Together, we can: Stay Informed

Governments and health agencies release information daily. It is important that Cornwall residents stay informed about COVID-19 restrictions, risks, and updates. The City of Cornwall will do its best to release accurate information quickly. You can follow the City of Cornwall on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram. You can subscribe for immediate news updates or weekly email updates.

Community partners can also help keep you informed:



Phone Number

Community Resources

List of resources

Form for questions

Helpline: 613-933-6282 ext. 3129

City Hall: 613-932-6252


Eastern Ontario Health Unit

Government of Ontario

Government of Canada

Cornwall Community Hospital

Eastern Ontario Health Unit: 1-800-267-7120

Telehealth: 1-866-797-0000

Online self-assessment tool


Stop the Spread Business Helpline

Choose Cornwall

Cornwall Chamber of Commerce

Stop the Spread Helpline: 1-888-444-3659

Public Safety Cornwall Police Service

Enforcement of provincial emergency orders: 613-932-2110 ext. 3

COVID-19 questions for police: 613-932-2110 ext. 5

Questions about police record checks: 613-933-5000 ext. 2401

Emergencies: 911

 City of Cornwall News Releases
Date News Release
July 14, 2020 $1 Fares and Front-Door Boarding Starts August 1
July 6, 2020 Mandatory Masks in City Facilities and Cornwall Transit
July 6, 2020 City of Cornwall Recognizes Courageous Bystander
June 30, 2020 Cornwall SDG Paramedics Staff Alexandria Assessment Centre
June 26, 2020 Aquatic Centre Re-opens June 29
June 25, 2020 Three Outdoor Pools Open June 29
June 23, 2020 City of Cornwall Recognizes 2020 Graduates
June 23, 2020 Household Hazardous Waste Depot Opens in July
June 19, 2020 Building, By-law, and Planning Offices Re-Open June 22 with Limited Access
June 18, 2020 City of Cornwall Opens Cooling Centre
June 18, 2020 Child Care Centres Re-Open
June 16, 2020 Cornwall City Hall Opens with Reduced Hours
June 13, 2020 EOHU Permits Yard Sales with Precautions
June 12, 2020 Free 2-hour Parking in Cornwall
June 12, 2020 City Accepting Applications for New/Expanded Patios
June 12, 2020 Splash Pads Open Monday, June 15
May 28, 2020 Wear Masks on the Bus: Ministry of Health
May 26, 2020

Free Parking in Cornwall

May 25, 2020

Paramedic Services Week: on the Pandemic’s Front Line

May 19, 2020

Some Outdoor Recreational Facilities Opening Tuesday, May 19

May 15, 2020 Victoria Day Holiday in the City of Cornwall
May 14, 2020 Boat launches and Marina 200 Open as of Saturday, May 16
May 4, 2020 Emergency Preparedness Week: Preparedness - Response - Recovery
May 1, 2020 Cornwall SDG Paramedics Pay It Forward
April 30, 2020 Cornwall SDG Paramedics Deploy COVID-19 Response Team
April 29, 2020 Cornwall Supporting Local Small Businesses
April 27, 2020 City Encourages Backyard Gardening
April 23, 2020 Eastern Ontario Paramedics Share Safety Video
April 17, 2020 Continued service delivery during extended closures
April 17, 2020 City Requests Donations for Paramedics and Lodge staff
April 7, 2020 Social Services Relief Funding
April 3, 2020 Local Paramedics Seeking Community Support
April 3, 2020 By-Law Officers Collaborate with CPS for COVID-19 Education
April 2, 2020 Mayor Bernadette Clement Urging Residents to Stay Home
April 1, 2020 Respiratory Outbreak at Lodge
April 1, 2020 Extended Facility Closures
March 31, 2020 City of Cornwall to open child care for essential and core service workers
March 28, 2020 Economic Development Provides Businesses with Info & Resources
March 26, 2020 United Counties and City of Cornwall Declare State of Emergency Over Spread of COVID-19
March 26, 2020 No cash payments at landfill
March 25, 2020 New funding for local social services providers
March 24, 2020 Play structures closed in City parks
March 24, 2020 Partnership for in-home testing of higher-risk individuals
March 20, 2020 Property Tax Notice - Deferral of taxes
March 19, 2020 Cornwall Transit reducing service
March 19, 2020 March 19 COVID-19 Updates
March 18, 2020 Municipal Works to address urgent requests for service
March 18, 2020 New helpline for community support and resources
March 16, 2020 Municipal offices closed to the public for the week
March 16, 2020 Social Services offices open for emergencies only
March 16, 2020 Call 911 only in case of severe emergency
March 15, 2020 Special Council Meeting March 16
March 15, 2020 Cornwall Transit precautionary measures
March 13, 2020 Precautionary restrictions at Glen Stor Dun Lodge
March 13, 2020 Temporary Facilities Closure as of Monday, March 16
March 11, 2020 Mayor Clement commends partners for successful collaboration
February 17, 2020 Government of Canada evacuating Canadians on board Diamond Princess cruise ship
 Eastern Ontario Health Unit Releases 
Click here for local statistics, updated daily by the Eastern Ontario Health Unit.


Date News Release
July 6, 2020 EOHU Directive for Mandatory Masking in Indoor Public Spaces – HIGHLIGHTS
July 6, 2020 Local Health Units Announce Regional Approach to Mandatory Masks
June 24, 2020 COVID-19 Assessment Centre Opening in Alexandria
June 24, 2020 Order from Medical Officer of Health for Recreational Water Facilities and Public Pools/Spas
June 8, 2020 Ontario Permits More Businesses and Services to Reopen in the Coming Days
June 5, 2020 Statement from Dr. Paul Roumeliotis, Medical Officer of Health, on Racism, Social Inequities and Health
June 5, 2020 EOHU Warns of Increase in Drug Overdoses in Cornwall
June 4, 2020 Reduce the Spread of COVID-19 at Demonstrations
May 25, 2020 EOHU Expands COVID-19 Testing to Everyone, Including Those without Symptoms
May 17, 2020 EOHU Confirms COVID-19 Case at Parent’s Independent in Rockland
May 15, 2020 EOHU Expands COVID-19 Testing to Anyone With Symptoms
May 15, 2020 Ontario Announces Additional Workplaces That Can Reopen
May 4, 2020 First Two Deaths Due to COVID-19 Reported by the EOHU
April 29, 2020 EOHU Issues Three New Orders for Essential Businesses
April 23, 2020 EOHU Urges Residents: Stay Home, Continue Physical Distancing, Self-Isolate if Sick
April 18, 2020 COVID-19 Case at Brookdale Food Basics Confirmed by the EOHU
April 17, 2020 COVID-19 Testing Expanded for Priority Sectors
April 9, 2020 EOHU Reminds Public about Physical Distancing During Easter Weekend
April 3, 2020 EOHU Issues Two New Orders: One for Residents, the Other for Owners/Operators of Grocery Stores, Convenience Stores and Pharmacies
April 1, 2020 COVID-19 Assessment Centre Opening in Cornwall
March 28, 2020 Increase in COVID-19 Cases in EOHU Region Reinforces Importance of Staying at Home and Following Public Health Measures
March 22, 2020 EOHU Orders Several Types of Establishments to Close Immediately to Prevent Spread of COVID-19
March 17, 2020 Medical Officer of Health Expands COVID-19 Directives in Response to Ontario State of Emergency

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