On March 16, 2022 at 12:01 a.m., The Town of The Blue Mountains in consultation with the Grey Bruce Public Health Unit and the County of Grey rescinded the declared State of Emergency.
Declared on March 24, 2020 in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the State of Emergency declaration aligned the Town with the Province, granting the Mayor the authority to take such action as considered necessary to implement the Town’s emergency plan.
The decision to rescind the State of Emergency declaration was made during the Town’s Emergency Control Group meeting on Friday, March 11, 2022. Following the end of the State of Emergency, the Town’s Emergency Control Group was deactivated. The Senior Management Team continues to meet as needed to monitor COVID-19 to ensure the safe and continued operation of Town services and facilities. In addition, at the March 14, 2022 meeting, Council also rescinded the Town’s Mandatory Face Covering By-law 2020-77, to align with the end of the Provincial mask mandate.
For information regarding COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics, please visit the Grey Bruce Public Health Unit website.