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News Release: May 13, 2020

Victoria Day holiday service hours at the Region of Peel

Brampton, ON (May 13, 2020) – As the Region of Peel continues to support efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19, our regional offices and services will remain closed until further notice. Over the Victoria Day holiday, Peel Public Health encourages the residents of Peel to keep physical distance while outside, making sure to avoid crowds. Residents should stay close to home when exercising and continue to limit excursions to essential reasons.

While our main offices are closed, the Region is providing a limited number of services by telephone and on an emergency needs basis. These services will be affected by the Victoria Day holiday on Monday May 18. Services are provided over the phone and by appointment only. If you have documents that you would like to drop off rather than mail or email, please use drop boxes located outside the entrances of our Regional buildings.

List of affected services:

Service area Services not available Services resume
Access Peel Monday, May 18 Tuesday, May 19
Early Years and Child Care Services Monday, May 18 Tuesday, May 19
Emergency Child Care Centres Monday, May 18 Tuesday, May 19
Healthy Sexuality (Fairview) Monday, May 18 Tuesday, May 19
Peel Living Monday, May 18 Tuesday, May 19
Ontario Works in Peel Monday, May 18 Tuesday, May 19

Residents are advised that there will be no waste collection on Monday, May 18 due to the holiday. Waste collection will be one day later that week. Check the collection schedule for your collection day.

All Community Recycling Centres will be closed on Monday, May 18 and will reopen on Tuesday, May 19.

The Peel Works Needle Exchange Program (PWNEP) Mobile Van will be closed on Sunday May 17 and Monday May 18. Services will operate from 4 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. and by calling or texting (645) 225-1623 on Saturday, May 16 and reopen Tuesday, May 19. Harm reduction supplies are also available during regular operating hours at the Fairview clinic.

Healthy Sexuality Fairview Clinic services (testing, treatments, doctor assessments) are by appointment only. For vaccine pick-up, harm reduction and birth control, no appointments are needed. All Healthy Sexuality services and Clinic will be closed on Monday, May 18 and reopen Tuesday, May 19.

TransHelp – Specific trips for Monday, May 18 (Victoria Day) and Tuesday, May 19 must be booked by 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 17.
Flexible trips will not be accommodated after 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 17 or any time of day on Monday, May 18.

On Monday, May 18 (Victoria Day):

The Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) is temporarily closed due to Covid-19. However, families can participate virtually in the PAMA@Home online program and PAMA’s first virtual exhibition – Morphology . In Morphology, local photographers document the creation of the Jim Tovey Lakeview Conservation Area, a 26-hectare project on the Lake Ontario shoreline.

Visit pama.peelregion.ca for more information.

Emergencies

For emergencies related to food, emergency shelter, medication or personal support, call the Region of Peel at 905-453-1300.

Maintenance Requests

For Peel Living maintenance requests, contact the 24-hour request line at 905-790-7335.

Media contacts

Haide Hall
Communication Coordinator
Region of Peel
Tel: 905-791-7800 ext. 4152

The Region of Peel works with residents and partners to create a healthy, safe and connected Community for Life for approximately 1.5 million people and over 175,000 businesses in the cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon. Peel's services touch the lives of residents every day. For more information about the Region of Peel, explore peelregion.ca and follow us on Twitter @regionofpeel and Instagram @peelregion.ca.