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'Business as usual' at Orillia's Legion branch: President

'Business as usual' at Orillia's Legion branch: President

'We have our own rules, but we will definitely follow whatever the health department says,' says Legion president, adding branch is open to members, public
An important notice from Orillia's family physicians

An important notice from Orillia's family physicians

Doctors will not be booking routine appointments and current appointments may be cancelled; Changes are in place until further notice
No new COVID-19 cases reported in Simcoe-Muskoka this morning

No new COVID-19 cases reported in Simcoe-Muskoka this morning

There were 32 more positive test results in Ontario since yesterday at 5:30 p.m.
All GoodLife and Fit4Less locations across Canada close

All GoodLife and Fit4Less locations across Canada close

All members payments suspended as of Tuesday, and all paid-in-full memberships frozen
<b>COVID-19:</b> Courts open, but only urgent, in-custody matters being heard, says Ontario Court of Justice

COVID-19: Courts open, but only urgent, in-custody matters being heard, says Ontario Court of Justice

Those advised by health officials to self-isolate are being asked not to come into a courthouse
Unifor calls for protections for 'vulnerable' casino employees

Unifor calls for protections for 'vulnerable' casino employees

'Workers must not bear the brunt of the financial hardship caused by this pandemic,' says Unifor president Jerry Dias
Three local ski resorts set to close for the season tonight

Three local ski resorts set to close for the season tonight

'Safety comes before anything else,' says Snow Valley GM; Concerns about COVID-19 lead to abrupt closures on the eve of March break
Health unit reallocating resources to deal with COVID-19

Health unit reallocating resources to deal with COVID-19

'Our way to respond (to budget pressure is) ... is to reallocate resources from other programs in the health unit to that area to make sure we can respond well to this'
<b>BREAKING NEWS:</b> Casino Rama closing amid COVID-19 concerns

BREAKING NEWS: Casino Rama closing amid COVID-19 concerns

OLG 'has taken this action consistent with the recommendations of the province's Chief Medical Officer of Health,' says news release
Visitor from Alberta, Bradford woman test positive for COVID-19

Visitor from Alberta, Bradford woman test positive for COVID-19

'In the early days of this pandemic' number of confirmed cases in region is up to three; 'I fully expect there will be community transmission in the near future,' official says