Woodstock Mayor Trevor Birtch Responds to Woodstock Hospital Employee Contracting COVID-19

Woodstock Mayor Trevor Birtch called into the Heart FM studios to chat about the recent news surrounding a Woodstock Hospital employee contracting the COVID-19 virus. 

WOODSTOCK - Woodstock Mayor Trevor Birtch called into the Heart FM studios to chat about the recent news surrounding a Woodstock Hospital employee contracting the COVID-19 virus. 

Birtch is encouraging citizens to take the virus seriously, however there is no need to panic and also wants to send a huge thank you to everyone working the front lines. You can listen to the full interview here. 

As part of our ongoing efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, and in keeping with the Province of Ontario’s declaration of a State of Emergency, the City of Woodstock has made the decision that, effective Wednesday, March 18 at 4:30 p.m., City Hall (500 Dundas Street) and the Engineering and Public Works offices (944 James Street) will be closed to walk-in visitors until further notice.

Services will continue to be offered over the phone (519-539-1291), via email (information@cityofwoodstock.ca), and on-line

Individuals who need to meet with staff will need to contact staff to make arrangements to meet either electronically or face to face after a screening process. Services such as emergency services, transit, and garbage collection remain fully operational. We appreciate everyone’s patience during this extraordinary time and we will continue to share the best information available as quickly as possible.

For up-to-date information and frequently asked questions regarding Covid-19, please visit www.cityofwoodstock.ca/covid-19.

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