Posted on Monday, January 03, 2022 09:00 AM
January 3, 2022 (Bracebridge, ON) – Testing has confirmed new positive COVID-19 resident cases and additional staff cases at the Pines Long-Term Care Home (the Pines).
The Pines remains in outbreak status until further notice. Thank you to our dedicated staff, Pines residents and families for their support and patience during these challenging times as visiting restrictions continue to keep our residents safe.
Status of Cases
Posted on Monday, January 03, 2022 06:54 AM
Monday, January 3, 2022 (Bracebridge, ON) - Earlier today, the Premier announced that schools would remain closed to in-person learning. Students enrolled in publicly-funded schools across Muskoka will now be engaged in virtual learning effective Wednesday, January 5, 2022.
The District Municipality of Muskoka has begun to work with child care centre operators, school boards, the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, and the Province to re-establish Emergency Child Care. Re-establishing...
Posted on Friday, December 31, 2021 09:36 AM
December 31, 2021 (Bracebridge, ON) -- This week five (5) staff members at The Pines Long Term Care Home (the Pines) tested positive for COVID-19, and the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has placed the Home under outbreak status. All staff who tested positive are symptomatic and are isolating at home.
The Pines staff is working with Public Health, and following their guidance, 95 residents are being isolated in their rooms as a precaution.
We want to thank all our staff, residents...
Posted on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 06:22 AM
December 22, 2021 - Muskoka, ON - The holiday season is filled with joy and giving – but unfortunately, it’s also a season filled with trash.
Want to do your part to reduce holiday waste? Make sure you keep your blue box off the naughty list.
Muskoka’s Blue Box Naughty List
These items are not recyclable in Muskoka’s program – please keep your blue box off the naughty list, and keep these items out of your recycling:
x masks and gloves
Posted on Thursday, December 09, 2021 05:59 AM
December 9, 2021 (Muskoka, ON) - Bi-weekly garbage collection means winter has arrived in Muskoka. As we prepare for the months ahead, our goal is to provide consistent waste collection during challenging Muskoka winter conditions and we need your help!