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June 17, 2020 – Data shows ActiveTO weekend road closures make room for thousands of people to enjoy physical activity along Toronto’s most popular trails

Today, Mayor John Tory announced that data shows ActiveTO major road closures are making room for people to be physically active along Toronto’s busiest and most popular trails. Each weekend, these closures make space for residents to be outside, physically active and practise physical distancing while enhancing their overall wellbeing.

June 17, 2020 – Toronto Public Health provides expanded guidance to help prepare more businesses and locations for a safe reopening

Toronto Public Health has expanded the number of guidance documents available to help local businesses and community organizations to prepare for safe reopening when the city receives provincial approval for Stage 2 reopening. These documents will provide guidance on adjusting operations to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

June 15, 2020 – COVID-19 Updates – COVID-19每日更新 – 2020年6月15日

COVID-19 Updates June 15, 2020

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day serves to remind us that seniors citizens can be the subject of abuse – physical, mental and/or financial.  It important that we recognize that Elder Abuse is a growing problem and that we should report any instance of Elder Abuse to the proper authorities – Crime Stoppers at 1-800‑222-8477; the Seniors Safety Line at 1-866‑299-1011; the Long-Term Care ACTION Line at 1-866-434-0144; or the Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority at 1-855-ASKRHRA (275- 7472).

June 15, 2020 – Basement Flooding

Toronto Water’s comprehensive basement flooding prevention public education campaign launches today. The campaign strategy is to create both awareness and action – awareness of the possibility of basement flooding, followed by practical tips on what homeowners can do to help prevent basement flooding. The campaign will run for seven weeks. Please see the attached WaterSource for more information.

Flyer: WaterSource-Basement Flooding Public Education Campaign Summer 2020

Website: https://www.toronto.ca/services-payments/water-environment/managing-rain-melted-snow/basement-flooding/

 

 

June 13, 2020 – COVID-19 Updates – COVID-19每日更新 – 2020年6月13日

COVID-19 Updates – June 13, 2020

Mandatory face masks in public – Yes or No

City of Toronto staff will be presenting a report to the June meeting of City Council with respect to whether or not wearing a face mask should be mandatory when a person is out in public.  I am asking you to express your views on this very important issue.  I look forward to hearing your views.  To express your views, please click here

June 12, 2020 – City of Toronto weekend update on services, amenities and ActiveTO

The City of Toronto is continuing to safely and gradually open services and amenities for residents to enjoy this weekend. Residents are reminded to follow public health advice to practise physical distancing or wear a face covering or non-medical mask to protect others when in settings where physical distancing cannot be maintained.

June 12, – Toronto Public Health launches COVID-19 monitoring dashboard

A key role of public health in the battle against COVID-19 is to use current evidence and local data to inform decisions about interventions and measures to keep residents safe and healthy. Today, as progress towards reopening continues to be monitored, the City of Toronto is pleased to launch a new COVID-19 monitoring dashboard. This new dashboard will provide a progress assessment for the local COVID-19 response.