Oxford County is following guidelines by Southwestern Public Health and supporting our community’s response to COVID-19. Please check this page for updates to County services throughout the pandemic response.
If you are a resident of Oxford County, Southwestern Public Health is your best source for accurate and up-to-date information about COVID-19 in Oxford County. Visit www.swpublichealth.ca.
If you are visiting an Oxford County facility, please fill out the online screening form at www.oxfordcounty.ca/covid19screening.
Oxford County Administration Building returns to regular business hours
Pre-booked appointments are no longer needed to visit Oxford County offices, but to protect the health and safety of everyone on site, all visitors must report to the screening desk in the main lobby when they arrive.
Visitors may complete an online screening form on their mobile device ahead of time at https://www.oxfordcounty.ca/covid19screening and then show their “pass” screen at the desk to enter. Access to the building is from the Reeve Street or Peel Street doors only. Thank you for your continued cooperation and patience as we respond to Ontario’s Roadmap to Reopen.
Oxford County Library branches open for in-person browsing
All OCL library branches are now open for in-person browsing. Please note that masks are required and physical distancing measures are in place. Curbside service is available to anyone unable to wear a mask.
As occupancy rates are currently limited, please plan your visit to the Library and limit your time in the branch so that all wishing to do so may have an opportunity to enter within the limited available open times. Public computer use is available at some library branches by appointment.
For open hours and contact information for your closest Oxford County Library branch please visit https://www.ocl.net/Your-OCL/Locations-Hours.
Oxford County Waste Management Facility open for residential use
The Oxford County Waste Management Facility (landfill) is open to residential customers within the regular operating hours of Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and on Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Remember, guidelines for physical distancing and face coverings still apply. Please do not come to the facility if you have symptoms of COVID-19. Read the update | More information about Waste Management Facility and special waste
Updated visitor guidelines at Woodingford Lodge
Effective October 15, 2021, all visitors will be required to show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at each visit to participate in both outdoor and indoor visits. Advanced booking of visits is no longer required. Visitors will be screened on arrival and must wear a mask or face covering during the duration of their visit. For details please see the visitor guidelines.
Human Services open to the public
Oxford County Human Services (social assistance, housing and children’s services) is serving residents by pre-booked, in-person appointments, or by telephone or email. Please contact Human Services at 519-539-9800 or 1-800-755-0394, or email firstname.lastname@example.org with any inquiries.
Oxford County Paramedics offering rapid COVID-19 testing
Oxford County Paramedic Services is offering COVID-19 rapid testing program using ID Now COVID-19 Analyzers that can perform a 15-minute test. Appointments are booked through the Woodstock Hospital Assessment Centre and take place at the Oxford County Paramedic Services Mill Street station. More information can be found here.
EarlyON Child and Family Centres
EarlyON Child and Family Centres offer free and engaging programs throughout Oxford County for parents and caregivers with children aged 0-6 years. Outdoor programs are now being offered in addition to EarlyON's existing Virtual Village programs. For more information about our online programs and services, check out our website and following along with us on Facebook.
Provincial Offences Courts resume by audio and video appearance
Provincial Offences Courts have resumed by audio and video appearance (Zoom) only. There will be no in-person court appearances until further notice. If you have requested a trial on a Part I matter (ticket) the trial will be scheduled by Zoom video appearance. For more details, including information on Zoom connection options for court appearances, please visit www.oxfordcounty.ca/poa.
County Council during COVID-19
Oxford County Council meetings are being held in a hybrid model of in-person and remote/virtual that allows County Councillors to attend meetings in-person on a voluntary basis. Meetings are broadcast live at www.oxfordcounty.ca/livestream and posted afterwards in the Council section of the website.
Oxford County Archives open by appointment only
The Oxford County Archives is open to the public by appointment only Monday to Wednesday between the hours of 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Appointments must be booked at least 48 hours ahead of time and are limited to one researcher per appointment OR researchers from the same household. For more information on booking an appointment or booking an educational program visit the Archives' website at www.oxfordcounty.ca/archives or contact the Archives.
Jul02 Tillsonburg and Ingersoll library branches open July 5 Created by cgarrett on 7/2/2021 4:16:59 PM
Jun08 Oxford County Waste Management Facility re-opening for residential use on June 11 Created by Tommasina Conte on 6/8/2021 4:35:12 PM
Apr21 Tillsonburg vaccine clinic set to open Created by Jennifer Austin on 4/21/2021 2:51:18 PM
Apr13 Oxford County Paramedics offering COVID-19 rapid testing for symptomatic school-aged children Created by Jennifer Austin on 4/13/2021 11:51:33 AM
Apr07 Oxford Economic Stimulus Fund provides nearly $34,000 in COVID-19 stimulus grants to three local organizations Created by Jennifer Austin on 4/7/2021 10:02:23 AM
Apr01 Oxford County services update Created by Tommasina Conte on 4/1/2021 11:50:34 PM
Feb16 Oxford County Waste Management Facility reopens for residential use Created by Jennifer Austin on 2/16/2021 9:51:43 AM
Feb10 UPDATE: Oxford County Waste Management Facility to reopen after Stay-at-Home order lifts Created by Jennifer Austin on 2/10/2021 3:17:21 PM
Feb03 Grant applications for the 2021 Oxford Economic Stimulus Fund are open Created by Megan Lockhart on 2/3/2021 8:45:07 AM
Jan18 COVID-19 Media update: Oxford County Library will offer curbside pickup services during stay-at-home order Created by Jennifer Austin on 1/18/2021 2:33:17 PM