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...

Durham Region moves to province-wide shutdown

Posted on Thursday, April 01, 2021 05:20 PM

Durham Region moves to province-wide shutdown

Whitby, Ontario – Today, the Province of Ontario announced that—as of Saturday, April 3—Ontario will be imposing the “emergency brake”; and will enter into a province-wide shutdown for at least four weeks, due to concerning trends in public health indicators.

This also means the current COVID-19 response framework “Keeping Ontario Safe and Open” will be paused when this province-wide emergency brake comes into effect. 

When: Effective Saturday, April...

Township Page, Cosmos April 1, 2021

Posted on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 03:12 PM

The April 1, 2021 issue of the Township page 2 of the Cosmos newspaper is now available for viewing.

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 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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