Our main office is closed to the public until our health officials and governments consider it safe to reopen. Until then, we will continue to support individuals and families as an essential service. We are monitoring the situation closely and will provide updates as necessary. If you have questions regarding our closure, please contact clh@clhuntsville.ca for more information.

In an effort to support the safety and well-being of everyone in our community, we are gathering resources and community updates about COVID-19. We will work to keep this information updated as the situation changes.

Click on the menu items below to be directed to the information you need:

Community Updates

Municipal Services

Huntsville Town Buildings and Services

For up-to-date information about Huntsville's municipal services, facilities, media releases, Mayoral updates and more visit: huntsville.ca/covid19.

Township of Lake of Bays

For information and updates about the Township of Lake of Bays' municipal services, visit: lakeofbays.on.ca/covid-19

District of Muskoka

For the latest updates on all District program and service impacts, and to learn more about the actions taken in response to COVID-19, visit www.muskoka.on.ca/coronavirus

Huntsville Public Transit

The Town will continue to work closely with the service provider, Campbell Bus Lines Ltd., in regards to safety precautions and operations. While also following recommended best practices by Simcoe-Muskoka District Health Unit.

For frequently asked questions about Huntsville's Public Transit Services, or to ask a question on Town Services during COVID-19 visit: myhuntsville.ca.

Accessible Resources

Picture Story to Understand COVID-19

Beyond Words created "Beating the Virus", a picture story that helps have conversations with people with developmental disabilities about the virus, talk about their fears and reassure them. This resource is free download and we encourage you to share it with anyone who may find it helpful: CLICK HERE.

Disability Accommodations and Supports to Help Everyone Prevent COVID-19 

Standard infection prevention advice is often difficult or impossible to follow for people living with disabilities. This article shares accommodations and supports can help. CLICK HERE

How to Make Virtual Meetings and Events Accessible to the Disability Community

Rooted in Rights created a detailed guide of how to make virtual meetings more accessible, from the planning process to the online presentation. CLICK HERE

Mental Health Resources

Coping with Stress and Anxiety

The Canadian Association for Mental Health has tips and coping strategies to help support you during this difficult time. CLICK HERE

Information by Government of Canada

For information about the Government of Canada's financial supports during COVID-19, CLICK HERE.

Resources for Children

Community Living Huntsville's Virtual Classroom

Our Resource Teacher Caitlin created an online space for children to explore and feel supported. Take a virtual field trip, read a book aloud, play a game, or try some mindfulness activities! CLICK HERE

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