COVID - 19
The situation around the COVID-19 (coronavirus) continues to evolve, and the World Health Organization has declared the outbreak a pandemic.
An unprecedented collaboration of World, Canadian, Provincial and local leadership and community support is working diligently to effectively balance the risks with the economic impact.
We must work together to flatten the curve and stop the spread of this virus.
World Health Organization (W.H.O.)
As the COVID-19 situation continues to escalate and evolve, Mississauga Sports Council continues to closely monitor the situation and is taking preventative measures to ensure business continuity and service while putting the health of our stakeholders and community at the forefront of our plans.
MSC is focussed on its mission and leadership role in supporting our community and grassroots sports through this difficult time by:
managing day to day requirements and updates, processing priority plans/tasks, responding to queries, supporting municipal protocols, key communications,
UPDATES as at...
Co-ordinating with Ontario in support of Provincial Declaration of State of Emergency.
Thanks Heath care workers/system for their care and commitment.
Encourages community to follow health protocols / work together. It is time to stay home as much as possible.
Effective Wednesday(18th) Parks Canada will be suspending services to Parks and Heritage sites.
Canadians abroad - it's time to come home. Borders are closed to non Canadians (3/16-some exceptions - eg U.S due importance/complexities of to supply chain).
Cabinet COVID Committee meets regularly to support Canadians health, employment and economy.
Changes to tax season announcement to follow soon.
No Gatherings of more than 50 people, following input of Dr. Teresa Tam, Chief Medical Officer of Health.
Brief return to House of Commons to approve legislative matters (E.I. , etc. )and to discuss bringing forth Emergencey Measures.
We must all work together. It can saves lives.
Major announcement regarding the economy is pending.
"Canada, let's work together. I know we can do this."
Premier: Declares state of emergency in Ontario (last time '03 SARS & North American Power Outage).
All recreation centres, places of worship, restaurants(except take-out/deliver), libraries, bars, private schools are to close.
No gatherings greater than 50 people until Mar. 31 (amount 3/16 - 250 people).
$300 million relief package
This is not a provincial shut down - essential services, transportation, office buildings , grocery stores, pharmacies, etc. remain open.
3/13 - The City of Mississauga has been working with Peel Public Health in cooperation with the Public Health Agency of Canada, Ministry of Health, Public Health Ontario and other local health care providers to monitor the risk and take protective actions as needed. At a "Peel Region" media conference this afternoon, Mayor Crombie advised that The City of Mississauga would be closing all recreation, library, and cultural facilities, to the public, starting Saturday (Mar. 14) through to April 5th. This includes the Living Arts Centre, Meadowvale Theatre, Paramount Fine Foods Centre and the Mississauga Seniors’ Centre. Programming at these facilities will be cancelled.
As part of their continued efforts to reduce the spread of infection Trillium Health Partners have opened a COVID19 Assessment Centre at the Mississauga Hospital & Credit Valley Hospital. Contact Peel Public Health (905-799-7700) to be referred to the Assessment Centre. Hours of Operation 9:30am - 9:30pm. This is not a walk in clinic.