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News release: October 5, 2020

Thanksgiving Holiday service hours at the Region of Peel

Brampton, ON (October 5, 2020) – As the Region of Peel continues to support efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19, certain Regional facilities and services remain affected until further notice. Over the Thanksgiving Holiday, Peel Public Health advises residents to keep physical distance, limiting gatherings to 10 people indoors and 25 people outdoors. Residents should stay close to home when possible and continue to limit excursions to essential reasons.

The Region continues to provide a limited number of services online, by telephone and on an emergency needs basis. These services will be affected by the Thanksgiving Holiday on Monday, Oct. 12. 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, Oct. 12 Tuesday, Oct. 13
(at 3 counters only)
Early Years and Child Care Services Monday, Oct. 12 Tuesday, Oct. 13
Healthy Sexuality Clinics Monday, Oct. 12 Tuesday, Oct. 13
The Peel Works Needle Exchange Program (PWNEP) Mobile Van Monday, Oct. 12 Tuesday, Oct. 13
Peel Living Head Office Monday, Oct. 12 Tuesday, Oct. 13
Ontario Works in Peel Monday, Oct. 12 Tuesday, Oct. 13

Residents are advised that there will be no waste collection on Monday, Oct. 12 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, Oct. 12 and will reopen on Tuesday, Oct. 13.

The Peel Works Needle Exchange Program (PWNEP) harm reduction supplies are available during regular operating hours at the Fairview clinic at 325 Central Parkway West, Mississauga and the Brampton clinic at 150 Central Park Drive.

Healthy Sexuality Clinic services (testing, treatments, doctor assessments, birth control) are by appointment only at the Fairview clinic at 325 Central Parkway West, Mississauga and the Brampton clinic at 150 Central Park Drive. For vaccine pick-up and birth control, no appointments are needed.

TransHelp – Specific trips for Monday, Oct. 12 (Thanksgiving Day) and Tuesday, Oct. 13 must be booked by 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 11.

Flexible trips will not be accommodated after 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 11 or any time of day on Monday, Oct. 12.

On Monday, Oct. 12 (Thanksgiving Day):

Email transhelp@peelregion.ca or call 905-791-1015 with any questions.

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 latest virtual exhibition called Art Voice: Expressions of Youth in Peel. 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

Anas Ansari
Communication Coordinator
Region of Peel
Tel: 416-846-1586

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.