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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. For ongoing updates see www.oxfordcounty.ca/COVID-19

Oxford County Library to offer curbside pickup services during stay-at-home order
The Oxford County Library will offer curbside pickup at all 14 branches during the stay-at-home order with delivery right to patron vehicles, if preferred. More.

Waste Management Facility temporarily closed to public 
Starting January 14, the landfill at the Waste Management Facility in Salford will be temporarily closed to the public (residential customers) for 28 days, or longer if the provincial emergency order is extended. The facility will remain open Monday to Friday only to serve essential businesses and services. 

Family Literacy Day with Oxford County Library
OCL is hosting a day of free virtual programming on Wednesday, January 27, in celebration of National Family Literacy Day. Join Library staff online to participate in a variety of virtual literacy-boosting activities with your family and discover the world from home. More

You're not alone. Wellkin and OCL offer virtual resource for parents and caregivers
The Hub for Parents & Caregivers is a virtual space offered the first and third Tuesday of each month, promoting wellness for parents and caregivers in Oxford and Elgin counties. Co-developed by Wellkin and Oxford County Library, The Hub is a space for learning, community, encouragement and connections. A place where parents can learn about local resources and connect with others.

COVID-19 update for Woodingford Lodge-Woodstock 
Woodingford Lodge-Woodstock is currently in outbreak status with two reported cases of COVID-19 among residents and two among employees. Residents are being cared for in a negative pressure COVID-19 isolation area and (PCR) swab testing is ongoing for staff and residents. For updates please visit ww.oxfordcounty.ca/woodingford

Peer Review report for Walker's proposed Southwestern Landfill Proposal  
The County's Joint Municipal Coordinating Committee (JMCC) has released the Draft Peer Review Team Report along with an updated timeline infographic that shows the status of the Southwestern Landfill Proposal’s Draft Environmental Assessment (EA). The report is the culmination of eight years of research and critique of how Walker proposes to manage the economic, social, cultural, environmental, health and other impacts of the proposed landfill on Oxford's communities.

County Council approves 2021 Business Plan & Budget
Oxford County Council approved the 2021 Business Plans and Budget this week authorizing a general tax levy of $63.7 million, a 1.4% increase over 2020. Read more. 


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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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