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COVID-19 Information

Updated: March 30th, 9:17 am

The Town of Arnprior and the Emergency Management Team continues to work closely with the Renfrew County Health Unit and community partners to monitor the COVID-19 virus (coronavirus) and respond appropriately. For the most up-to-date COVID-19 information and news, please visit the Ontario Ministry of Health website here.

Residents are encouraged to follow the guidance and protocols of our local experts in Public
Health. The Town is taking further actions to help protect the health of our community and
prevent the spread of the virus.

What to do if you think you may have COVID-19?

Press Releases + Mayor’s Messages

March 30th’s Monday Message from the Mayor

March 27th – Renfrew County Virtual Triage and Assessment Centre Joint Release

March 27th Town Release

March 22nd’s Mayor’s Message

March 20th Town Release

 March 17th Town Release

March 13th Town Release

Town Closures + Cancellations

All Town facilities remain closed to the public, all essential services continue to be offered and all departments are open for business. Please contact staff by phone or email, contact information can be found on the contact us page.

  • Town Hall – Closes March 18th at 4 pm, all meetings have been cancelled until further notice.
  • Nick Smith Centre – Closed, all programs and registration has been cancelled until further notice. Click here for a list of at home recreation options.
  • The Arnprior and District Museum – Closed, all programs and exhibits have been cancelled until further notice
  • Arnprior Library – Closed, All programs have been cancelled until further notice.
  • Stanley Tourangeau Fire and Police Services Building – Closed, fire and police services continue as normal.
  • Arnprior Landfill – Closes March 18th at 4 pm
  • Winter Parking Ban for On-Street Parking has been lifted – If the Town experiences a snowfall(s) between now and April 1, 2020, the ban will be re-instated to facilitate snowplowing and removal operations.  Please watch for any notices regarding reinstatement through the Town’s social media platforms and website.

Garbage/Recycling Collection – there are no anticipated impacts to curbside collection activities. Any updates will be provided as they become available.

For any payments owing to the Town, options include online or telephone banking, mailing a cheque to the Town Hall or dropping off a payment in the secure mail slot at Town Hall located at 105 Elgin Street W, Arnprior. We encourage residents to use these means of payment if at all possible.

How can I protect myself and my family from COVID-19?

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water, or hand sanitizer
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth unless you have just washed your hands with soap
  • Cover you cough and sneeze with a tissue or into your arm, not your hand
  • Stay home if you are sick
  • Avoid visiting people in hospitals or long-term care homes if you are sick

What to do if you think you may have COVID-19?

If you or your family member has a health concern (including a concern related to COVID-19) and need to speak to a physician, please call your family physician’s office.

If you do not have a family physician or cannot access your family physician, please call the Renfrew County Virtual Triage and Assessment Centre at 1-844-727-6404 for care and support from a nurse practitioner, family physician and/or community paramedic.

Contacts

Town of Arnprior
Even though the facilities remain closed to the public, all essential services continue to be offered and all departments are open for business. Please contact staff by phone or email, contact information can be found on the contact us page.

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) – Non-essential Services
During this time, the Arnprior OPP Detachment is not open to the public.  They are screening visitors and are not providing record checks unless required for essential services.  Click Here for more info.

Arnprior and District Food Bank
Leave a message at 613-668-4462 * calls will be returned within 24 hours
Mon from 9:30 am-12 noon * closed STAT holidays
Saint John Chrysostom Church, 295 Albert St, Church basement

Renfrew County Virtual Triage and Assessment Centre
1-844-727-6404

Resources + Programs

COVID & Health Unit Info

Ministry of Health’s Website

COVID-19 Self Assessment Guide

Renfrew County Health Unit

Arnprior Regional Health

Public Health Ontario

At Home Recreation

Resources + Programs For Residents

Click here for a listing of Arnprior Businesses that are open

Emergency Preparedness Guide

Canadian Relief and Stimulus Measures for COVID_19

EI Sickness Benefit

Arnprior and District Food Bank

Electricity Relief

Emergency Funding Available Through Ontario Works

Arnprior – Braeside – McNab Senior’s at Home

Town of Arnprior Payment Deadline Deferral

Healthy Eating on a Budget:
Fruits and Veggies

Protein

Resources + Programs For Businesses

Click here to submit your business updates to the Greater Arnprior Chamber of Commerce

A call for businesses and organizations who can supply emergency products and innovative solutions

Federal Programs for Small Businesses

Provincial Government Announced Support for Businesses

Economic Response Plan: Support for Canadians and Businesses

CFDC Small Business COVID Loan

Non-Essential Business ClosureList of Essential Workspaces
The province has launched a toll-free line 1-888-444-3659 to provide support to Ontario businesses who have questions about the province’s recent emergency order to close at-risk workplaces following recommendations by Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health.

Electricity Relief

Town of Arnprior Payment Deadline Deferral