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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

County Council meets next on Sept 23  
County Council meetings next on Wednesday, September 23 at 7:00 p.m. This is an online meeting that can viewed live at www.oxfordcounty.ca/livestream. This week's meeting includes a joint service delivery review update, the County's credit rating, and more. Download the agenda in the Council section of the website or read highlights in Council this Week

Oxford County launches pilot program for plastic film recycling
Oxford County is offering a new pilot program to recycle plastic film products not accepted in the curbside Blue Box Program. Effective immediately, residents can now recycle plastic bags, over-wrap and other plastic film products in three convenient locations. More. 

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. Learn more at Speak Up, Oxford! 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!

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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