Posted on Monday, July 24, 2023 09:22 AM
Durham Region Health Department has received notification that adult mosquitoes in Oshawa have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). This is the first mosquito batch in Durham Region to test positive for WNV this season.
The positive batch of mosquitoes were collected from one of the Health Department’s mosquito trap sites located in Oshawa. Durham Region Health Department sets mosquito traps across the region and submits mosquitoes for laboratory testing every week between June and...
Posted on Friday, July 21, 2023 09:28 AM
Camp Molly is coming to Durham Region for the first time this September! Running out of Oshawa from September 14 – 17, the free four day camp will provide selected participants with an inside look at a career in fire and emergency services.
Participants will meet and engage with strong female role models in their community and be challenged, empowered and change the way they see themselves as they rotate through a series of activities based on Firefighter Level 1 training, including: Fire...
Posted on Thursday, July 20, 2023 02:11 PM
Over the last year, the Trail Sustainability Fund has been implemented by the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA), Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), the Township of Uxbridge and Region of Durham at select locations to fund enhanced services and amenities at local trail heads. The partners in the project are collecting parking fees at select parking locations and will use 100% of the proceeds to fund maintenance, and improvements to infrastructure at the trail sites.