Covid 19 Updates and cancellations

March 13, 2020 at 11:37 am  •  Posted in Uncategorized by

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SELF ASSESSMENT TOOL – If you think you have 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has it, use this self-assessment to help determine if you need to seek further care. If you are having difficulty breathing or experiencing other severe symptoms, call 911 immediately. Advise them of your symptoms and travel history.

Arnprior Catch the Ace has been suspended until further notice

March 17 – Chichester  –  L’Isle-aux-Allumettes – all Municipal Buildings are closed until further notice – including the Municipal Office, the St. Joseph Community Centre, the West Pontiac Connects (Computer Centre); in addition to the Harrington Community Centre and the Upper Pontiac Sports Complex. The Municipal Transfer Sites will remain open during their regular hours; however staff are under strict instruction to distance themselves and will, therefore, not be assisting the public with their waste. Payments for municipal taxes can be made online, through your financial institutions, or via e-transfer.  Cash or cheques can be dropped through the mail slot at the Municipal Office at anyt

March 17 update – All 8 Legion Branches in zone g-7 are closed until the end of March.  they are:  Pembroke Br. 72 – Renfrew; Br. 148; Eganville Br. 353; Barry’s Bay   Br. 406; Deep River Br. 436; Petawawa Br. 517; Cobden Br. 550; Chalk River Br. 562. All sports at Eganville Legion in the branch are on hold at least until Wed. April 8th. The Pembroke Legion is closed until further notice. The Renfrew Legion is closed until atleast April 4th.

as of March 17, 2020 – Renfrew and Area Seniors Home Support Inc. will be closed to all outside individuals including client walk-ins until further notice. Dennis Harrington Executive Director

County of Renfrew – Stay up to date Here

City of Pembroke – update of March 17 – all City of Pembroke buildings will be closed to the general public effective March 17, 2020 for three weeks or until further notice. Essential visits will be by appointment only. Meetings with City staff where appropriate can be setup on a case-by-case basis and will require a health screening process in keeping with established public health guidelines. This service delivery change includes: City Hall; the Operations Department; the Parks and Recreation Department; the City’s Water Filtration and Pollution Control buildings; and the Fire Department – more information City of Pembroke Press releases – more info

Pembroke Symphony Orchestra – we are cancelling our April Concert.  We will be scheduling an AGM Details to follow soon. Please return your current music as soon as possible

Township of Bonnechere Valleymore info

Renfrew Victoria Hospital – March 16, 2020 – One visitor at a time (family only) per patient between 11:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily….more information

Boat Show – Pembroke – The boat show will be canceled until further notice due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Plummer Marine

Township of HortonUpdate of March 16, 2020

Township of Mississippi Mills – Update of March 16, 2020

Town of Renfrew Statement – updated March 16, 2020

The RCI 60’s Reunion planned for  April 25 2020 has been postponed The  Registration funds will be returned..  If you have questions or concerns, please call 613 432 6317

The NeighbourLink Fountain (Arnprior) – updated March 16 will not be accepting donations at NeighbourLink Fountain until further notice.

Eganville curling club will be closed for the rest of this season – effective immediately. This includes draws, bonspiels, fun curling and events.

Kinburn Community Association – Kinburn Community Centre, are closed to the public from March 16 to April 5, at the earliest. Euchres in April sponsored by the Kinburn Seniors at the Kinburn Community Centre are cancelled.

Val Penno Line Dancing Sessions (Valley Booters) are cancelled until further notice

Seniors Active Living Centre (Arnprior) – cancel SALC programming (including the Men’s Shed) indefinitely

Township of Admaston/Bromley more info

Arnprior Regional Health takes new measures to help protect community against COVID-19 and Arnprior Regional Health restricts visitor access, implements active screening and limits building entrances more info

March 19 – effective immediately the License Bureau in the MRC Pontiac Building in Campbell’s Bay is closed until further notice.

Golden Age Activity Center – all events are cancelled – more info

Eganville Seniors Events are cancelled -until at least April 5th, at whitch time we will evaluate the situation.

March 17 – Pembroke 50+ Active Living Centre is closed until further notice.

The 2020 Ottawa Valley Farm Show is cancelled – more info

March 19 – Arnprior-Braeside-McNab Seniors at Home – Friendship Days event is cancelled

March 19 – Eganville Legion Supper is cancelled

March 20 – Eganville Curling Club Trivia has been cancelled

March 20 – The David Francey Concert in Golden Lake is cancelled.

March 20 – Horton Country Dance has been cancelled.

March 21 – Bryson Lions Club Dance is cancelled.

March 21 – Fur Council Workshop – Cancelled

March 22 – Arnprior Lions Lasagna Supper is Postponed

March 22 – Pembroke Legion Dance is cancelled.

March 22 – St. John’s Evangelical United Church, Golden Lake has cancelled worship service.

March 26 — Renfrew Silver Seniors Luncheon cancelled

March 26 – Eganville Legion Supper is cancelled

March 27 – Arnprior Music Trivia is cancelled

March 27 – Arnprior Legion’s Open Mic is cancelled

March 28 – Arnprior Legion Breakfast is cancelled

March 28 – Arnprior Legion Entertainment is cancelled

March 28 – Bryson Lions Club Dance is cancelled

March 28 – Euchre Tournament at the Murray Yantha Centre is cancelled.

March 29 – St. John’s Evangelical United Church, Golden Lake has cancelled worship service.

March 29 – Renfrew County Fiddlers Assoc. Equipment Sale is cancelled.

April 1 – Lunch at St. George’s Anglican Church Pembroke is cancelled.

April 4 – White Lake United Church Supper is cancelled.

April 5 – AGM ZEC St-Patrice is cancelled.

April 26 – St. Mark’s Anglican Church annual Roast Beef Dinner – Cancelled

Township of McNab/Braeside – cancelling all non-essential gatherings. This includes all Township programming and events until further notice. More information here

Town of Arnprior – All Municipal Buildings are closed. More information here

Township of Greater Madawaska Cancellations – full list here

Township of Whitewater list of click here

County of Lanark Staffing and Visitors Release – more info

Ottawa Healthmore info

Click on the Links Below for the latest information:

Renfrew County and District Health Unit

Leeds, Grenville and Lanark Health Unit

The Pontiac

Ontario Health

Government of Canada

The Center for Systems Science and Engineering at John Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland is maintaining a map showing the latest information on the pandemic.