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As this is an evolving situation, we continue to remind people of the importance of using credible sources to stay informed, and encourage others to do the same. In order to keep up to date with official information, please refer to the following sources:

Township of Rideau Lakes

To receive regular updates to your inbox please subscribe to Rideau Lakes Community COVID-19 e-News.

The Municipal Office in Chantry is closed to the Public.  Township business may be conducted by phone or email.

March 27 Rideau Lakes Community COVID-19 e-News (Council e-meeting,bag tags, tax payments)

March 26 Rideau Lakes Community COVID-19 e-News

March 25 Fire Chiefs declare County-wide Total Fire Ban:  Details on the Fire/Emergency page

March 25 Mayor declares a municipal State of Emergency for Rideau Lakes:  Declaration Notification

March 19 Message from Mayor Hoogenboom:  Mayor Message – March 19-2020

March 17 Media Release:  Rideau Lakes – COVID-19 #2

March 13 Media Release:  Rideau Lakes – COVID-19 #1

United Counties of Leeds & Grenville

March 24 Media Release:  Emergency Control Group Update

Small Business Resources:  https://invest.leedsgrenville.com/en/contacts-news-events/covid-19.aspx

Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit

March 26 Media Release:  First Person with Confirmed COVID-19 Reported in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark

March 24 Media Release:  Slowing the Spread of COVID-19 While Grocery Shopping

March 20 Media Release:  Health Unit Encourages Social Distancing in Leeds Grenville

Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Public Health:  https://healthunit.org/coronavirus/

Local Hospital Information

Brockville General Hospital:

BGH COVID-19 Information

BGH Visiting Restrictions

Perth & Smiths Falls District Hospital:

PSFDH Website

PSFDH March 23 Update

Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KGH and Hotel Dieu):

Kingston Health Sciences Centre COVID-19 Information

Government of Ontario

March 26 News Release:  Ontario’s Action Plan: Responding to COVID-19

March 25 News Release:  Stop the Spread Business Information Line Now Open

March 24 News Release:  Ontario Providing Electricity Relief

March 24 News Release:  Ontario Implements Enhanced Measures to Protect the Safety of Residents in Long-Term Care Homes

March 23 News Release:  Ontario Orders the Mandatory Closure of All Non-Essential Workplaces

March 23 News Release:  Ontario Significantly Enhancing COVID-19 Screening Measures and Supports

Self-Assessment Tool : https://www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus

Pubic Health Ontario:  https://www.publichealthontario.ca

Government of Canada

Health Canada: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html

How to Help

March 26:  United Way Leeds Grenville

March 24:  How to Help Food Banks