Category: COVID-19

New policy requires City staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or regularly tested

Guelph, Ont., August 27, 2021 – The City of Guelph is implementing a new COVID-19 vaccination policy for employees. All staff, not just paramedics, will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination status or get tested for the virus on an ongoing basis. This policy also applies to members of Council, the Guelph […]

UPDATED: COVID-safe summer fun at Guelph camps, parks and patios

Ontario moving to Step One in Roadmap to Reopen on June 11 Updated: June 7, 2021 The Ontario government has announced plans to reduce COVID-19 restrictions and allow larger outdoor gatherings, outdoor dining, outdoor pools and overnight camping as of Friday, June 11. Provincial guidelines are outlined in its Roadmap to Reopen. “This is a great step forward […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Update

The following information is provided by Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health. Please share with your family, friends and neighbours – especially those who live with or care for senior citizens. The City of Guelph is working to help you, your family, your neighbours and our community recover from COVID-19. When can I get the COVID-19 vaccine? You […]

Community encouraged to support local with Guelph Shops

Key facts Visit to find listings of local shops, services and restaurants and to support local Share your local shopping experiences on social media using #GuelphShops Guelph, Ont., July 16, 2020—Today, the City, in partnership with the Guelph Chamber of Commerce and University of Guelph, launched Guelph Shops, a website and campaign encouraging people […]

Guelph opening outdoor pools, splash pads, washrooms, Farmers’ Market and ServiceGuelph with COVID-19 measures in place

Guelph, Ont., June 19, 2020 – The City is set to open a few facilities over the next few weeks with measures in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Recreation centres, libraries, museums remain closed to the public until the City can meet guidelines from Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health. Anyone with COVID-19 symptoms (fever, cough, difficulty […]

Guelph shifting from COVID-19 response to preparing for recovery

Guelph, Ont., May 11, 2020—At this afternoon’s special Council meeting, senior administrative staff detailed the City’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic over the last month, and highlighted the City’s shift from response to preparing for recovery. The report prepared by staff focused on the work underway to advance Guelph’s economic and social recovery, along with […]

Local Enforcement of Emergency Orders

Hello Ward 2! Here’s a brief update on the ongoing City and police response and enforcement of restrictions to prevent the further spread of COVID-19. Non Essential Businesses: Bylaw and Business licensing staff are proactively monitoring and responding to reports of non essential businesses. Staff are using education as tool, and will fine people or […]