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Burlington COVID-19 Task Force Meeting 24

Burlington COVID Task Force

Earlier this morning we held our 24th Burlington COVID-19 Task Force meeting.

We heard continued good news about vaccination rates for the general public, hospital staff, and employees in the HDSB school board – as well as great update for the ages 5-11 group that launched last Friday.

We had a presentation from Joseph Brant Hospital with regards to their desire to better support Mental Health and Addiction needs in our community – an initiative well-received by all on the call given how much this need has grown during the pandemic.

We also heard that our community’s food scarcity and other essential needs continue to be significant so support for holiday food drives through our food bank, Wellington Square Church, and the Salvation Army (including related toy drives) will be appreciated more than ever.

Here are the minutes from our meeting: Burlington COVID-19 Task Force Meeting 24

Here is the presentation given by Joseph Brant Hospital: JBH MHA Redevelopment Project- Burlington Task Force Nov 29 2021

I continue to be grateful for the time and insights of this group of community leaders and how they have come together to collaborate so consistently throughout this pandemic. We are very blessed to have such dedicated and caring individuals in these positions, supporting our community.

 

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PLEASE NOTE: To stay updated on what the City of Burlington is doing regarding COVID-19, please visit the dedicated pages burlington.ca/coronavirus (and subscribe) and bit.ly/mayormeedwardCOVID19updates, and our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page — bit.ly/COVID19BurlingtonFAQ that are updated as new information becomes available.

A consolidated page for information and updates on the work of the provincial Ministers’ COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Task Force is available at bit.ly/COVIDVaccineUpdates.

Halton Region has also created a dedicated COVID-19 Vaccine webpage at halton.ca/covidvaccines for up to date information on the status of our COVID19 vaccination program.

A Burlington COVID-19 Task Force has been created to help support our community through this unprecedented emergency — updates will be provided at burlington.ca/COVID19taskforce.

To report an incident of non-compliance with provincial emergency orders, please contact the Halton Regional Police Service COVID-19 Hotline: 905-825-4722.

We’ve also created a dedicated page to feature the local organizations and businesses that have inspired us during the COVID-19 pandemic by taking action to support our community in new and creative ways — head to bit.ly/covidwallofinspiration.

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*Posted by John Bkila, Mayor’s Media and Digital Communications Specialist

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