshop #1 – March 25

Official Plan Update – Facilitated Workshop # 1

March 25, 2020
6:00 to 9:00 pm (registration 6:00-6:30 pm)
Cayuga Arena – McSorley Family Hall (2nd Floor)
55 Thorburn Street, Cayuga

A roundtable forum is being held as part of the Official Plan Review. The session will be a facilitated workshop that will focus on:

  • Key trends impacting Haldimand County;
  • Your aspirations for the County; and
  • Two themes: Economy and Growth Management.

This is the first of two workshops in the Official Plan Update review. Facilitated Workshop # 2 will be held in the Fall of 2020 and will focus on the other policy themes, including Environment; Community Building; Leisure, Culture and Heritage; and Health and Social Services.

The Haldimand County Official Plan contains goals, objectives and policies that manage and direct physical change and its effects on the social, economic and natural environment of the County. It guides the installation of public infrastructure and the County’s zoning bylaws that development approvals must conform to.

To help us prepare for the Workshop, please contact Christina Botas – Haldimand County Planning Department at 905-318-5932 ext. 6209 or email: cbotas@haldimandcounty.on.ca to pre-register for the event.

All are welcome! Have your say in shaping Haldimand’s future. Your ideas and insights are important.

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