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Burlington COVID-19 Task Force Meeting 15

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Yesterday we held the 15th meeting of the Burlington COVID-19 Task Force this year since the pandemic began. It was truly beneficial to touch base with so many community partners and share updates, best practices and future plans. Open and timely communication has been one of the hallmarks of our approach here in Burlington, and I know it has helped us keep our numbers low and our residents healthy.

Yesterday’s meeting touched on many topics, from an update on food scarcity in our Food Banks, to the current situation at Joseph Brant Hospital, to how our libraries, restaurants and hydro teams are managing right now. I continue to appreciate everyone’s time, transparency and collaborative support of one another as we learn how to live in a world with COVID-19.

Read the full highlights here: Burlington COVID-19 Task Force Meeting 15 – Action Items and Agenda Final

Highlights from the October meeting, which were not posted as of yet, can be found here with topics including the Movember pink firetruck initiative and the Safe Restart business support program: Burlington COVID-19 Task Force Meeting 14 – Action Items and Agenda

Our next meeting will be scheduled for early December.

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