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Health Unit - Province Hits Emergency Brake & How this Affects LGL

Posted on Tuesday, April 06, 2021 11:11 AM


April 1, 2021

Province Hits Emergency Brake: How this Affects Leeds, Grenville and Lanark

On April 1, 2021 the government of Ontario announced that the entire province will be going into a province-wide emergency brake shut down as of Saturday, April 3rd, 2021. This regulation will be in effect for 4 weeks.

The province wide emergency brake would put in place time-limited public health and workplace safety measures to help to stop the rapid transmission of COVID-19 variants in...

Lanark County - OVRT Re-opened to Motorized Vehicles

Posted on Tuesday, April 06, 2021 10:16 AM

The OVRT (Ottawa Valley Recreational Trail) is now re-opened to all users, including motorized vehicles, effective Saturday, April 3rd, 2021.  In accordance with the OVRT Trail Management Plan, the trail was closed to motorized users on March 16, 2021 to allow for the annual spring dry out.  For further information on the OVRT please see below:
Phone: 613-267-1353

Council and Committee of the Whole Agendas - April 6, 2021

Posted on Thursday, April 01, 2021 04:13 PM

A Council meeting will be held on Tuesday April 6, 2021 at 6:00 pm with the Committee of the Whole  meeting following immediately after Council. To access the agendas please visit:  and click on the meeting date in the calendar.  Council Chambers are still closed to the public but meetings will be livestreamed on the municipal website. To access the livestream please click on the link above.

Ontario Implements Provincewide Emergency Brake

Posted on Thursday, April 01, 2021 03:38 PM

Province of Ontario News Release

Ontario Implements Provincewide Emergency Brake

April 1, 2021

All 34 Public Health Unit Regions to Move into Shutdown

TORONTO —The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts, is imposing a provincewide emergency brake 

as a result of an alarming surge  in case numbers and COVID-19 hospitalizations across the province. The provincewide emergency brake will be effective Saturday, April 3, 2021, at 12:01 a.m. and...

Health Unit - Available Services Over Easter Weekend

Posted on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 08:00 AM


March 30, 2021

Health Unit Services Over Easter Weekend

The following services will be available over Easter Weekend – Friday, April 2 to Monday, April 5, 2021 :

  • Health Unit phone lines will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call 1-800-660-5853
  • The local Leeds, Grenville, Lanark COVID-19 Vaccine Booking Centre will be closed on Friday, April 2 and Sunday, April 4. It will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 3 and Monday, April 5 for individuals 70+, and individuals...

Honour and Hope

From the Office of the Mayor - March 31st Remembering those we've lost to COVID 19

Posted on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 06:47 PM

Tomorrow, March 31st , is a sombre anniversary marking one year since we learned of the first local death attributed to Covid-19.   Flags at all municipal facilities will be lowered to half-mast tomorrow to honour the parents and grandparents, sisters and brothers, friends and neighbours we have lost to the pandemic. We encourage residents to take time to honour those we have lost, and those who grieve these losses.

This crisis is not over, and many are growing weary. As a result of the pandemic,...

Health Unit - 70+ Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine

Posted on Monday, March 29, 2021 09:47 AM

Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit


March 29, 2021

70+ Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine

If you are over 70 years of age (born in 1951 or earlier), you can now book an appointment to receive vaccine at one of the COVID-19 clinics in Brockville, Kemptville, Smiths Falls, or Almonte (or elsewhere in Ontario).

  • If you or a family member have a green Health Card (with photo) and an email address