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Durham Region declares state of emergency

Posted on March 24, 2020 12:10 PM

Whitby, Ontario – Today, John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer made the following statement:

“Today, based on information collected over the last few days and in consultation with the Chief Administrative Officer, Regional Emergency Control Group, Regional Medical Officer of Health and Durham Emergency Management, I am declaring a State of Emergency in the Region of Durham.

This is a critical time in our efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19. Cases are climbing across Durham...

Clarington waives property tax penalties for residents and businesses for 60 days

Posted on March 24, 2020 09:16 AM

Clarington March 24, 2020/- To help residents and business owners struggling to cope with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Municipality of Clarington is easing the tax burden. Clarington Council has decided to waive tax penalties and interest for 60 days, starting with the April instalment.

“Council recognizes that our entire community is immersed in an incredibly difficult situation. This is just a small measure to give residents more time to make their tax payment and not stress about...

Clarington closes all playground equipment and play structures as a result of COVID-19

Posted on March 20, 2020 12:03 PM

Clarington March 20, 2020/- The Municipality of Clarington is closing all playground equipment and structures effective immediately. This decision was made based on evidence from the World Health Organization, which states that “…the novel coronavirus may remain on surfaces for a few hours or up to several days, depending on several conditions, including type of surface, temperature or humidity of the environment.”

“We did not make this decision lightly; it is the right thing to do to try and protect...

COVID-19 Update for Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Posted on March 18, 2020 04:37 PM

COVID-19 Latest Updates

The latest update is now posted on Clarington’s dedicated COVID-19 web page.

All of Clarington's municipal buildings and facilities are closed to the public, but many of the services we offer to our residents are still available. Find out alternative ways to access our services.

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CANCELLED: All March Break Camps, Drop-in Programs and Facility Rentals

Posted on March 13, 2020 05:16 PM

COVID-19 Information and Updates

With the recent global developments and growing concerns over the COVID-19 virus, including the World Health Organization’s declaration of a pandemic and Ontario Government’s decision to issue a ministerial order to close schools for an additional two weeks following March Break, the Municipality of Clarington has taken decisive action.

The health and safety of all of our residents is our utmost priority. To help facilitate social distancing and help prevent the spread of COVID-19, Clarington will...

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