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Media Release #4 - COVID-19 Update

Posted on Friday March 20, 2020


Media Release 4 

March 20, 2020, Lansdowne, ON The Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands is continuing to take safeguards to protect the health and safety of residents and staff as the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation evolves. 

To help slow the rate of COVID-19 infection the Township has cancelled all non-essential services and closed public facilities. The tentative date for services to resume is April 6, 2020.

The office will remain operational to provide essential services and assistance to residents; staff can be reached by phone and email. To contact the office, please call 613-659-2415 or email

In order to best serve residents, the Township has launched a new web page to centralize all information related to COVID including: waste site hours, library services (including WiFi access), permits, and bylaws. The page includes links to credible external resources such as provincial and federal governments, health services and business support systems. The Township is also committed to sharing this information via social media, through MyFM radio and will publish in print as possible.

Please do your part to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 and flatten the curve.  

As the situation evolves, updates will be provided on the Townships website and social media platforms. 

For more information, contact:


Kimberly Westgate, Community Emergency Management Coordinator

Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands

613-659-2415 ext. 231


Kim Goodman, Public Information Officer &

Director of Community and Business Services

Township of Leeds and the Thosuand Islands

613-659-2415 ext. 207


Corinna Smith-Gatcke, Mayor

Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands



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