The Township of Nipigon has been actively monitoring the COVID-19 situation as it evolves around the world and in Canada.

Please note that all measures being taken by the Township of Nipigon are precautionary.

ALL Township of Nipigon facilities will be closed until further notice.  This is a precautionary measure by the Township of Nipigon due to COVID-19.

The Nipigon Community Centre, the EDGE Arts building, the Nipigon Museum, the Nipigon Public Library, the Nipigon Municipal Office and the Nipigon Public Works Garage are all closed to the public until further notice for precautionary measures.

The Nipigon Landfill Site will remain operating during its regular hours.

Garbage Pick Up and essential Public Works duties will remain as is but the garage is closed to the public.

Please click HERE for hours of operation and COVID protocols of LOCAL BUSINESSES. This document was last updated JULY 9, 2020. If you would like to add your business to this document, or need information in your business listing changed – please contact Suzanne at cdo@nipigon.net

RECOMMENDATIONS

The number one recommendation is to STAY HOME.  If you have to leave your home, please follow these steps to keep yourself and everyone else safe:

  • washing your hands often with soap and water or alcohol-based hand sanitizer
  • sneezing and coughing into your sleeve
  • practice social distancing as much as possible (avoid shaking hands)
  • avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth
  • avoid contact with people who are sick
  • self-isolate if you are exhibiting any symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath)

Nipigon Resident Updates

Regular updates will be provided on the Township of Nipigon website and social media.

Announcement – Ontario doubling limit on gatherings, more businesses to reopen in next phase of COVID-19 recovery plan – June 8, 2020

Announcement – Ontario Helps People Impacted by COVID-19 Get Back to Work – New Programs Focus on Hospitality Workers and Apprentices – May 22, 2020

Announcement – Federal Community Emergency Support Fund – provides financial support for registered charities and qualified organization/local governments that have programming focused on supporting vulnerable populations. For more information on how to apply, click here – May 19, 2020

Announcement – Ontario Announces Additional Workplaces that Can Reopen – May 14, 2020

Announcement – Ontario Eases Restrictions on Retail Stores and Essential Construction During COVID-19 – May 6, 2020

Announcement – Access to Nipigon Marina

Announcement – Service Canada is here to help! EN/FR

Announcement – Park and Rec Closure

Announcement – First Case of COVID-19 Confirmed in the Township of Nipigon

Press Release – Declaration of Emergency

COVID-19: Information for Workplaces

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