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Posted On Monday, March 30, 2020

COVID-19 state of emergencyWhat does life during a state of emergency look like? What steps can individuals take to help prevent the spread of COVID-19?
View our helpful guide  to the changes in how we deliver municipal services during this time.
A state of emergency means:
The Town has access to additional resources from county, provincial and federal governments
We’re focusing on delivering essential services during this time
What can you do?
Stay home: ...

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Posted On Sunday, March 29, 2020

Saugeen Shores Police Service prepared to enforce new restrictions
The Town of Saugeen Shores and Saugeen Shores Police Service are notifying the public of a new provincial mandate now in effect, which bans gatherings of more than five people. Local authorities stress that this new restriction, along with other provincial and federal orders to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, is enforceable by law.
The new emergency order, issued under the Emergency Management and...

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Posted On Friday, March 27, 2020

Posted on behalf of the Physician Recruitment Committee:   Local doctor will renew prescriptions and give telephone advice for orphaned patients       Dr. Don McCulloch has offered his services to assist Saugeen Shores' local health care system in these unique and trying times. He has agreed to speak with patients via telephone to help keep orphaned patients and non-Saugeen Shores residents out of the local emergency department.    ...
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Posted On Thursday, March 26, 2020

A Special Council Meeting will be held on Monday, March 30, at 6:30 p.m. at the Municipal Office at 600 Tomlinson Drive, Port Elgin.
The purpose of this Special Council Meeting is to address matters related to the COVID-19 pandemic, more particularly:
Electronic Meetings Procedures
Delegation of Authority during COVID-19 pandemic
Appointment of Acting Chief Administrative Officer during COVID-19 pandemic
During this open meeting of Council, physical distancing...

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Posted On Wednesday, March 25, 2020

March 27, 2020 update: The Town is asking residents to hold on to their blue box materials for the next week or two, as Bruce Area Solid Waste Recycling is very close to having a solution in place to get those materials to another facility.   Please do not put recycling out with your regular garbage in the meantime, as it would need to have a bag tag to be picked up. If you can’t store recyclables, you can put them out on your normal recycling day for disposal...
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