What to Expect when visiting Municipal Facilities

Staff will ensure that Public Health directives are followed for people using the facilities. Here are some details when using municipal facilities.  Please delay your visit to these facilities if you feel unwell. 

As of March 21, 2022, masking requirements is lifted for all Municipal facilities - see the relevant release here.


 

Measures currently in Effect:

All Municipal Facilities:

-        Removal of capacity limits

-        Meeting room rentals available

-        Masking requirements remain in place

-        Enhanced cleaning measures continue, including sanitizing and disinfecting high touch surfaces and common areas such as washrooms

 

Recreational Facilities:

-        Removal of capacity limits (except for spectators at sporting events, where capacity limit is 50% of usual seating)

-        Pre-registration still required for programs (health club, swim programs such as aquafit, lane swims and public swims, landfit, pickleball), including those that have memberships (programs are live on Active Net for pre-registration)

-        Walking track open with no pre-registration required 

-        Seniors’ cards  resumed

-        Seniors’ shuffleboard and table tennis resumed

-        Proof of vaccination requirements lifted

-        Masking requirements remain in place

-        Enhanced cleaning measures continue, including sanitizing and disinfecting high touch surfaces and common areas such as washrooms

-        Pre-registration no longer required for programs

-        Swim Memberships available for purchase

-        Re-starting programs that have been on hold since the beginning of the pandemic (including Kinder Gym and Drop-In Gym) beginning March 19

 

For more information about COVID-19 and vaccines visit the Grey-Bruce Health Unit website https://www.publichealthgreybruce.on.ca/COVID-19.


 

Municipal Administration Centre 

While the public is encouraged to continue to use online services whenever possible, here’s what those who would prefer to visit in person can expect:  

Patrons can continue to expect to follow Public Health directives, including, but not limited to; physical distancing when possible, self screening for symptoms, and properly wearing a face covering/mask when possible, unless exempt under the legislation.   

  • Safety precautions will be in place at the municipality, including signage, hand hygiene stations, plexiglass barriers, physical distancing markers, enhanced cleaning, and designated meeting spaces; 

  • Staff will be wearing face coverings while meeting with the public and members of the public will be required to do so as well. There willbe some available if needed upon your arrival; 

  • If you will be at an appointment which will be longer than 15 minutes in length, you will be required to sign in for contact tracing purposes 

  • Washrooms at the Municipal Administration Centre will be closed to the public 

  • Access to Treasury, Legislative Services and Office of CAO will be made through the front (north-facing) door 

  • Access to Development Services or Public Works will be made through the back (south-facing) door 

  • Service for one customer at a time in each department (your patience is appreciated)

 

Davidson Centre & Tiverton Sports Centre 

Patrons can continue to expect to follow Public Health directives, including, but not limited to; physical distancing when possible, self screening for symptoms, and properly wearing a face covering/mask when possible, unless exempt under the legislation.   

 

  • Patrons should delay their visit to these facilities if they are experiencing symptoms such as fever, new cough, shortness of breath or sore throat, have travelled outside of Canada in the last 14 days and have been advised to quarantine or have been in close contact with a person with a confirmed or probable case of Covid-19. 

 

Entry into Davidson Centre 

  • Participants for all programs, including Health Club users, must enter through the main entrance (Entrance A) at the front of the building. Users must not arrive any earlier than 30 minutes prior to rental time. 

 

The Waste Management Centre 

The Waste Management Centre at 437 Sideroad 15 remains open, but residents are still encouraged to use curb side pickup where possible.  

 


Resources: 

Grey Bruce Public Health Unit

https://www.publichealthgreybruce.on.ca/COVID-19

Public Health Ontario

https://www.publichealthontario.ca/

World Health Organization

https://www.who.int/

Government of Canada

https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection.html

Ministry of Health and Long term care

http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/

South Bruce Grey Health Centre

https://www.sbghc.on.ca/

Brockton Area and Kincardine Family Health Teams

https://bakfht.ca/

Ministry of Health Q&A document on proof of vaccine for businesses and organizations.

The Human Services Department for Bruce County has compiled a collection of topics , everything from Children's Services, Food Support, Housing and Income. Resources for the various topics are included, and the County's contact information is also provided if needed.
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