Date: Jul 17, 2020
For Immediate Release,
July 17, 2020
On Monday, July 13th, 2020, Premier Ford announced that beginning Friday, July 17th, 2020 select regions would be moving to Stage 3 of their reopening plan, which includes the County of Wellington.
The Town of Erin has closely monitored the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation and adapted accordingly, to ensure the health and safety of residents and staff remain a top priority.
We are pleased to announce that effective Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020 all Town of Erin facilities will be opening to the public; this includes Town Hall and recreational facilities and playgrounds.
Upon entering Town of Erin facilities, please be advised that face covering are mandatory as per section 22 of Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health's class order and physical distancing measures have been put in place. Upon entering the building, patrons will be asked to wear a face covering, sanitize their hands and fill out a self-assessment questionnaire - confirming you are not currently experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms.
Staff are working towards opening all play structures for Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020, all playground equipment will be cleaned and sanitized prior to opening. Once they are opened, equipment will not be regularly sanitized, please clean your hands before and after use, do not enter if you are sick and minimize physical contact between children.
As we transition back to allowing public access, we ask that you please be patient as there may be longer than usual lines, due to the reduced number of people allowed to enter the building. To help limit the spread of the virus, staff will not be accepting cash, credit and debit will continue to be accepted. For your convenience, all services will continue to be offered over the phone and online or by dropping off payment at the Town's 24/7 secure drop box. Please visit www.erin.ca or call 519.855.4407.
Thank you for your cooperation and patience during these unprecedented times and we look forward to welcoming you back into Town facilities.
Stay connected in the Town of Erin's response to COVID-19 by visiting: www.erin.ca/newsroom/news-releases/covid-19