Posted on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 12:00 PM
Via District of Muskoka Media Release: Lakeside Waste Collection Pilot for Water-Access and Island Residents to Start July 5, 2020
June 26, 2020 (Muskoka, ON) – The District of Muskoka is moving forward with a waste collection pilot project to service water-access and island residents in the Township of Muskoka Lakes who have been impacted by the Bin Site Transition Plan.
During the pilot project this summer, collection trucks will be at three locations (Foot’s Bay, Windermere, and Beaumaris)...
Posted on Monday, July 13, 2020 04:34 PM
MUSKOKA LAKES – The Township of Muskoka Lakes has closed the Windermere Beach and all dock slips east of the Windermere pavilion until further notice due to a small fuel spill from a sunken vessel. Public docking remains available on the west side of the pavilion.
The Canadian Coast Guard and Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit (SMDHU) are monitoring the on-going clean-up. The Township will consider the advice of the SMDHU and reopen the area when it is safe to do so. The SMDHU is advising that private...
Posted on Monday, July 13, 2020 11:27 AM
Via District of Muskoka Media Release:
Muskoka COVID-19 Drive-Through Testing for Long-Term Care Home, Retirement Home, Other Congregate Living Setting Visits and Most Other Requirements
Community Paramedics in Muskoka are now testing for COVID-19 if you are COVID Asymptomatic and Require a test to visit a long-term care home, retirement home, other congregate living setting visits and most other requirements
July 10, 2020 (Muskoka, ON) -- Testing will be done at drive-through locations in that...
Posted on Monday, July 13, 2020 10:53 AM
Public Notice from the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit:Blue-Green Algae Public Notice
July 10, 2020
The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit would like to inform residents and visitors of the Township of
Muskoka Lakes that laboratory analysis has confirmed the presence of a small bloom of blue-green algae
impacting Weismiller Bay on Lake Muskoka, Township of Muskoka Lakes.
Many species of blue-green algae (also called cyanobacteria) have the potential to produce toxins that
are harmful to...
Posted on Monday, July 13, 2020 10:31 AM
The Township of Muskoka Lakes has been notified by the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit that a swimming advisory has been issued for Hanna Park Beach.
During a swimming advisory, the beach is posted with warning signs that the most recent water samples showed bacteria in numbers that may increase your risk of developing minor skin, eye, ear, nose or throat infections or stomach illness. If you choose to swim during a swimming advisory avoid dunking your head or swallowing the water.