The municipality’s Emergency Management Office (EMO) is working very closely with provincial partners at Health and Wellness and NS EMO to respond to and mitigate the impacts of COVID-19.
The municipality is committed to taking important steps in reducing the spread of COVID-19.
As part of the collective effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, municipal staff who can work from home have been directed to do so. This is part of an overall public health strategy to help safeguard the health of others, particularly the most vulnerable in our communities, by reducing the number of our employees in the workplace where possible while still maintaining operations.
Exercising protective measures like regular, proper hand washing and practising social distancing will help defend against illness - as well as reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19.
Message from Mayor Mike Savage and CAO Jacques Dubé: Together, we’re facing a serious public health crisis. We need to listen and act on the direction of public health authorities. Simply put, by doing your part, you will help save lives. And while it is important that we remain physically apart from one another, we’ve never been stronger together than we are now, at this moment. Read more …
Information regarding municipal programs and services, as well as provincial health messages will be shared via Twitter @hfxgov, public service announcements and our website.
For all health related messages, please visit the Nova Scotia Health and Wellness website.