Marathon Resident Information

The Town’s critical and essential services, including fire services, drinking water & wastewater treatment, snow clearing, and essential front counter customer services will continue. The Town will isolate critical Staff so to ensure the continuation of essential services.

Our phone lines will remain open from 10:00am- 2:00pm Monday-Friday 807-229-1340 and email info@marathon.ca and we encourage residents reach out if they have questions. A drop box outside of Town Hall is available to drop off documents.  Residents are encouraged to delay any non-essential business or to consider conducting business online or by phone, where possible.

Bag Tags are available at Circle K, and Canadian Tire and residential garbage pickup will continue as normal.

Town News Releases

Friday, March 27, 2020 - Media Release

Monday, March 23rd, 2020 - Media Release

Thursday, March 19th, 2020 - Media Release

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020 - Media Release

Sunday, March 15th, 2020 - Media Release

Monday, March 30th, 2020 - Media Release

Resources for Residents

COVID-19 Self-Assessment

If you think you have coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has it, use this self-assessment to help determine how to seek further care.

Self-assessment

Groceries

Sirards Your Independent Grocer offers online grocery shopping through their PC Express program. During this time the convenience fee has been waived. Visit their Facebook Page for more information on what they're doing to provide customers a safe experience.

PC Express Online Groceries

 

Ongoing Precautions & Additional Information

The best sources of information are health officials. Here are links to sites that may be helpful to you:   

All public health officials agree that the best way to prevent the spread of COVID-19 is to follow typical flu precautions. These include the following:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water or alcohol-based hand sanitizer
  • Sneeze and cough into your sleeve
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth
  • Avoid contact with people who are sick
  • Stay home if you are sick

Information for Businesses

Superior North CFDC

Regional Development Agencies

Department of Finance Canada

Global Affairs Canada

Business Development Canada

Employment and Social Development Canada

Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Canadian Federation of Independent Business

Destination Canada 

 

Read MORE ABOUT THE IMPACT OF THIS MORNING'S ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE PREMIER: ONTARIO ENACTS DECLARATION OF EMERGENCY TO PROTECT THE PUBLIC 

https://news.ontario.ca/opo/en/2020/03/ontario-enacts-declaration-of-emergency-to-protect-the-public.html

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