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COVID-19 Pandemic Information and Resources

**For all Important Information and Updates regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic, please visit this webpage which is periodically updated by the Municipality of Sioux Lookout**

In the Media

September 23, 2020 - Head of Northwestern Health Unit addresses risks of traveling as COVID-19 cases rise across the Province 

September 16, 2020 - Sioux Lookout Arena Open with New Rules

September 11, 2020 - Premier Not Looking at Further COVID Restrictions

September 8, 2020 - All COVID Cases Resolved; Different in GTA

September 1, 2020 - Health Unit Updates COVID-19 Information

August 31, 2020 - Doctor Promotes Use of Masks

August 31, 2020 - Caution Urged If Travelling to Manitoba

August 28, 2020 - Ontario Releases Back-To-School Plan

August 26, 2020 - Health Unit Again Clarifies Mask Requirement

August 20, 2020 - Province Agrees to Staggered School Start

August 20, 2020 - Health Unit Clarifies Mask Ban 

August 17, 2020 - Masks Now Mandatory Across Health Unit Coverage Area 

August 4, 2020 - New Positive COVID Case in Sioux Lookout Region

Important Notices

IMPORTANT NOTICE - Mandatory Mask/Face Covering Policy from NWHU

UPDATED - COVID-19 UPDATE #3 - Reopening of Additional Municipal Facilities

UPDATED - Important Notice Regarding Finance Department Matters:

The Municipality wishes to advise the public, with respect to utilities and other payments, that all amounts owing the Municipality are still due. Members of the public can remit their payments using the following channels:

  • Online banking
  • Dropping off payments in the drop-box at the Municipal Office
  • Mailing payments via regular post

Despite these alternative payment methods, the Municipality recognizes that there still may be challenges in paying bills on time, therefore, there will be no penalties or finance changes on any amounts owing between Monday, March 16th to Friday, July 31, 2020.

Notice from Government of Ontario - A Framework for Reopening Our Province: Stage 3

Ontario's Action Plan in response to COVID-19

Notice from Service Canada - Employment & Social Development Canada COVID-19 

For Businesses

To all entrepreneurs, small and medium-sized enterprises, please find valuable information on how to keep your business afloat during the COVID-19 Pandemic:

Link to Northwest Business Centre website


Support for Individuals

Follow the Advice, Get Directions and Learn More about COVID-19 from Credible Sources



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