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. See service updates at

Oxford County Paramedic Services launches a community paramedicine pilot project to support those in palliative care
Oxford County Paramedics Services, in partnership with the South West LHIN Oxford Palliative Care Outreach Team, has launched a new paramedicine pilot project to help support those in palliative care at home with crisis and symptom management. More.

Garbage and recycling collection delays  
Thank you for your patience as we continue to work through changes to garbage and recycling collection. If there are delays in your area, we will post updates here, through the Wasteline app and at If your collection is delayed into the next day, please bring it inside and set it out again the next day before 7:00 a.m. If you think your collection has been missed, please call 1-800-755-0394, ext. 3159.

Oxford County Library to offer curbside pickup at select branches starting May 27
In Ingersoll and Tillsonburg, Oxford County Library patrons can now pre-order books for curbside pickup. Patrons will be notified when their order is ready for pickup; then, when they arrive, they can choose to walk up to a designated pickup station or have the books delivered to the trunk of their car. More.

Financial relief measures for water and wastewater customers
On May 13, Oxford County Council approved financial relief measures for residents and businesses relying on municipal water and wastewater systems, including rolling back rates effective June 1, 2020. More.

Provincial Offences Act court closure extended to July 3 
The Chief Justice of Ontario has extended the cancellation of Provincial Offences Administration courts until July 3 at the earliest. Visit the POA section of the website if you had a matter scheduled before the court between March 16 and July 3. The Oxford County Provincial Offences office remains closed for in-person visits; however, POA staff are available to serve you by phone at 519-537-4890 or email at More

County Council approves stimulus fund for local businesses and agencies
The Oxford Economic Stimulus Fund will distribute $1.5 million in funding to help local economy recover from effects of COVID-19. Read more

County Council appoints interim CAO
Council appointed Larry McCabe as interim chief administrative officer effective May 4. He will fill the position until a permanent CAO is recruited in the coming months. More

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 or 1-800-755-0394 x 3550 for pick up or drop off. Full list of needed supplies is here

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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

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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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