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March 17, 2020 – COVID-19 Updates

City of Toronto

    • There have been a number of reports that scams regarding COVID-19 testing are happening across the City. Neither the City of Toronto nor Toronto Public Health is going door to door checking for cases of COVID-19. Tests for COVID-19 are also NOT being offered for sale.
  • There have been changes to City services that are affected and not affected.

March 13, 2020 – City of Toronto to cancel programs and close facilities as COVID-19 precaution

Based on recommendations from Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Eileen de Villa, to help slow the rate of COVID-19 infection in Toronto and protect vulnerable populations including seniors, people with compromised immune systems, and individuals experiencing homelessness, the City of Toronto is cancelling all programs and closing a number of its facilities as of 12:01 a.m. tomorrow.

February 7, 2020 – 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak Community Information Session and Community Event Reminders

Dear Neighbour:


Over the past few weeks, the outbreak of the 2019 novel coronavirus has created uncertainty for people in Scarborough-Agincourt. In light of this, I will be hosting a Community Information Session together with Toronto Public Health representatives regarding the outbreak. The Session will:

January 27, 2020 – January 2020 Wrap-Up – E-Newsletter

Dear Neighbour:

I hope this message finds you and your family well.

This upcoming month will be a busy one at City Hall and in Scarborough-Agincourt. As we head into the month of February, a variety of community events will be taking place within the Scarborough-Agincourt community. Please take a minute to read through this E-Newsletter for updates and announcements regarding our community.

January 26, 2020 – Update – Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) – Wuhan Flu 更新——新型冠状病毒(2019新型冠状病毒)——武汉肺炎 更新——新型冠狀病毒(2019新型冠狀病毒)——武漢肺炎

Update – Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) – Wuhan Flu


On Saturday, January 25, 2020, the first presumptive positive case of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) was confirmed in a Toronto resident who had recently travelled to Wuhan, China.

The novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has been identified at the same time as influenza (flu) is common in Toronto. While the risk of getting infected in Toronto remains low, Toronto Public Health is advising residents to take the usual measures to reduce the risk of the transmitting the flu and respiratory illness, which include: