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Madawaska Valley

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Due to COVID-19 the Municipal Office is CLOSED to the public; however still open for business and continues to provide key Municipal services to ensure the safety and well-being of our residents. To speak to a staff member please call 613-756-2747 of email staff between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. 

A complete staff directory is available at madawaskavalley.ca

Payments can be made online or cheques can be dropped in the dropbox on the outside of the Municipal building (please do not leave cash).

 

The Township of Madawaska Valley Community Control Group continues to work closely with the Renfrew County District Health Unit and community partners to monitor to COVID-19 Virus(Coronavirus) and respond appropriately. For the most up to date information and news please visit the Ontario Ministry of Health website at  https://www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus

We appreciate your cooperation and understanding as we work to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in our community.  Please monitor www.madawaskavalley.ca or the Madawaska Valley social media pages for updates.

Notices

May 15, 2020 Mayor's Message (pdf)

May 14, 2020 Federation of Ontario Cottagers' Associations - The cottage country news you need before the May Long Weekend (pdf)

April 29, 2020 Debbie Robinson, Warden, County of Renfrew (pdf)

April 22, 2020, Open Letter from the Mayor to Business Owners (pdf)

April 15, 2020 Mayor's Message (pdf)

April 8, 2020 Mayor's Message (pdf)

April 1, 2020 Mayor's Message (pdf)

March 31, 2020 Renfrew County District Health Unit (pdf)

March 25, 2020 Renfrew County District Health Unit (pdf)

March 25, 2020 Mayor's Message (pdf)

March 17, 2020 Information Update (pdf)

March 13, 2020 Information Update (pdf)

RENFREW COUNTY VIRTUAL TRIAGE AND ASSESSMENT CENTRE (pdf)
Renfrew County has a new pandemic healthcare service to strengthen access to primary care and reduce the demand on our Emergency Departments.
If you have a health concern and don’t have a family physician or access to your family physician, call the Renfrew County Virtual Triage and Assessment Centre at 1-844-727-6404 to connect with care and support from a nurse practitioner, family physician and/or community paramedic.
www.rcvtac.ca 

Community Futures Loan Support for Small and Mid-Size Enterprises in Renfrew County that are impacted by the Coronavirus Pandemic  https://www.rccfdc.org/2020/03/18/covid-19-support-for-small-and-mid-size-enterprises-in-renfrew-county-that-are-impacted-by-the-coronavirus-pandemic/

The Province of Ontario declared an emergency to help contain the spread of COVID-19 and protect the public. Please see the link below for more information.

https://news.ontario.ca/opo/en/2020/03/ontario-enacts-declaration-of-emergency-to-protect-the-public.html?utm_source=ondemand&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=o

FOR MORE BUSINESS ASSISTANCE INFORMATION PLEASE CHECK OUT THE BUSINESS HERE SECTION OF THE WEBSITE

Ontario Energy Board Update: Electricity disconnection ban extended, residential & small business (pdf)

If you or a family member suspect you have symptoms of COVID-19, please self-isolate and contact the Renfrew County District Health Unit at 613-735-8654 or contact Telehealth at 1-866-797-0000.

If you have a fever and/or new onset of cough or difficulty breathing AND
In the 14 days before symptom onset, you have:
• been to a COVID-19 impacted area, or
• you have been in close contact with a confirmed or probable case of COVID-19, or
• you have been in close contact with a person with acute respiratory illness who has been to a COVID-19 impacted area, please delay your visit AND contact Telehealth Ontario
(1-866-797-0000), or your health care provider, or your local public health unit.

How to self-monitor

Get the Upper Hand on Germs 

Prevent the Spread 

Ontario Making it Easier for Public to Stay Informed about COVID-19

Family and Children's Services of Renfrew County 

Be Careful What You Flush from Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA)

Government of Canada COVID-19 Affected Areas Listhttps://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection/health-professionals/covid-19-affected-areas-list.html

Ministry of Health Coronoavirus Information https://www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus

Public Health Agence of Canada Coronoavirus Information https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection.html

Province Suspending Hydro Time Time of Use Rates for 45 Days (March 24)   https://news.ontario.ca/opo/en/2020/03/ontario-providing-electricity-relief-to-families-small-businesses-and-farms-during-covid-19.html?utm_source=ondemand&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=p

Province Launches First Phase of the Learn at Home Portal (March 20)

https://news.ontario.ca/opo/en/2020/03/ontario-helping-students-learn-from-the-safety-of-their-own-home.html

Province Extends Validity Period of Driver Licences, Licence Plates, Health Cards (March 19)

https://news.ontario.ca/mto/en/2020/03/ontario-extending-validation-periods-for-driver-vehicle-and-carrier-products-services-and-health-car.html

District School Board Designates All Schools Free Public Wifi Hotspots (March 24)

https://www.rcdsb.on.ca/en/resourcesGeneral/2020_Newsite/Wifi-Poster-RCDSB.pdf

Government of Canada Information for Business and Supports 

https://www.canada.ca/en/services/business/maintaingrowimprovebusiness/resources-for-canadian-businesses.html

Province of Ontario - Stop the Spread Business Information Line Now Open at 1-888-444-3659

https://news.ontario.ca/opo/en/2020/03/ontario-closing-at-risk-workplaces-to-protect-health-and-safety.html

USEFUL LINKS

• Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health has provided guidance with respect to public health measures and physical distancing
• Ontario’s COVID-19 self-assessment tool can be accessed here
Public Health Ontario developed guidance in English for environmental cleaning for non-heath care settings
• Government of Canada new announcements on COVID-19 can be found on their website
• The Public Health Agency of Canada has updated the affected areas list on their website
• Government of Canada mandatory isolation orders
• Prohibition of Entry into Canada from any country other than the United States orders

• Prohibition of Entry into Canada from the United States orders
• Risk-informed decision-making guidelines for workplaces and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic
• All official government announcements, orders and updates can be viewed via the Ontario Newsroom

• Additional information on COVID-19 can be accessed at www.ontario.ca/beprepared


Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Documents