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News release: July 23, 2020

Civic Holiday service hours at the Region of Peel

Brampton, ON (July 23, 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 Civic 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 Civic Holiday on Monday, August 3. 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, August 3

Tuesday, August 4

Early Years and Child Care Services

Monday, August 3

Tuesday, August 4

Emergency Child Care Centres

Monday, August 3

Tuesday, August 4

Healthy Sexuality (Fairview)

Monday, August 3

Tuesday, August 4

Peel Living

Monday, August 3

Tuesday, August 4

Ontario Works in Peel

Monday, August 3

Tuesday, August 4

Residents are advised that there will be no waste collection on Monday, August 3, due to the holiday. Waste collection will be one day later that week. Check your collection calendar to find your pickup day or sign up to receive free waste collection reminders.

All Community Recycling Centres will be closed on Monday, August 3 and will reopen on Tuesday, August 4.

The Peel Works Needle Exchange Program (PWNEP) Mobile Van will be closed on Monday August 3 and reopen Tuesday August 4. Harm reduction supplies are also available during regular operating hours at the Fairview clinic.

Healthy Sexuality Fairview Clinic services (testing, treatments, doctor assessments, birth control) are by appointment only. For vaccine pick-up, harm reduction and birth control, no appointments are needed.

TransHelp – Specific trips for Monday, August 3 (Civic Holiday) and Tuesday, August 4 must be booked by 6 p.m. on Sunday, August 2.
Flexible trips will not be accommodated after 6 p.m. on Sunday, August 2 or any time of day on Monday, August 3.

On Monday, August 3 (Civic Holiday):

- TransHelp will operate from 6 a.m. to 1 a.m.
- The TransHelp office will be closed, with regular hours resuming on Tuesday, August 4.

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 contact

David Martino
Communication Coordinator
Region of Peel
Tel: 905-791-7800 ext. 4855

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.