County Announces Additional Closures in Response to COVID-19

Posted On Tuesday March 17, 2020

WELLINGTON COUNTY, ON - At this time, there are currently no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Wellington County. County officials are working closely with Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health to respond to the situation. 

As more information becomes available, the County of Wellington is making additional changes to slow the spread of COVID-19.

In addition to the operational changes already made, County officials have made the following new decisions on further closures and restrictions, effective at 4:30 pm today: 

  • County Administration Centre closed to public
  • County Social Services Offices closed to public, residents needing social assistance are asked to call 519.837.6274
  • County Garages closed to public
  • County Re-Use Centres closed to the public.  County Waste Facilities will remain open but residents are encouraged to use the Curbside Collection Programme as a preferred alternative to bringing waste to County Waste Facilities.

“At this time, all essential services will be provided and we will continue to operate and support our residents as best we can,” said Warden Kelly Linton.  “The health and safety of our residents and our staff continues to remain our top priority as we navigate through this rapidly changing situation.  The County of Wellington will continue to monitor the situation closely and we will be making all appropriate changes as necessary.”

For the most up to date information, please visit: www.wellington.ca or check our social media platforms. For additional information on COVID-19, and how to protect yourself, please visit www.wdgpublichealth.ca

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Media, please contact:
Andrea Ravensdale, Communications Manager
T 519.546.7578
E andrear@wellington.ca

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