On Friday, March 27th at 9:00am, Mayor Ian Boddy declared a State of Emergency for the City of Owen Sound.
A dedicated page on our website has been provided as a resource to residents and visitors regarding COVID-19, including information pertaining to our State of Emergency .www.owensound.ca/covid19
For details about the current status of COVID-19 in our community, and ways you can protect yourself, visit the Grey Bruce Public Health website.
How to Protect Yourself
Everyone should practice good basic hygiene as a preventative measure to protect against the novel coronavirus and other viruses in this cold and flu season.
wash your hands often with soap and water or alcohol-based hand sanitizer
sneeze and cough into your sleeve
avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth
avoid contact with people who are sick
clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces
stay home if you are sick
Staff is in consultation with the Grey Bruce Public Health Unit on a regular basis, following their guidelines, best practices and recommendations. The City will continue to provide essential services to residents including transit, water services, garbage pickup and emergency services.