Posted on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 03:14 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 at...
Posted on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 09:52 AM
Drop off electronic or household hazardous waste and good quality reusable items, free of charge at our Diversion Days event!
Date: Saturday, August 21 from 8 a.m. to noon (rain or shine)
Location: Don Beer Arena in the rear parking lot, 940 Dillingham Road in Pickering.
Bring your end-of-life electronics such as cellular phones, cameras and computers, for free recycling; and drop off reusable items such as clothes, home décor and bedding. At this event, residents can also safely dispose of household...
Posted on Monday, August 16, 2021 01:16 PM
Whitby, Ontario – In support of Durham Vision Zero, a strategic road safety action plan, the Region of Durham will be implementing leading pedestrian intervals for the existing traffic lights at the intersection of Simcoe Street (Regional Road 2) and Queen Street in Port Perry.
When: August 18. Unfavourable weather conditions may influence the work schedule.
Where: The intersection of Simcoe Street (Regional Road 2) and Queen Street in Port Perry.
Why: The leading pedestrian intervals will improve...
Posted on Monday, August 16, 2021 11:13 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham advises residents of lane restrictions on Bloor Street (Regional Road 22) in Courtice, in the Municipality of Clarington.
When: August 23 to September 10. Unfavourable weather conditions may influence the work schedule.
Where: Bloor Street, from Prestonvale Road to 150 metres east of Prestonvale Road in Courtice.
Why: Construction of sanitary services to support new development.
Note: The Region recognizes that the construction work...
Posted on Monday, August 16, 2021 09:38 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer for The Regional Municipality of Durham:
“This week, Durham Region is proud to be participating in the virtual Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) Conference, from August 15 to 18.
This annual event is an important opportunity to network with provincial Ministers about local issues and advocate for our key priorities. It also gives us the opportunity to connect...