Posted on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 04:07 AM
A staff member working at the Pines Long-Term Care Home tested positive for COVID-19 on January 20, 2021 following routine COVID-19 testing conducted on January 18, 2021. The staff member is asymptomatic and was immediately sent home to isolate. An additional staff member who was in close contact with the COVID-19 positive employee has been swabbed and has also been sent home to isolate as an additional precaution.
The home area where the staff member was working has been placed in outbreak status...
Posted on Thursday, January 14, 2021 04:18 AM
Thursday, January 14, 2021: The Boil Water Advisory (BWA) has been lifted by the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit (SMDHU) issued to Town of Bracebridge municipal water customers on Sunday, January 10, 2021.
The BWA has been lifted effective Thursday, January 14, 2021.
The District of Muskoka worked closely with many partners to expedite repairs, accelerate test results and implemented several outreach methods to support our community during this water emergency. Thank you to our community...
Posted on Thursday, January 14, 2021 04:13 AM
(Bracebridge – ON) Through funding provided by the Government of Ontario, and in partnership with Hammond Transportation Ltd., the District Municipality of Muskoka (the District) is excited to announce a new transportation service for Muskoka.
The new service, called Rural and Community Connection, connects Muskoka communities east and west while providing timed connections to other transportation networks within and beyond Muskoka. The new service launches on Tuesday January 19th, and will...
Posted on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 04:21 AM
Wednesday, January 13, 2021: Repairs to the water main are complete, the system is undergoing a full system flush, and water testing and sampling is underway.
The Boil Water Advisory (BWA) is still in effect.
Current (Wednesday) Status:
Posted on Monday, January 11, 2021 04:29 AM
(Bracebridge, ON) - On Thursday, January 7, the Premier announced that the online teacher-led learning period was being extended. Students enrolled in publicly-funded schools across Muskoka will now be engaged in virtual learning until January 22, 2021. The Ministry of Education has directed that during the virtual learning period that Emergency Child Care services be established in the District Municipality of Muskoka (the District). This program supports eligible parents of school-aged...