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  • Coby Pharmacy shares information about their new Curbside Pick-up
        Coby Pharmacy shared the details of how to use their new Curbside Pick-up service.
      Coby Pharmacy shared the details of how to use their new Curbside ...
  • Curious Boutique decorates their sidewalk
        Anne from Curious, Fenelon Falls, took to the sidewalk outside her business to spread chalk messages of positivity during COVID-19.
      Anne from Curious, Fenelon Falls, took to the sidewalk outside her business ...
  • March 21: Photos from the COVID-19 Assessment Centre
        Jamie Schmale, MP for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock, toured the COVID-19 Assessment and Testing Centre at the Lindsay Fairgrounds.
      Jamie Schmale, MP for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock, toured the COVID-19 Assessment and Testing ...
  • March 20: Mayor Letham issues two-part message
        Mayor Letham issued a two-part message to residents in responses to the previous news release regarding payment of bills and utilities and to residents returning to the community from holidays outside of Canada.
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      Mayor Letham issued a two-part message to residents in responses to the ...
  • March 20: Emergency shelters in Kawartha Lakes still a safe haven during COVID-19 crisis
    Whitnall, Catherine, Kawartha Lakes This Week, 20 Mar 2020     While many businesses and services closed their doors, those running area shelters did their very best to ensure theirs stayed open. A Place Called Home's 19-bed shelter was in Level 1 on its protocols, with work from home staff where possible and advanced cleaning regimens. Vital outreach services were cancelled. ...
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    Whitnall, Catherine, Kawartha Lakes This Week, 20 Mar 2020   While many businesses and services closed their doors, those running area shelters ...
  • March 20: Residents in a Bobcaygeon nursing home have tested positive for COVID-19
    Kawartha Lakes This Week, 20 Mar 2020     The local medical officer of health announced that three residents of a long-term care home in Bobcaygeon have tested positive for COVID-19. The confirmed cases were: a male, 89, a female, 94 and a male, 61. All three were residents of Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon and were in isolation ...
    Kawartha Lakes This Week, 20 Mar 2020   The local medical officer of health announced that three residents of a ...
  • March 20: 'They've shown they don't care about us': EB Games open in the Kawarthas
    Sobanski, Sarah, Kawartha Lakes This Week, 20 Mar 2020     Peterborough and Kawartha Lakes EB Games were open Friday for the arrival of two new video games, Animal Crossing: New Horizons by Nintendo and Doom Eternal by Bethesda, leaving some workers to question if the company was doing enough to protect workers and customers against the spread of COVID-19. Animal ...
    Sobanski, Sarah, Kawartha Lakes This Week, 20 Mar 2020   Peterborough and Kawartha Lakes EB Games were open Friday for the arrival ...
  • March 20: Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes fitness providers go virtual amid COVID-19
    Sobanski, Sarah, Kawartha Lakes This Week, 20 Mar 2020     Some fitness providers across Peterborough and the Kawarthas, such as Cathy Steffler of Lindsay-based "Flex Fitness," took their classes online to support residents stuck inside from COVID-19.
    Sobanski, Sarah, Kawartha Lakes This Week, 20 Mar 2020   Some fitness providers across Peterborough and the Kawarthas, such as Cathy Steffler ...
  • March 20: Animal shelters in the Kawarthas limit access during coronavirus outbreak
    Whitnall, Catherine, Kawartha Lakes This Week, 20 Mar 2020     Across Ontario, animal shelters, including those in Kawartha Lakes and Peterborough, significantly reduced services or shut their doors completely in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Humane Society of Kawartha Lakes suspended or limited certain operations at the Lindsay-based shelter. They took surrenders, allowed adoptions, and accepted stray and/or ...
    Whitnall, Catherine, Kawartha Lakes This Week, 20 Mar 2020   Across Ontario, animal shelters, including those in Kawartha Lakes and Peterborough, significantly ...
