The Regional Municipality Of York


The Regional Municipality of York to provide update on COVID-19

Newmarket – The Regional Municipality of York will provide an update on COVID-19 in York Region, including measures to reduce the risks posed by large-scale events.

Friday, March 6, 2020

4:45 p.m.

York Region Administrative Centre – Great Hall
17250 Yonge Street
Newmarket, Ontario

Dr. Karim Kurji, York Region Medical Officer of Health

Interviews in Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese and Farsi will be available

The Regional Municipality of York is actively monitoring the evolving COVID-19 situation and continues to collaborate with local hospitals, emergency services and other health agencies.

The risk to York Region residents continues to remain low.

The information session will be streaming live on York Region's Twitter, Facebook and YouTube accounts.

Updated information and resources in multiple languages, including steps on how to protect yourself, is available at

The Regional Municipality of York consists of nine local cities and towns and provides a variety of programs and services to 1.2 million residents and 54,000 businesses with over 650,000 employees. More information about the Region’s key service areas is available at


Media Contact:
Ben Mulholland, Corporate Communications, The Regional Municipality of York 
Phone: 1-877-464-9675, ext. 76664 Cell: 289-716-9605

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