Yesterday, following consultation with Brampton City Council and on the recommendation of the city’s emergency management team, Mayor Patrick Brown declared
The decision was made as a way to support the Province of Ontario and
“Today’s declaration supports the city’s ongoing emergency response efforts by allowing more flexibility and speed as we take action to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19. We are taking the necessary steps to protect our community and the city will spare no measure in doing so. We all have a responsibility in this, so at this time please stay home. We will get through this together as a city,” says Brown.
As of now, 19 individuals from Brampton have been diagnosed with COVID-19, one being a Brampton Transit driver.
The City of Brampton has assured residents that it will continue to provide vital day-to-day services like Brampton Transit, Fire and Emergency Services, and By-law and Enforcement that ensures emergency service access across the city.
Are you worried you have COVID-19 or that you might be at risk? Take this self-assessment from the government of Ontario here: https://covid-19.ontario.ca/self-assessment/.
Read about the new Peel Memorial COVID-19 assessment centre, including symptoms and criteria for using it, here.
For further information on COVID-19, visit www.peelregion.ca/coronavirus.
To see current City of Brampton updates and FAQs on services and facility and programming closures, please visit www.brampton.ca/covid19.