Date: March 18, 2020
For Immediate Release
COVID-19 – Township of Howick Office Closed to the Public
Due to concerns surrounding COVID-19, the Township of Howick is taking proactive measures to limit the transmission of the virus and are monitoring the situation closely.
To maintain social distancing and minimize the spread of this virus, all Township of Howick facilities including the municipal office will be closed to the public as of
12 pm (midnight) on Tuesday March 17, 2020 until further notice. Closures will be reviewed on March 30, 2020 and further messaging will be provided regarding public access to the municipal office after that time.
Essential services that the Township provides will continue.
This includes waste/recycling pick up, landfill operations and limited building inspections.
Account payments can be made to the Township through mobile banking or by credit card through our website. There is a drop box available at the front door of the municipal office for your convenience.
We thank the public for your cooperation during these closures, and please watch our website (www.howick.ca) for up to date information.
Howick Township encourages social distancing, as recommended by the Public Health Agency of Canada. Please contact the Township via phone, email or online. Please refer to www.howick.ca for contact numbers and emails.
Relying on advice from experts in risk management and loss prevention, Howick Township is committed to doing its part to help slow the spread of this virus. Staff continue to monitor the status of COVID-19 and will provide updates as necessary. In addition, the Township of Howick’s emergency management practices are in place.
For detailed and up-to-date information on the Coronavirus (COVID-19), please visit the Huron-Perth Public Health website.