A provincewide State of Emergency is in effect as of 1:30 p.m. January 12, 2021

Ontario has declared a second provincial emergency as a result of high COVID-19 transmission rates. The government also issued a stay-at-home order requiring everyone to remain at home with exceptions for essential purposes that will come into effect on January 14, 2021 at 12:01 a.m.

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit (SMDHU) and local municipalities may also implement local public health directions, bylaws, and policies which can exceed the provincial laws and recommendations.

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