(Updated Jan. 13, 2021)

The Town of Milton’s priority is the health and safety of our community and staff. As the global pandemic continues, Milton remains in a State of Emergency.

Active COVID-19 cases are currently increasing across Ontario. As a community we must do our part in reducing the spread of COVID and continue to be vigilant in our public health measures.

Emerging public health guidelines

On Jan. 12, 2021, the Province of Ontario declared a second State of Emergency, with additional public health guidelines effective on Jan. 14, 2021. The Town is reviewing these guidelines and will announce any related Town service impacts as soon as possible. Ontario remains in a province-wide shutdown, as declared on Dec. 26, 2020.

The Town of Milton follows the direction of the Government of Ontario's COVID-19 Response Framework and Halton Region's Medical Officer of Health. 

Service impacts 

Town Hall 
Effective Jan. 14, 2021, Town Hall is closed to the public. Services can be accessed online or through the drop box at Town Hall. 
Town recreation centres and facilities
As of Dec. 26, 2020, all Town of Milton recreation facilities are closed to the public and in-person recreational programming has been paused during the province-wide shutdown. For information about refunds, visit the Recreation COVID-19 web page.

To keep the community engaged, active and learning, Milton is offering registered virtual programs, for residents to participate in from home. The community is encouraged to stay active and healthy, but to do so with your own household.

Milton Transit 
Milton Transit continues to operate and provide regular service. Passengers are required to use face coverings (e.g. non-medical masks) while onboard and limit travel for essential purposes only.

Online services 

Residents and businesses are encouraged to continue using the Town’s website to make online payments for various services including:

COVID-19 vaccine information

Safe and reliable vaccines can help protect you and your family from COVID-19. They will be an important tool to help stop the spread of the virus and allow individuals, families and workers to safely resume normal life. 

Credible, trusted information:

Government of Ontario - Ontario's rollout plan and eligibility 

Halton Region Public Health - Halton's source of local information

Health Canada - Vaccine safety and approval information 

Do your part

  • Stay home if you are sick
  • If you have COVID-19 symptoms or have been in contact with a positive case, get tested
  • Have close contact only with individuals in your household
  • Wash hands frequently
  • Cover coughs and sneezes
  • Avoid touching your eyes and mouth
  • In public indoor spaces, wear a face covering or non-medical mask
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces
  • Avoid all non-essential travel outside of Canada
  • Download the COVID Alert App

For more information, visit Halton Region Public Health's COVID-19 website.

Town service impacts

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Additional Resources

For the current status of COVID-19 throughout Halton Region and health-related information such as how to access testing.

For the Government of Canada’s response and recovery plans and financial and economic supports for individuals and businesses.

For the news and announcements from the Province of Ontario, including emergency orders and plans to reopen Ontario.