MEDIA RELEASE: COVID 19 - Update 2

print-logo March 13, 2020

For Immediate Release

Friday, March 13, 2020 – 8:30 p.m. – Port Hope 

In consultation with Dr. Lynn Noseworthy, the Medical Officer of Health for the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit, we have made significant changes to our services and programming. Several non-essential municipal facilities will be closed, effective 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, March 14, 2020 until further notice.

Closed facilities include:

  • Jack Burger Sports Complex
  • Town Park Recreation Centre
  • Ruth Clarke Activity Centre for Seniors
  • The Port Hope Public Library (both branches)
  • Port Hope Community Hub
  • The Marketing and Tourism Office (20 Queen Street)

All programs, camps, activities, and rentals that are scheduled to take place in these facilities will be cancelled. Full refunds will be issued to patrons.

As this situation is developing quickly, additional cancellations and closures may be implemented at any time. Please continue to monitor our website and the official municipal social media channels for updates.

Facebook: MunicipalityofPortHope
Twitter: @porthopeinfo
Instagram @municipalityofporthope

Northumberland Hills Hospital will be opening a new COVID-19 Assessment Centre. They are working toward the opening of this Centre within the next 24-hours and will share further details with the community via local media and their hospital website as this work proceeds.

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For media inquiries, please contact: 
Kate Ingram, Communications / Community Engagement Coordinator
905-885-4544 x2248
kingram@porthope.ca