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Explore Clarington's outdoor trails, parks and fishing spots safely

Posted on April 09, 2021 02:03 PM

Clarington, Ontario –  As we head into a week-long April break, Clarington has lots of opportunities for residents to enjoy the open air and embrace a world of adventure safely, outdoors and in our community. As we cope with another Provincial State of Emergency and all its corresponding restrictions, there are lots of outdoor trails, parks and fishing activities for residents to explore without leaving our community.

"With this beautiful weather, Clarington has vast outdoor open spaces for...

Ontario declares state of emergency, issues stay-at-home order

Posted on April 07, 2021 04:42 PM

Whitby, Ontario – This afternoon, the Province of Ontario declared a state of emergency and issued a province-wide stay-at-home order, beginning Thursday April 8.   

When: Further restrictions go into effect on Thursday, April 8 at 12:01 a.m. and will remain in place for at least four weeks.  

What: In addition to the emergency brake measures, further restrictions in the stay-at-home order include, but are not limited to:

  • Discount and big box stores will be...

Durham Region administers over 107,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines

Posted on April 07, 2021 08:36 AM

Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Health Department and Lakeridge Health have reached a milestone in the delivery of COVID-19 vaccines with over 107,000 doses being administered to area residents. As of April 4, 106,052 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered at community and hospital clinics, and 1,371 doses have been administered to area residents through mobile clinics.

“This is a tremendous accomplishment that we’re happy to report and we extend our thanks to Lakeridge Health for their...

Changes to the waste collection schedule for statutory holidays

Posted on March 29, 2021 12:41 PM

Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents of changes to the scheduled curbside waste collection due to the upcoming statutory holidays.

When and where: Residents of Ajax, Brock, Clarington, Pickering, Scugog and Uxbridge who have curbside collection scheduled for Friday, April 2, will have their waste collected the following day on Saturday, April 3.

Oshawa and Whitby residents with blue box collection scheduled for Friday, April 2, will have their recyclables...

Durham Region residents 70-plus now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

Posted on March 29, 2021 12:01 PM

Whitby, Ontario - Durham Region Health Department is expanding eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine to residents who are 70 years and older, or those who will be turning 70 in 2021. Appointments for the 70-plus eligibility group will begin at 1 p.m. on March 29. To book an appointment, visit Residents who need assistance to book an appointment can call 1-888-444-5113. In addition to residents 70 and older, the Health Department will continue to provide...

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