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COVID-19 (2019 Novel Coronavirus) News & Support Information

Southwest Middlesex places the health and well-being of our community first and foremost and offer you the best sources of information concerning Covid-19 (Coronavirus).  The resources below are for individuals, business and industry. 

The Ontario government is allowing certain businesses and workplaces to reopen starting May 4, 2020 as long as they comply with strict public health measures and operate safely during the COVID-19 outbreak. Those permitted to start up include seasonal businesses and some essential construction projects - details can be found through the link below for the Provincial website.  

Below you will first find information relating to local services.  
Following the local service information list are the most important links for you to access.  These links provide factual information from the professionals directly involved in the fight against the spread of COVID-19.

Message from Mayor Allan Mayhew

May 5, 2020  |  April 14, 2020

or Helpful Tip

Need Help Finding Food during the Emergency?

Southwest Middlesex Updates Concerning Local Services and Provincial Orders:
May 19, 2020 - Update 23 - Dog Park and Tennis Courts Open to Public
April 23, 2020 - Update 22 - Extension of Provincial Emergency Orders and New Order Providing Additional Supports for Addiction and Mental Health
April 21, 2020 - Update 21 - Invest in Middlesex Information Share for Tourism Operators
April 9, 2020 - Update 20 - MLHU Media Release -
Physical Distancing Critical During Passover and the Easter Weekend
April 9, 2020 - Update 19 - Affected Municipal Services and Facilities
April 4, 2020 - Update 18 - Solicitor General - Operation of Seasonal Trailer Parks
April 6, 2020 - Update 17 - Affected Municipal Services and Facilities (replaces update 14)
April 3, 2020 - Update 16 - OPP Enforcement during the COVID-19 Pandemic
April 3, 2020 - Update 15 - Business Support from the Business Help Centre (CFDC) of Middlesex County
pril 3, 2020 - Update 14 - Affected Municipal Services and Facilities (replaces update 10)
March 31, 2020 - Update 13 - News Office of the Premier - All Outdoor Recreational Amenities across Province Now Closed
March 30, 2020 - Update 12 - News Office of Premier of Ontario - Province Suspending Time-of-Use Rates for 45 days
March 31, 2020 - Update 11 - Provincial Order - New Provincial Orders
March 25, 2020 - Update 10 - Affected Municipal Services and Facilities
March 25, 2020 - Update 9 - Account Payments: Communication to Residents
March 24, 2020 - Update 8 - OPP News Share - Tips for Business Owners
March 24, 2020 - Update 7 - Increased Use of Household Material & Sewer System
March 24, 2020 - Update 6 - West Elgin News Share - Four Counties Transit Service
March 23, 2020 - Update 5 - Playground Structures Closed Until Further Notice
March 23, 2020 - Update 4 - Self Isolation and Social Distancing
March 17, 2020 - Update 3 - Local Emergency Declaration
March 17, 2020 - Update 2 - Updated message from Mayor and Administration
March 15, 2020 - Update 1 - Message from Mayor and Administration

MLHU - Middlesex London Health Unit
Here you will find the most current details about COVID-19 within Middlesex County and the City of London.  Details on how what symptoms to watch for, who to contact to verify symptoms, total number of local cases, information on how to self-quarantine, what to do if you are returning from travel and much more can be found here.  Also find information and resources for how to re-open a business safely.

Invest in Middlesex COVID-19 Business Resources and Supports
his document contains links to general resources providing information to businesses throughout Middlesex, Ontario and all of Canada.  Included are resources for your employees to access as well as advisory and financial support services.  You can also access additional information at Invest in Middlesex . 

Invest in Middlesex COVID-19 Business Appreciation Video 
provided by the Middlesex Economic Resiliency Task Force 

Also see Middlesex County COVID-19 for additional information

Province of Ontario:

Latest Updates about COVID-19
Here you can find information about how to stop the spread of COVID-19, find information for health care professionals, links to mental health and partner resources, access the business owner information line, learn about additional business supports, submit offers of supplies and innovative ideas, report price gouging, and learn about services affected by COVID-19 such as what is closed, what is an essential workplace along with information and resources on how to safely open a business during the phases of re-opening.

Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Learn how the Ministry of Health is helping to keep Ontarians safe during the 2019 Novel Coronavirus outbreak.  Find out how to protect yourself and how to recognize symptoms.  Details of the status of cases in Ontario, current affected areas, laboratory testing and what to do if returning from travel plus much more.

Government of Canada:

COVID-19 Economic Response Plan
The economic response plan is where to find information on support for individuals, businesses and industries affected by the pandemic.

Coronavirus disease information from across Canada
ere you will find the latests updates, precautionary measures and travel advice affecting all Canadians.  Information includes important restrictions and exemptions affecting you daily.

This page also includes a link to get the Canada COVID-19 app and access to the web version of the app.

WHO - World Health Organization
The World Health Organization contains details on COVID-19 including information on how the virus began and expert guidance from around the world.  This site is the leading health resource for COVID-19 worldwide.  

We are all affected by COVID-19 and our hope is to provide you with the important information that will help you navigate all of the information available.  We wish you good health and new opportunities as we navigate the new normal while we fight this disease.

Contact Us – phone or email staff member or department
Call (519) 287-2015 during regular business hours (Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)
Call (519) 494-0901 for after hours Roads Concern
Water and Sewer - Call in a Water/Wastewater Concern
Report It – use this portal to report a problem
Payments and Penalties - Property Tax Payment Options
Payments and applications may be left in the drop-box located at the front door of the municipal office.

Municipal Office

By Appointment only during the Pandemic

Call us at 519-287-2015

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