From May 30 to June 5, the Town of Georgina is celebrating National AccessAbility Week. This is a week dedicated to disability inclusion and accessibility in Canada. This year’s theme “Disability Inclusion 2021: Leaving No One Behind” is in line with the Government of Canada’s plan to build back better. It expands on the disability-inclusive approach, initiatives and measures the government has taken throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Regional Municipality of York continues to deliver vaccines identified in the Government of Ontario’s COVID-19 Vaccine Plan and is advancing second doses to eligible York Region residents 80 years of age and older, effective Monday, May 31, 2021 at 8:30 a.m.
The Town of Georgina is working to reopen outdoor recreation amenities following the provincial announcement of its Roadmap to Reopen plan. The announcement noted municipalities could reopen some amenities starting Saturday, May 22 at 12:01 a.m. Town staff continue to focus on preparing waterfront parks and beaches for the Victoria Day long weekend.
The Regional Municipality of York is continuing to deliver COVID-19 vaccines to eligible residents as quickly as possible.
Beginning Friday, May 21, 2021 at 8:30 a.m., anyone 12 years of age and older living, working or going to school in York Region is eligible to book an appointment for their COVID-19 vaccination.
The Town of Georgina’s three major waterfront parks – Willow Beach, Holmes Point and De La Salle Beach and Park – are opening with restrictions, with parking lots available to resident pass holders only, due to the provincial stay-at-home-order. Parking lots at Bonnie Park and North Gwillimbury Park will also be by permit pass only. The Town has been planning for the summer months with current provincial restrictions, placing public safety at the forefront.
Warmer temperatures are here and as we head into the Victoria Day long weekend, the Town of Georgina provides the following reminders.
The Regional Municipality of York is continuing to deliver COVID-19 vaccines to eligible residents as identified in Phase 2 of the Government of Ontario’s COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan.
Beginning Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 8:30 a.m., anyone 18 years of age and older living or working in York Region can book an appointment for their COVID-19 vaccination.
Waterfront parks and beaches remain open. You may see some fencing going up at our waterfront parks in the coming days to assist with controlled access and capacity measures. To prepare for opening, the Town is starting to put the pieces in place to get the beaches and parks ready for the upcoming summer season.
Recognizing the current stay-at-home order and provincial guidelines that are in place, the Town is continuing to plan for the summer months.
We’ll be announcing more details soon.
With support from the Town, the Georgina Farmers’ Market will be opening for its sixth season at the Link in Sutton on May 23 at 9 a.m. with strict COVID-19 measures in place.
The Georgina Equity and Diversity Advisory Committee (GEDAC) invites you to complete its community survey. GEDAC is focused on supporting the Town to promote equity and diversity, and making the community a welcoming place for all residents and visitors.
Take a few moments to complete the survey.