As recently as Friday afternoon, North Glengarry’s recreation and community facilities remained open, as mayor Jamie MacDonald told me that the township was following the recommendation of the Eastern Ontario Health Unit to cancel events with more than 250 people.
However, Friday evening, EOHU medical officer of health Dr. Paul Roumeliotis issued an order to all municipalities within his territory (Cornwall, Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry, Prescott-Russell, and Akwesasne) that municipally-owned community and recreation facilities must be closed to the public through to April 5.
As such, North Glengarry, on Saturday, issued notice to residents that its facilities would be closed.
At the time of the EOHU letter, libraries were exempted from the order. However, Cornwall subsequently closed its library, and the SD&G Libraries system followed suit.
Community and recreation facilities in South Glengarry and Cornwall were previously closed, effective March 13. For more background, please see this previous post.
Updates from area municipalities are being posted to the respective Facebook pages: