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New COVID-19 Web Page

For the convenience of our residents, there is a new COVID-19 Updates and Information page on our website where the latest Town of Lunenburg closures and adjustments during this time will be listed.

You can access this page either through the quick-link at top left of the home page, or see: https://explorelunenburg.ca/covid-19.html

For accurate, up-to-date information from the province, please visit: https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/

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Letter from Dr. Strang - March 27, 2020

Dr. Strang, the Chief Medical Officer of Health, has shared the below Letter to Nova Scotians and FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions). We hope you find it helpful.

Mental Health During the Health Crisis

 

The Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) global health crisis brings with it a great deal of stress for the population. As we practice social distancing and other preventative measures, it’s important to be aware of the stress effects on your mental health

  1. Slow down the news cycle. Avoid watching, reading, or listening to the near-constant news streams or to online rumours or poor advice that can cause you to feel anxious or distressed. Seek reliable information mainly to take practical steps. Look for updates once or twice at specific times during the day, from reliable sources (see the list at the bottom). Keep things in perspective.
  2. Read positive stories about the good things happening in the world, listen to uplifting music, read a good book, watch a fun movie, meditate. Phone or video call your family and friends so that they (and you) do not become isolated – and don’t talk only about the virus.
  3. Take care of your basic needs. Keep regular sleep routines, eat healthy food, and get some exercise. The sun is out today – consider taking a walk outside (maintaining 2m/6ft social distance)! 
  4. If you are working from home, try to maintain a familiar daily routine and remember to take breaks. Be understanding with your colleagues.  
  5. Your children or older relatives may be more anxious or angry at this time. Share simple facts about what is going on. Share simple practices like hand washing. Be patient. Be kind. 

Public health agencies and experts in all countries are working on the outbreak. Protect yourself and be supportive to others, especially the caretakers and healthcare workers in your community.

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Please Keep Your Dogs ON LEASH

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For more information, see the Town's Dog Bylaw (#22) on our website's Bylaws page here.

Provincial Volunteer Awards 2020

UPDATE: The Provincial and local Lunenburg Awards receptions have been postponed, with tentative rescheduling in October. Thank you.

Please join us in offering our sincere thanks and congratulations to Hewitt Hardiman!

Volunteer Award 2020

2020 Solid Waste Collection Schedule

A Solid Waste Collection Schedule is prepared yearly and mailed to residents. The 2020 pdf Schedule and Map (825 KB) is now available for download, and will be mailed out as soon as possible.

For more information on Garbage Collection, please visit the following page on our site: https://explorelunenburg.ca/garbage-collection.html. Thank you.

Depots for Household Waste Disposal

BEFORE dropping off residential household hazardous waste, please CHECK what materials a depot can take.

Kaizer Meadow

The Town of Lunenburg disposes of residential curbside waste at Kaizer Meadow Environmental Management Centre, 450 Kaizer Meadow Road along Highway 14 in Lunenburg County.

They also have a residential Household Hazardous Waste drop-off at their location in the Municipality of Chester.

Please call 902-275-2330 or visit their website here ahead of time to check if Kaizer Meadow can take what you want to dispose of.

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