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Weekly Public Beach Report July 30, 2021

Posting beach water as safe for swimming does not override any local and/or provincial COVID-19 restrictions in place related to beach use or public gatherings. All current public health restrictions must continue to followed.

As of July 16, 2021 at 12:01 a.m outdoor gatherings limits for social gatherings and organized public events are limited to 100 people, including members of different households. Individuals are required to maintain social distance of two metres and to wear a mask or face covering when social distancing is difficult. For more information about provincial restrictions, please visit covid-19.ontario.ca/zones-and-restrictions.

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Booster Park Beach – Crowe LakeSAFE for swimming
Centennial Park, Deseronto – Bay of QuinteSAFE for swimming
Centennial Park, Northport – Bay of QuinteSAFE for swimming
Diamond Lake Beach – Diamond LakeSAFE for swimming
Echo Beach – Papineau LakeSAFE for swimming
Fosters Lake Beach – Fosters LakeSAFE for swimming
Frankford Park – Trent RiverSAFE for swimming
Hinterland Beach – Kaminiskeg LakeSAFE for swimming
Kingsford Conservation Area – Salmon RiverSAFE for swimming
L’Amable Lake Dam – L’Amable LakeSAFE for swimming
Legion Park, Marmora – Crowe RiverSAFE for swimming
Moira Lake Park – Moira LakeSAFE for swimming
Riverside Park – York RiverSAFE for swimming
Roblin Lake Park – Roblin LakeSAFE for swimming
Steenburgh LakeSAFE for swimming
Tweed Park – Stoco LakeSAFE for swimming
Wellington Beach – Wellington BaySAFE for swimming
Wollaston Lake Beach – Wollaston LakeSAFE for swimming

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COVID-19 VACCINES IN HPEPH

Individuals 12 and over who have not yet had a first dose, or those who meet the minimum second dose interval are now eligible to attend HPEPH walk-in clinics. To view the schedule, visit the Booking and Eligibility Page.

If you attended a clinic and did not receive an email copy of your vaccination receipt you can download a copy off the provincial booking site at Ontario.ca/bookvaccine.

PHARMACY-BASED VACCINATIONS

Individuals 12 and over can also receive their vaccination at participating local pharmacies. Please visit covid-19.ontario.ca/vaccine-locations for location and registration information.

CURRENT RESTRICTIONS IN HPEPH

On Friday, July 16 at 12:01 a.m., Ontario moved to Step 3  of the the Roadmap to Reopen. We must all continue to follow the public health measures, advice and restrictions. Outdoor gatherings are limited to 100 people in Step 3, and distancing must be maintained. For more information, visit our COVID-19 page.

POTENTIAL EXPOSURE TO COVID-19?

If you are concerned about potential exposure to a positive case of COVID-19, please be reassured that any contacts of a confirmed case will be contacted directly and monitored by public health.

Low-risk and indirect contacts should self monitor for symptoms for 14 days from the time of potential exposure and seek testing if symptoms develop. Low risk contacts do not need to isolate unless symptoms develop, and can continue to attend school/work/daycare while monitoring for symptoms.