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Posted Saturday, 04 April, 2020

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) encourages businesses and individuals to voluntarily comply with the short-term restrictions introduced by the federal and provincial governments to combat the spread of COVID-19.
While education, awareness and compliance are preferred options, officers will apply discretion to lay charges under the provincial Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA)
Enforcement actions can include offences relating to:
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Posted Thursday, 02 April, 2020

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 Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH) is seeking help from the community to increase quantities of personal protective equipment (PPE) during the COVID-19 pandemic.  As the hospital gets further into this pandemic and as guidelines change for PPE, the need for more supplies is growing.
Specifically the hospital is looking for:

  • N95 Masks
  • Surgical/Procedure Masks
  • Isolation Gowns
  • Sealed...
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Posted Tuesday, 31 March, 2020

Front-Closure-MapThe second phase of the Front Street Reconstruction project gets underway this week as road construction projects were deemed essential by the Province of Ontario to continue during the COVID-19 pandemic.  
“As we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, the City is reviewing all capital projects in order to evaluate what needs to move forward in the best interests of our community. The Front Street Reconstruction project is a vital infrastructure project...

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Posted Friday, 27 March, 2020

ETF_49zXsAAp-3MThe City of Orillia continues to review services and implement measures to further assist Orillia citizens, businesses and community organizations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The following measures have been put in place to further assist the community:

  • All pre-purchased April Orillia Transit passes and April municipal parking permits will be honoured through to the end of May 2020.
  • Suspension of all water shut-offs due to non-payment of water bills...
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Posted Friday, 20 March, 2020

ETF_49zXsAAp-3MToday, March 20, 2020, at 8:27 p.m. Mayor Steve Clarke declared a State of Emergency in response to COVID-19 in the City of Orillia.
“This is indeed an unprecedented time that most of us never have experienced in our lifetime. Declaring a state of emergency is not done to incite panic, but to demonstrate how necessary meaningful action by everyone is. It also allows our city to dedicate more resources and be in a better position to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19...

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