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Joint statement from Chair John Henry and 8 Mayors on stay-at-home order

Posted on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 07:11 PM

The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer, and the eight Mayors of Durham Region:

“In the midst of the third wave, we are at a critical point of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Our province is in a state of emergency and the stay-at-home order has been extended.

As Durham Region’s elected leaders, the health and safety of our community is our top priority, which is why we are imploring Durham residents to follow all public health measures and...

Health Department expands eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine to residents 60+

Posted on Friday, April 09, 2021 10:10 AM

Durham Region Health Department is expanding eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine to area residents 60 and older, or those who will be turning 60 in 2021. Eligibility for vaccine now also includes residents 50-plus living in “hotspots” in Ajax and Pickering in several postal code areas as identified by the province including L1S, L1T, L1V, L1X and L1Z. Individuals in the identified hotspots must register for appointments at either the Ajax or Pickering clinics as appointments have been reserved at these...

Health Department expands eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine to residents 65+

Posted on Tuesday, April 06, 2021 11:02 AM

Durham Region Health Department is expanding eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine to area residents 65 and older, or those who will be turning 65 in 2021. While the Health Department recently expanded eligibility to individuals in the Highest-Risk and High-Risk Health Conditions groups and residents in High Risk Congregate Living Settings, it has been determined that there are available spots to now proceed with bookings for those who are 65 and older. Bookings for residents 65-plus will open on April...

Short-term Closure of Brock St. W. Beginning April 6th

Posted on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 01:37 PM

A portion of Brock St. W. will be closed to through-traffic, from Tuesday, April 6th for several days. The road will be closed between Toronto St. and Bascom St. The closure is related to Brock Street Culvert Project construction work. Centennial Dr. will remain closed at the same time. The duration of the closure is weather dependent.

The large crane will move into position on Brock St. and will be used to install pre-cast culvert sections immediately south of Brock St. Once the segments are in...

Durham Region residents 70-plus now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

Posted on Monday, March 29, 2021 03:03 PM

Durham Region Health Department is expanding eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine to residents who are 70 years and older, or those who will be turning 70 in 2021. Appointments for the 70-plus eligibility group will begin at 1 p.m. on March 29. To book an appointment, visit www.durham.ca/vaccineappointment. Residents who need assistance to book an appointment can call 1-888-444-5113. In addition to residents 70 and older, the Health Department will continue to provide vaccinations for the current...

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