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Every Action Counts. Help stop the spread of COVID-19.

  • Wear a mask or face covering
  • Wash your hands
  • Keep a safe distance from others (2 metres/6 feet)
  • Limit travel outside your home
  • Support local


Markham enters RED-CONTROL Zone on February 22.

At 12:01 AM on Monday, February 22, the City of Markham will enter the RED-CONTROL Zone under a revised and strengthened Keeping Ontario Safe and Open COVID-19 Response Framework.

While the Stay-at-Home Order and State of Emergency will no longer be in effect for the City of Markham as of that date, residents are asked to continue to limit travel outside of the home to essential trips for groceries, medicine, to access healthcare services, for essential work or to exercise.

Residents are urged not to travel between regions as several new and infectious strains of COVID-19 have been detected in Ontario. Minimizing travel and interactions with those outside of your household will help keep your loved ones safe and protect the healthcare system and hospitals.

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View health & safety measures for all zones.

During these challenging times, the health and safety of our community and employees is our number one priority.

As we navigate the pandemic together, the City of Markham continues to monitor and follow advice from public health officials at the federal, provincial and regional levels.

The City is taking a responsible and measured approach to reopening, which is guided by the Government of Ontario’s  COVID-19 Response Framework: Keeping Ontario Safe & Open and the City of Markham’s Response, Recovery & Reinvention Plan.

Get the latest information about COVID-19 from York Region Public Health.

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