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. For ongoing updates see

United Way Oxford offering Bridges Out of Poverty workshop
United Way Oxford is offering an upcoming session of its Bridges Out of Poverty workshop in November. The workshop provides strategies for service providers, businesses, front-line workers, volunteers, and community leaders to gain a better understanding of the challenges and strengths of people living in poverty. The virtual workshop will take place on Tuesday, November 16 from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST. Register for the workshop online here. More 

Provincial Offences Courts closed on Sept 30
Ontario Courts will be closed on Thursday, September 30, 2021, the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Do not attend court if you have a matter scheduled for September 30: it will be rescheduled. More

New traffic calming measures proposed for Beachville
As part of Oxford County’s ongoing commitment to keeping roads safe for pedestrians, motorists and communities, additional traffic calming measures are being proposed for Oxford Road 9 through Beachville. These measures are based on best management practices for road safety and supported by the Township of South-West Oxford and Ontario Provincial Police. More

Oxford Reads Virtual Gala 2021
Oxford County Library is thrilled to announce the 2021 Oxford Reads gala in partnership with the Woodstock Public Library will be held on Saturday October 16th at 7pm. This year we are celebrating Emma Donoghue's novel The Pull of the Stars, a timely historical novel set in Ireland in 1918 at the height of the Spanish Flu. More

OCCC and Oxford County aim to boost availability of licensed child care in Oxford County
Choosing the right child care provider is an important decision for every family. Many parents ultimately weigh the choice between licensed child care centres and private in-home care. However, a third option is available. Licensed Home Child Care providers are thoroughly screened, supported and monitored by a licensed child care agency. More

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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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