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Information for North Grenville Residents regarding COVID-19
Last Updated: Friday April 3rd 2020 Jump to Latest Updates

On March 25, 2020, Mayor Nancy Peckford declared a local State of Emergency with the unanimous support of Council and the Municipality’s Emergency Control Group. This is so our Municipality can be prudent, proactive and fully prepared for COVID-19 (Coronavirus). The Declaration provides the Municipality with more tools to make decisions. 

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The Municipality Offices are closed to the public but remains operational to provide essential services and assistance to residents by appointment only.

Please call 613-258-9569 or email  

Core municipal operations including fire, water and wastewater services, waste management, building inspections, and road and facilities maintenance will continue.

The Municipality will continue to respond to the latest developments around COVID-19 through its Emergency Response group, and will keep residents informed and updated as the situation evolves.

Please click on the tabs below for more information.

Protecting yourself and your community:

Please remember that the most effective way to reduce the spread of germs are things you can help control:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water, or use hand sanitizer
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
  • Cover your cough and sneeze with a tissue or into your arm, not your hands
  • If possible, stay home if you are sick
  • Avoid visiting people in hospitals or long-term care centres if you are sick
  • Avoid contact with people who are sick

Key links for more information: 

Ontario Ministry of Health: https://www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus

Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Public Health: https://healthunit.org/coronavirus/ 

Health Canada: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection.html 

See media releases and updates below:

April 3, 2020 NORTH GRENVILLE – North Grenville By-law services are now able to assist provincial authorities under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act.
March 30, 2020 To help protect the health and safety of our staff and the public during the COVID-19 Pandemic, we are asking residents to limit trips to the Waste Transfer Station. Please take advantage of the curbside pick-up instead. If you need to come to the Waste Transfer Station…
March 26, 2020 NORTH GRENVILLE – All thirteen municipalities within the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville are implementing a TOTAL OPEN-AIR BURN BAN. “In support of a County-wide protective measure for all first responders, the North Grenville Fire Service is implementing a complete burn ban in the Municipality of…
March 26, 2020 NORTH GRENVILLE - Playgrounds and sports fields in North Grenville are now closed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
March 25, 2020, 4:00 pm North Grenville - Mayor Nancy Peckford has declared a State of Emergency for the Municipality of North Grenville in support of provincial efforts. This decision is unanimously supported by Municipal Council and the Emergency Control Group. The declaration of a municipal emergency is part of…
March 24, 2020 North Grenville – In response to ongoing developments related to COVID-19 (coronavirus), including the closure of non-essential businesses, North Grenville Mayor Nancy Peckford and Council have announced financial relief measures for residents and businesses. 
March 17, 2020, 5:00 pm NORTH GRENVILLE – Earlier today, March 17th, the Government of Ontario declared a State of Emergency in an effort to enhance measures to help contain the spread of COVID-19. By declaring of State of Emergency, public and private facilities including libraries, daycares, gyms, recreation centres,…
Municipal Update - March 16, 2020 | 5:30 pm Information for North Grenville Residents regarding COVID-19The Municipality of North Grenville held an Emergency Management meeting today to review and update its precautions regarding COVID-19. The Municipality remains operational to provide essential services and assistance to residents by appointment only.
Friday, March 13, 5:15 pm Message from Mayor Nancy PeckfordNorth Grenville, Ontario On behalf of myself and my Council colleagues, I want to take this opportunity to highlight what the Municipality of North Grenville is doing in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic (or Coronavirus).
March 12, 2020 Information for the Public regarding COVID-19 The risk of exposure to the COVID-19 continues to be low in the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark area. As the situation continues to evolve, please refer to the websites listed below for up-to-date and credible information.
March 11, 2020 The following Statement was issued by the government of Ontario re: Enhancing COVID-19 Protections for Long-Term Care Residents, Families and Staff.