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Service and Information Update

Government of Ontario extends stay-at-home order until June 2


​BRAMPTON, ON (May 13, 2021) – Today, the Government of Ontario announced that it is extending the Provincial stay-at-home order until at least Wednesday, June 2, 2021.

Public health measures

Both the Provincial declaration of emergency and the stay-at-home order have been extended for an additional two weeks to help stop the spread of COVID-19. The stay-at-home order requires everyone to remain at home with exceptions for essential purposes, such as going to the grocery store or pharmacy, accessing health care services, for exercise or for essential work.

The following public health and workplace safety measures remain in effect:
• All outdoor social gatherings and organized public events, except for with members of the same household or one other person from outside that household who lives alone or a caregiver for any member of the household, are prohibited;
• All non-essential workplaces in the construction sector remain closed;
• Capacity limits to 25 per cent in all retail settings where in-store shopping is permitted remain in place. This includes supermarkets, grocery stores, convenience stores, indoor farmers' markets, other stores that primarily sell food and pharmacies;
• All outdoor recreational courts and sports fields, such as golf courses, basketball courts and soccer fields, remain closed; and
• Capacity of weddings, funerals, and religious services, rites or ceremonies are limited to 10 people indoors or outdoors. Social gatherings associated with these services such as receptions are prohibited, except for with members of the same household or one other person from outside that household who lives alone. Drive-in services are permitted.

All other public health and workplace safety measures for non-essential retail under the provincewide emergency brake (i.e., curbside pick-up and delivery only), will continue to apply.

Read more here.

City services and facilities

City Hall and Corporate Facilities
City Hall and corporate facilities remain open for in-person services by appointment only. Walk-ins are not permitted. To book an appointment, visit www.brampton.ca/skiptheline.

City Recreation Centres and Outdoor Amenities
All City of Brampton recreation facilities will remain closed to the public and indoor programs continue to be suspended until further notice.

All outdoor recreational courts and sports fields, such as golf courses, basketball courts and soccer fields are closed. Playgrounds remain open.

Parks and trails remain open. Washroom facilities are available at Chinguacousy Park and Eldorado Park.
 
Virtual Programs 
 
Virtual Fitness
Residents are invited to participate in free 30-minute live virtual fitness classes with trained instructors.
 
55+ Workshops
Brampton residents 55 years of age and older can register for free virtual workshops and join engaging online sessions from the comfort of home. Participants will have the opportunity to socialize, build new friendships and connect online in a safe and structured environment. 
 
Inclusive Virtual Activities and Workshops
This series is a great opportunity for participants with disabilities and exceptionalities to join in activities, learn something new and create lasting friendships with peers.
 
More information regarding virtual program offerings, including details regarding how to register can be found here.
 
Rec At Home
Stay active and engaged at home with self-guided online arts and craft tutorials, accessible 24/7! Learn how to make origami hearts, practice your calligraphy skills and more. Access a variety of Rec At Home activities here, made with love by Brampton Recreation.

Mandatory face coverings

Under the Mandatory Face Coverings By-law, non-medical masks or face coverings are required in all indoor public spaces in Brampton. Public establishments and businesses are required to ensure that masks or face coverings are worn in indoor public spaces under their control.

The by-law exempts certain individuals, including those who cannot wear a mask or facial covering due to medical reasons; children under the age of two; individuals engaged in an athletic activity in accordance with the Emergency Orders. For more information, visit: www.brampton.ca/masks.

Residents and businesses can call 311, visit www.311brampton.ca or use the 311 mobile app for more information and service requests.

Vaccinations

All Brampton residents aged 18 plus are now eligible to book their COVID-19 vaccine appointment. For the most up-to-date information on COVID-19 vaccinations and to book an appointment, visit the Province’s vaccine portal.

Links

Learn more about:
• City of Brampton COVID-19 programming and service updates
• City of Brampton – what’s open, what’s closed
• COVID-19 symptoms
• COVID-19 vaccine
• Testing in Brampton
• How to self-isolate
• Keeping businesses and workplaces safe during COVID-19
• Cases of COVID-19 in Peel