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March 28, 2020 – COVID-19 Updates – 应对COVID-19每日更新 ─ 2020 年 3 月 28 日

COVID-19 Updates – March 28, 2020

 

During this difficult time, in order to lift up spirits and to show appreciation for our frontline, healthcare and essential workers, some residents of Ward 22 Scarborough-Agincourt will be singing ‘O Canada’ outside on their balconies at 12:00 PM on Sunday, March 29th. Community members are invited to join in.

City of Toronto

 Child Care Centres 

  • Emergency child care services are reserved exclusively for children of essential and critical services workers. These child care centres will operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • To be eligible, workers must be required to report to an official work location to deliver the service without the ability to work from home. City staff required to report to an official work location to deliver core essential services are also eligible.
  • The City will commit to child care spaces for eligible families on a first come, first served basis. Eligible workers must complete and submit the online application. They will be contacted by Toronto Children’s Services staff if space is available.
  • For details on eligibility and application and to view a complete list of workers eligible for emergency child care, visit https://www.toronto.ca/home/covid-19/covid-19-social-support/covid-19-child-care-for-essential-workers/.

Garbage, Recycling and Organics Disposal 

  • All personal hygiene/sanitary products, including tissues, wipes, masks and gloves should be disposed of in the garbage.
  • Please ensure that all material placed in garbage bins is bagged, specifically cleaning products such as wipes, tissues/napkins and other sanitary/hygiene products.
  • Garbage Tags are still required for excess garbage/bag-only collection and can be bought online and mailed to your home.
  • Drop-Off Depots (Transfer Stations) are closed to the general public. Garbage, recycling, organics and yard waste from residents will not be accepted. Only those with an existing registered account can continue to bring material to Drop-off Depots (Transfer Stations). No new account requests will be processed at this time. Drop-Off Depots will not operate on Saturdays.
  • Toxic Taxi services and Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) drop-off are suspended. Hazardous waste should be safely stored until services resume.
  • Bin deliveries and bin exchanges are suspended. Existing service requests will be completed once service resumes.
  • All Community Environment Days scheduled in April have been cancelled.

Road, Sidewalk and Bikeway Maintenance 

  • Winter maintenance and emergency road, bridges, bikeway and sidewalk repairs and maintenance will continue.
  • Routine operations including street cleaning, event support, and non-essential repairs and maintenance to expressways, roads, sidewalks and bridges have been deferred.
  • Non-emergency (contracted) road and sidewalk repairs will be suspended.

 

Government of Ontario

  • Premier Doug Ford is calling on big-city residents and snowbirds to avoid self-isolating at their cottages amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Health officials say more lab testing sites are opening and Ontario hopes to be doing 5,000 tests a day by the end of the weekend.
  • Provincial officials are working to protect Ontario’s supply chain to ensure front-line health-care workers have much-needed equipment, like ventilators, masks, and swabs.
  • The province is removing barriers allowing Ontario’s manufacturing sector to redeploy capacity toward the production of healthcare equipment.

 

Government of Canada

  • Prime Minister urged Canadians to continue to practice social distancing, proper hygiene and stay home.
  • Effective noon Monday, March 30, 2020, any individual showing any symptoms of COVID-19 (coughing. fever, etc) will be unable to travel domestically by plane or train
  • Prime Minister urged Canadians to visit the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) at https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/campaigns/covid-19-update.html to begin the process of registering, through their MyAccount, for the various assistance programs. Prime Minister urged Canadians to permit direct deposit into their bank account.

 

 

应对COVID-19每日更新 2020 年 3 月 28 日

 

加拿大COVID-19 感染情况越演越烈。在此艰难时刻,为振奋精神,感谢防疫前线的医务人员和关键部门服务人员,3月29日(星期日)中午12点,士嘉堡 ─ 爱静阁第22区的居民将在阳台上同声齐唱加拿大国歌“O Canada”, 诚邀社区人士参加。

多伦多市府

托儿中心

  • 紧急托儿服务只接收关键服务部门人员的子女。每周7天、每天24小时开放。
  • 要符合条件,工作人员必须需要到正式指定工作地点报到以提供服务,而无法在家工作。市府工作人员如果因为要提供核心基本服务而须到正式指定地点上班,也同样符合条件。
  • 市府承诺为符合条件的家庭提供足够的托儿服务名额,采取先到先得的政策。符合条件的员工必须填写并提交在线申请。一旦产生托儿名额,多伦多儿童服务部的工作人员就会与他们联系。
  • 有关资格要求和申请步骤的详细信息,以及界定有资格使用紧急托儿服务人员的完整列表,请点击:

https://www.toronto.ca/home/covid-19/covid-19-social-support/covid-19-child-care-for-essential-workers/

垃圾、回收和有机物处理

  • 所有个人卫生/洁具用品,包括纸巾、湿纸巾、口罩和手套,都应当做垃圾处理。
  • 请确保将垃圾箱内的所有物品装袋,特别是清洁产品,如湿纸巾、纸巾/餐巾及其他卫生/洁具用品。
  • 如需收集额外垃圾/只限袋装,仍然需要提供垃圾标签,标签可以在线online购买,有关部门会邮寄到家。
  • 废品站(中转站)Drop-Off Depots对公众关闭。不会接受垃圾、可回收垃圾、有机物和庭院垃圾。只有那些已经拥有注册帐户的居民才能继续把垃圾送到废品站(中转站)。此时不会登记任何新帐户。废品站在星期六关闭。
  • 暂停家庭危险废物 Household Hazardous Waste(HHW)的收集与运输服务。在服务恢复之前,应安全储存危险废物。
  • 暂停垃圾箱交付和交换。在服务恢复后,会完成目前收到的服务请求。
  • 取消4月份已安排的所有社区环境日。

道路、人行道与自行车道的维护

  • 冬季维修以及紧急道路、桥梁、自行车道和人行道的维修和维护将继续进行。
  • 常规操作,包括街道清洁、活动支持、以及高速公路、车道、人行道和桥梁的非必要维修和维护,均需推迟。
  • 暂停非紧急(订立合同的)的车道和人行道维修。

安大略省府

 

  • 省长Doug Ford呼吁城市居民和雪鸟避免在COVID-19大流行期间去别墅自我隔离。
  • 省卫生官说,将会开放更多检测中心,安省有望在本周结束前做到每天能够进行5000次检测。
  • 省府正在努力保护安省的供应链,以确保前线医护人员获得急需的医疗设备,如呼吸机、口罩和棉签。
  • 省府正致力于破除障碍,帮助安省制造业重新部署产能,投入医疗设备生产。

加拿大联邦政府

 

  • 总理敦促加拿大人继续保持安全社交距离、注重良好卫生习惯,以及留在家里。
  • 任何出现COVID-19症状(咳嗽、发烧等)的人士,将会被强制取消乘坐国内飞机或火车旅行。该限制将于2020年3月30日(星期一)中午起生效。
  • 总理敦促加拿大民众浏览税务局网站:

https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/campaigns/covid-19-update.html ,通过自己的MyAccount登记各种援助计划,希望加拿大民众通过直接存款方式,使政府补贴直接进入受款银行。