Posted on August 26, 2021 10:44 AM
Clarington, Ontario – To protect our environment, Clarington has launched the eco-friendly 4Rs initiative in our facilities to reduce, reuse, recycle and recover waste.
This fully accessible initiative will see a three-stream waste system in facilities with bins accepting garbage waste, mixed recyclables, and organic compost. The bins in the lobby areas are also equipped with tactile raised vinyl mats in front of each one to assist visually impaired residents in picking the correct form of disposal.
Posted on August 23, 2021 01:41 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Health Department is urging anyone who attended the 43rd Annual Jane and Finch Classic basketball tournament, held at the Playground Global facility, 1313 Boundary Road, Oshawa, from Aug. 3 to 8, to get tested as soon as possible. The Health Department has been notified of multiple cases of COVID-19 associated with this event and is having difficulty reaching all players and spectators. The teams and attendees are from all over Ontario and other provinces.
Posted on August 18, 2021 03:58 PM
Whitby, Ontario - Durham Region Health Department is updating eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine to include third doses for individuals most at-risk of serious illness from the virus. In addition, eligibility is being expanded to include all youth born in 2009, allowing youth that are turning 12 later in 2021 earlier opportunities to be vaccinated.
On Aug. 17, the Ontario government announced that third doses of COVID-19 vaccine will be offered to specific vulnerable populations who are...
Posted on August 11, 2021 02:48 PM
Clarington, Ontario – The Municipality of Clarington is pleased to announce the appointment of Mariano Perini as Clarington’s new Director of Emergency and Fire Services and Fire Chief.
“On behalf of Clarington Council, I want to welcome Mariano to Clarington’s senior leadership team as he leads our excellent team of first responders. I’m confident that with his progressive leadership and guidance, Clarington will continue to deliver high-quality fire protection and emergency response services to...
Posted on August 06, 2021 11:49 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Effective August 14, Durham Region Health Department will begin winding down local COVID-19 vaccine mass immunization clinics, giving community members a few more weeks to get their first or second dose at one of these clinics.
Walk-in opportunities for either first or second doses continue to be available at all mass immunization clinics for anyone 12 and older. People are also still able to book appointments at www.durham.ca/vaccineappointment or call 1-888-444-5113....