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Responding to COVID-19  
Oxford County continues to follow Southwestern Public Health guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure the protection of residents, employees and visitors to our facilities. Please note a face covering is now required to enter all enclosed public spaces in Oxford County. For updates see www.oxfordcounty.ca/COVID-19

Middlesex County launches transportation service on Sept 21   
Middlesex County's new transportation service will connect Oxford County, Thames Centre and London, with stops in Woodstock, Ingersoll and Thamesford. Ridership is free for the month of September. More

2021-2024 Water and wasterwater rate consultation
Oxford County is setting water and wastewater rates for the next four years beginning Jan 1, 2021. Review the proposed changes, ask a question, or leave a comment on Speak Up, Oxford! by Sept 18. Read the news release

Proposed intercommunity transportation for northern Oxford County  
Blandford-BlenheimEast Zorra-Tavistock and Zorra are working with Oxford County to develop a proposal for a new intercommunity bus transit service. If approved, the service would start operating in April 2021. Read the most recent report to County Council (Sept 9) on Speak Up, Oxford!

Oxford County looks to modernize Sewer Use By-law
Oxford County is taking steps to modernize the Sewer Use By-law (SUB), which regulates wastewater discharge into the sanitary sewer system and storm sewers on County roads. The original by-law dates back to 1987. Read more.

Construction work on the Tavistock Wastewater Treatment Plant 
Information on upgrades and repairs taking place at the Tavistock lagoons is now online. For general information, notices, documents, timeline, FAQs or to ask a question, visit this project on Speak Up, Oxford!

Supplies needed for healthcare workers
If you are a local business that can supply or donate gloves, masks, hand sanitizer or more, Paramedic Services is collecting items to share among local healthcare partners. Contact ems@oxfordcounty.ca or 1-800-755-0394 x 3550 for pick up or drop off. Full list of needed supplies is here

Stay up to date on road closures and lane restrictions with the regularly-updated roads map

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Oxford County is taking steps to support our community's response to COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) and measures taken by Southwestern Public Health. We are monitoring our operations daily to ensure we are taking the right actions to protect our residents, employees and visitors. Get updates at www.oxfordcounty.ca/COVID-19

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Located in southwestern Ontario at the crossroads of Highways 401 and 403, Oxford County has a population of approximately 119,000 people across eight area municipalities that are “growing stronger together.” Oxford County is emerging as a leader in sustainable growth through the Future Oxford Community Sustainability Plan and County Council’s commitment to achieving 100% renewable energy, becoming a zero waste community, and working towards zero poverty. The Oxford County Administration Building is located in Woodstock, Ontario.

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