Note: If you have fever and/or cough, have traveled to one of the affected countries in the past 14 days, or have had close or confirmed contact with a probable case of COVID-19, self-isolate at home and contact the HKPR District Health Unit (1-866-888-4577 ext. 5020) or Telehealth Ontario (1-866-797-0000) for additional direction.   

Township Response: Current 

Township of Alnwick Haldimand Reopening Plan Phase 3

Township office reopening to the public by appointment only 

Procedures for public attendance at council meetings

Return to Recreation 

Guidelines for reopening Community Centres

August 14th -The ball diamonds at the Haldimand Memorial Arena & Park are open. Please note we are not accepting rentals at this time and these areas are unmaintained and not sanitized.

Playgrounds reopening July 29th

Reopening of the Boat Launches in Alnwick/Haldimand Township

Facility closures:

Please note that effective Friday, March, 13 2020 all Township facilities are closed to the public. Township staff are still working. If you require service please contact staff by email or phone during regular business hours, Monday through Friday 9:00am to 4:30pm. 

Closures include:

  • Township Office 
  • Fire Administration Office
  • Haldimand Memorial Arena
  • Alnwick/Haldimand Public Library
  • Centreton Community Centre
  • Grafton Community Centre
  • Alnwick Civic Centre
  • Fenella Community Hall
  • All parks and playground structures effective March 23, 2020 - Reopened on July 29th, 2020
  • All boat launches in the Township are closed until further notice - Reopened May 16th, 2020 

A message from the Fire Chief - March 25, 2020

A message from the Finance Department regarding waiving of penalty and interest  - April 3, 2020

Virtual Town Hall Meeting with MPP David Piccini and Mayor Latchford 

Changes to Service:

  • Public Works Department are working under a modified work model. This means that they are adjusting hours and number of staff in the building to support social distancing.
  • Burn permits are available online. To ensure that sufficient resources are available at this time, the Fire Chief is permitting open air burns, however, should all resources be required to address COVID-19 a Burn Ban may be initiated. 
  • As of March 19, all Council and Committee meetings have been cancelled until further notice.

County Updates:

Provincial Updates:

Federal Updates:

For more information and updates:

Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit

Ontario Health 

Government of Canada Public Health

COVID-19 Provincial Government Support for Businesses 

Social Distancing - Government of Canada

Resource for Resort and Campground owners - Nature and Outdoor Tourism Ontario 

Ministry Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries - Recovery Proposal: Development of Support Programs Stakeholders Survey