Essential Businesses List updated

On April 3, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health updated the list of essential businesses that can remain open. These restrictions are aimed at further reducing contact between people and stopping the spread of COVID-19.

The full list of businesses and their description is here:

The list of essential businesses applies to any for-profit, non-profit or other entity providing the goods and services identified in the list. Businesses that are not identified on this list must close their physical locations. Businesses not included may still provide services online, by telephone, by mail/delivery or curbside pick-up.

Questions about essential businesses, what will be open, or impacts to your business should be directed to the Stop the Spread Business Information Line at 1-888-444-3659.

For more information on COVID-2019 novel coronavirus for Workplaces and Employers see the Grey Bruce Health Unit website or call the Public Health Help Line at 519-376-9420 ext. 3000.

If you are concerned about a business not adhering to these rules, please call your local authority’s non-emergency number and/or your local municipality’s bylaw enforcement office.