Many businesses in Ontario, including some retail stores, recreation and sport facilities, and professional workplaces, reopened on Tuesday May 19th, 2020 after months of shutdown due to COVID-19.
A number of seasonal recreational facilities, such as golf courses, campgrounds, and marinas opened over May long weekend, allowing Ontario the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors.
Below is a list of stores that have opened on May 19th:
When announcing that the province will be entering its next stage of reopening, Premier Ford stressed that businesses should only open their doors if they are ready.
Below is a list of public health measures expected to see from places of employment:
ALL EMERGENCY ORDERS HAVE BEEN EXTENDED TILL JUNE 9TH, 2020.
This includes closure of playgrounds, public swimming pools, bars & restaurants, except takeout and delivery. The restrictions on social gathering of more than five people still remains in effect.
Please check the Walleyes website for an updated list of open businesses in Thunder Bay:
As of Wednesday May 27, 2020 Marshalls, Winners and HomeSense in Thunder Bay are now open to the public with physical distancing measures and other safeguards in place. Please check the stores websites to view the hours of operation.
CLOSURE OF THE TOWNSHIP OFFICE AND CEASE OF ALL NON ESSENTIAL SERVICES
This office is here-by closed to the public until further notice due to COVID-19.
All Non Essential Township Services will cease until further notice due to COVID-19.
Please regularly check the Townships website and social media platforms for daily updates on municipal services regarding the COVID-19.
Information for Residents:
We are encouraging residents who have concerns regarding COVID-19 to find further information on the Thunder Bay District Health Unit website at https://www.tbdhu.com/coronavirus.
If you are exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 please call your family doctor, the Thunder Bay District Health Unit at (807) 625-5900, or Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-767-0000.
Please do not visit the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre for testing unless you are directed to go there by either of the two above authorities.
KAKABEKA WALK-IN CLINIC
Members of the public are advised not to attend the Kakabeka Walk-In Clinic for COVID-19 Testing.
Please contact the District Health Unit, Telehealth Ontario or your family Doctor if you have any symptoms of COVID-19. You will be advised whether or not to attend the assessment centre outside of the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.
The regular installment of the current tax year due May 6th has been deferred to August 7th.
It is our sincerest hope that this helps those out that need a few extra months to figure things out financially. If you are not in need currently, please continue with your payments but know there is a cushion there if need be.
Council will determine the final tax bill due dates at a later meeting.
At present tax payments can be maid via cheque in the mail and through banking institutions. For more information contact the staff at the Township Office.
How to self-monitor:
How to isolate at home when you have COVID-19:
Canada's COVID-19 Economic Response Plan:
Vulnerable Populations and COVID-19:
North of Superior Counselling Programs (NOSP):
For more information visit:
If you have symptoms, please call your family doctor, the Thunder Bay District Health Unit or Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-767-0000