  • March 19: Special episode of "Stories from Kawartha Lakes" podcast
        Host Denis Grignon spoke to a freelance musician, a church minister, a pizza place owner and a woman and daughter in self-isolation. And the RMH moved its COVID-19 testing area to the Lindsay Fair Grounds.
      Host Denis Grignon spoke to a freelance musician, a church minister, a ...
  • March 19: City Waste Management shared a reminder
        Waste Management reminded the public that items like tissues (such as Kleenex), paper towels, toilet paper and diapers were not recyclable and should be included in garbage.
      Waste Management reminded the public that items like tissues (such as Kleenex), ...
  • Vintage Daisy Antiques offers help for those isolated and in need
        Owners of Vintage Daisy Antiques/Square Peg Woodworking, Coboconk offered to pick up food and items and deliver them for isolated people in the community.
      Owners of Vintage Daisy Antiques/Square Peg Woodworking, Coboconk offered to pick up ...
  • March 19: 'Don't shut down': health unit and CMHA speak to COVID-19 stress
    Sobanski, Sarah, Kawartha Lakes This Week, 19 Mar 2020     The local Canadian Mental Health Association director of programs and the medical officer for the local health unit offered some tips to deal with COVID-19 pandemic stress and reminded the public that mental health services and supports are still available for anyone who needs them.
    Sobanski, Sarah, Kawartha Lakes This Week, 19 Mar 2020   The local Canadian Mental Health Association director of programs and the medical ...
  • Sobeys offers Seniors' Shopping Hour
        Sobeys, Fenelon Falls, implemented Seniors' Shopping Hour to give them a safer and cleaner place to shop during the COVID-19 pandemic.
      Sobeys, Fenelon Falls, implemented Seniors' Shopping Hour to give them a safer ...
  • March 19: Second person in Kawartha Lakes tests positive for COVID-19
    Kawartha Lakes This Week, Kawartha Lakes This Week, 19 Mar 2020     A Ross Memorial Hospital press release stated confirmation of the second positive case of COVID-19 in the City, a woman in her 70s with a history of travel.
    Kawartha Lakes This Week, Kawartha Lakes This Week, 19 Mar 2020   A Ross Memorial Hospital press release stated confirmation of the second positive ...
  • March 19: School boards await word on extending school year
    Whitnall, Catherine, Kawartha Lakes This Week, 19 Mar 2020     Local school administrators remained optimistic that the COVID-19 pandemic would not put the 2019/2020 school year in jeopardy.
    Whitnall, Catherine, Kawartha Lakes This Week, 19 Mar 2020   Local school administrators remained optimistic that the COVID-19 pandemic would not put ...
  • March 19: City reminds residents of alternate payment options for taxes and services
        The City of Kawartha Lakes reminded residents of alternate payment methods available to them for paying property taxes and water/sewage utility bills.
      The City of Kawartha Lakes reminded residents of alternate payment methods available ...
  • March 19: Message from the Mayor
        Mayor Andy Letham updated the municipality in a video message following a Council meeting. Council made provisions to ensure continued essential services, but Council would not meet again until at least the end of April. The Mayor asked for the public to be patient with staff during the COVID-19 pandemic, ...
      Mayor Andy Letham updated the municipality in a video message following a ...
  • March 19: Kawartha parents scramble to find childcare during crisis
    Whitnall, Catherine, Kawartha Lakes This Week, 19 Mar 2020     Kawartha Lakes parents scrambled to find childcare options for after March Break with all schools and public childcare options closed due to COVID-19 and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Kawartha Lakes having closed until April 5.
    Whitnall, Catherine, Kawartha Lakes This Week, 19 Mar 2020   Kawartha Lakes parents scrambled to find childcare options for after March Break ...
  • March 18: Takeout and Delivery in Kawartha Lakes
    Kawartha Lakes This Week, Kawartha Lakes This Week, 18 Mar 2020     Kawartha Lakes This Week asked the public to share where they were calling for takeout and delivery in Kawartha Lakes
    Kawartha Lakes This Week, Kawartha Lakes This Week, 18 Mar 2020   Kawartha Lakes This Week asked the public to share where they were ...
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