Town of Oxford Media Release - Coronavirus Outbreak

In a further effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, follow the advice of our provincial and federal governments, and protect employees and the general public, all Town-owned facilities, including Oxford Town Hall, will be closed to the public – effective immediately.

For the time being there will be a reduced staff presence in the Town Hall, with several employees working remotely. Customers with an urgent service need may call our reception line at 902-447-2170. Service requests will be evaluated and addressed in terms of priority and staff capacity. In some cases, an in-person appointment may be arranged.

Interest will not be added to outstanding accounts for the month of March 2020. Should further such arrangements become advisable an announcement will be made at a later date.

The Town will continue to accept payment of accounts by mail. Send your cheque to: Town of Oxford, PO Box 338, Oxford, NS B0M 1P0. Online/telephone banking payments may also be made via your financial institution.

In order to encourage social distancing and discourage gatherings that may facilitate the transmission of the virus, all meetings of Oxford Town Council and committees for the month of March are cancelled.The Town of Oxford recognizes these measures will create inconvenience for some. These measures are taken with the health of the community and our employees in mind. Thank you for your patience and support.

Please be safe, practice good personal hygiene, and observe social distancing while we all work together to slow the progression of COVID-19.

Direct Inquiries to:
Linda Cloney
Public Information Officer

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