Following the province’s announce-ment regarding Ontario’s accelerated move to Step 2 or re-opening, the County of Simcoe will be opening its Service Simcoe Contact Centre for in-person service beginning July 5.
“We are at a critical juncture in our recovery from COVID-19,” said Coun-ty Warden George Cornell. “While we recognize important milestones, the continued presence of the Delta variant in our communities, combined with a plateau in those seeking vaccination in Simcoe Muskoka, means we can’t yet lower our guard, especially as we enter the summer months. Please remain dil-igent and follow all Public Health guidelines. Furthermore, as our Country enters a phase of collective mourn-ing, we encourage residents of Simcoe County to refl ect and contemplate both our history and our future as we look to learn and grow together with our Indigenous friends and partners.”
The Service Simcoe Contact Centre has remained open for telephone and e-mail inquiries through the pandemic.In person service has now resumed at the administration centre, Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.Public access is restricted to the atrium are via the administration centre’s front entrance.
Safety protocols are in place and members of the public are expected to follow the rules.
Brian Lockhart, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, New Tecumseth Times