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Burlington is urging residents not to use City parks until further notice

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Burlington is urging residents not to use City parks until further notice

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, the City of Burlington has closed several facilities to the public. 

In addition to all Parks and Recreation services and programs being cancelled, City officials are urging residents to refrain from using and congregating in City playgrounds until further notice. 

Essential services including Burlington Fire, Burlington Transit including Handi-Van, Halton Court Services, Traffic Services, Roads, Parks and Forestry Operations and Animal Control Services will continue to operate as needed to support urgent needs in the community.

Additionally, Burlington Transit is taking additional measures to prevent the spread of the virus including sanitizing and disinfecting buses regularly. 

As of March 16, the following buildings are closed to the public: 

  • Burlington Performing Arts Centre
  • Provincial Offences Courtrooms will be closed from March 16th through April 3rd; however, the Courthouse remains open for business.
  • City Hall (phone/online/drop box still available)
  • Roads, Parks and Forestry
  • Burlington Transit – Transit Operations Centre
  • Animal Shelter
  • City offices in SIMs Square office building (390 Brant Street)
  • 414 Locust Street offices
  • Burlington Fire Headquarters and all stations

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