NEWS RELEASE: Town of Smiths Falls Taking Steps To Prevent Spread Of COVID-19

Smiths Falls – While there continues to be no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in our region, we believe it is both prudent and responsible to play an active role in limiting the possible spread of the virus.

In alignment with the decision to close Ontario public schools (including day care facilities within schools) and with guidance from the Health Unit, effective Tuesday, March 17, the following municipally owned facilities will be closed to the public until further notice:

All departments remain functional and will continue to interact with the public by phone and/or email. This afternoon’s Committee of the Whole and Council meetings will proceed as planned.

Any private functions or events that are scheduled to be held at the above-mentioned facilities will also be cancelled.

In addition, effective Wednesday, March 18, The Child Development Centre at Thurber Street will be closed, until further notice.

Town of Smiths Falls staff and Council members remain available and can be reached by email or telephone.

Billing or payments to the Town, including your water bill, taxes, or parking tickets, can be made using the drop box in front of Town Hall, or done online or at your local bank.

For additional information on COVID-19, please contact the Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit at 1-800-660-5853 or visit their website at healthunit.org/coronavirus.

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For further information, please contact:
Malcolm Morris, CMO
Chief Administrative Officer
Town of Smiths Falls
77 Beckwith St N, Box 695
Smiths Falls, ON K7A 2B8
613-283-4124 ext. 1104
mmorris@smithsfalls.ca