COVID-19 Information Portal
Please exercise Physical Distancing and Self-isolation. Stay at Home.
The Town of Collingwood has proactively implemented a number of temporary measures to help get ahead of COVID-19 and to protect Residents, Businesses, and Staff. The Town is closely monitoring the situation and is ready to ramp up Business Continuity and Essential Services Plans in the event that COVID-19 escalates. Town Staff and Council are working hard to safeguard the best interests of the community while continuing to successfully deliver Town Services.
The Town’s critical and essential services, including fire services, drinking water & wastewater treatment, snow clearing, enforcement of priority bylaws, and essential front counter customer services will continue (online and over the phone). The Town has isolated critical Staff so to ensure the continuation of essential services.
- Town of Collingwood's Response to COVID-19
- Customer Service: We are happy to assist you online or over the phone: Call: 705-445-1030, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Alternative Customer Services Opportunities (facilities and in-person customer service desks are closed until further notice).
- Contact Town Council
- Municipal Relief Measures for Residents & Businesses
- Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit
- Stay home
- Avoid all non-essential trips into your community
- Practise physical distancing
- Physical distancing means keeping 2 meters or 6 feet between you and another person.
- Everyone should practise physical distancing to reduce their exposure to other people.
- Everyone should do their best to avoid close contact with people outside of their immediate families.
- Practise proper hygiene
- Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 15 seconds or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
- Sneeze and cough into your sleeve
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth
- Stay home
- Ontario Ministry of Health - Use the MOH's Self Assessment Tool
- Health Canada
- Collingwood General & Marine Hospital - A COVID-19 Assessment Centre is open at CGMH. The purpose is to screen all patients coming to the hospital and should not be considered a testing centre. MORE
- CGMH seeking donations of unused, unopened, & unexpired PPE (masks, gloves, gowns, eye protection). MORE
Information For Businesses
- COVID-19 Business Recovery Resources (Collingwood)
- Business Development Centre in Downtown Collingwood - Get advice from our team of experts
- COVID-19 Social Support (Collingwood)
Ontario Government Updates
- List of Essential Workplaces - Province orders at-risk workplaces to temporarily close
- Electricity Relief to Families & Small Businesses - Province suspending time-of-use rates for 45 days
- $200M for Social Services - Province to support Food Banks, Homeless Shelters, and Individuals
Federal Government Updates
- COVID-19 Economic Response Plan - Federal support for people facing unemployment, are sick or quarantined, low-income, unable to work, seniors, students, and general support for individuals.
- Government Takes Action on COVID-19
- Canada Emergency Response Benefit - provides a taxable benefit of $2,000 a month for up to 4 months