March 16, 2020

Health Department – Health Hazard Notification System

You are receiving this message from the Halton Region Health Department. Please provide a copy of the attached memo to all staff in your facility. For general information, please call 311, 905-825-6000 or toll free at 1-866-442-5866.

Dear Child Care Administrators,

At a media briefing this afternoon, Dr. David Williams, Chief Medical Officer of Health, directed that all child care centres be closed, effective immediately.

We appreciate the difficulty this poses for many of you and the families you serve. We will inform you as soon as possible should we find out further details related to this direction. Please ensure you communicate this message to your staff and the families you serve.

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Dr. Hamidah Meghani
Medical Officer of Health
Halton Region

March 16, 2020