The Regional Municipality Of York


During these changing and unprecedented times, York Region continues to take decisive and meaningful action to protect residents, businesses and staff from COVID-19. York Region is in constant collaboration with provincial and national health agencies, receiving regular updates as the COVID-19 pandemic evolves. This allows the Region to take well-informed and meaningful steps towards stopping the spread of COVID-19.

All York Region residents are asked to:

  • Stay home as much as possible and limit close contact to those in your immediate household
  • Practice physical distancing with anyone outside of your household by staying 2-metres away from everyone else
  • Wash your hands thoroughly and often
  • Practice respiratory etiquette
  • Avoid touching your face with unwashed hands
  • Wear a face mask or covering when inside public places and when physical distancing cannot be maintained
  • Clean high-touch surfaces often
  • Download the COVID-Alert app

It is important to monitor yourself for symptoms of COVID-19 and seek assessment and testing if necessary.

If you have any severe symptoms, such as difficulty breathing or chest pain, call 911.

York Region reports daily on COVID-19 data related to number of cases, assessment centres, lab results and outbreaks.

Learn about COVID-19 related regulations currently in place for York Region and how to report non-compliance.

Find out how we’re keeping York Region safe and open, including public health measures relevant to citizens.

Symptoms of COVID-19 range from mild to severe. Find out specifics on how to get testing and treatment if you have symptoms.

York Region continues to provide support for health professionals related to COVID-19.

York Region is providing resources and support to families with young children during COVID-19.

York Region is connecting residents to resources, services, programs and support during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Resources for businesses impacted by COVID-19 including funding programs, virtual events, and other supports.

York Region is working hard with its partners to support everyone impacted by COVID-19.

Face mask and covering are mandatory inside establishments in York Region.

Fact sheets, guidance documents, informational material and multimedia about COVID-19.

Information for parents, students, administrators and educators for a safe school year during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vaccines being developed are used to prevent COVID-19, which is caused by the SARS-COV-2 virus

Like all residents, businesses have a responsibility to have the proper procedures and policies in place to prevent the transmission of COVID-19.

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  • 1-800-361-5653

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