Monthy Garbage Collection Calendar - June 2020
Published: June 2, 2020, 4:03 pm
For more information, visit our Garbage Collection page.
Lunenburg's 267th Birthday
Published: June 2, 2020, 11:25 am
The current Town of Lunenburg was founded on June 7, 1753, making it the Town's 267th birthday!
We are participating in a virtual Lunenburg’s Birthday celebration on Friday, June 5th alongside activities planned by the Lunenburg Board of Trade.
At noon, the Mayor will be making some remarks and presenting the Heritage Recognition Awards, which recognizes property owners and developers for a “job well done” in outstanding restoration and/or rehabilitation work that contribute positively to a streetscape. She will then do a virtual cake cutting.
Please join us via Zoom (https://zoom.us/j/92832622578) or YouTube Live via our channel (https://bit.ly/2UN0woH). No accounts are necessary.
Published: May 26, 2020, 10:40 am
May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month. Enjoy the outdoors - and check for ticks!
From Nova Scotia Public Health:
Summer in Nova Scotia is a wonderful season where people spend countless hours outdoors at the many beautiful beaches, trails, parks, and wooded areas. But as we take in these natural riches we must also be mindful of the presence of ticks. These small insects – sometimes as small as the period at the end of this sentence – are found across Nova Scotia and can cause tick-borne diseases.
To learn more about tick safety, visit https://novascotia.ca/ticksafety/ or call your local Public Health office at 902-543-0850.
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Accessible Lunenburg County
Published: May 21, 2020, 12:53 pm
Let's Talk Accessibility! The municipalities in Lunenburg County are creating an Accessibility Plan to improve accessibility in our region. We want to hear from you!
If you are a person with a disability, family member or caretaker of someone with a disability, or an organization that represent people with disabilities, please complete our survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/AccessibleLunenburgCounty
Your feedback is important and will help to develop standards for accessibility for all of Lunenburg County.
Would you like assistance completing the survey? Call us at (902) 530-2088.
For more information, visit our website's Accessibility page.
New COVID-19 Web Page
Published: April 7, 2020, 5:37 pm
For the convenience of our residents, there is a new COVID-19 Updates and Information page on our website where the latest Town of Lunenburg closures and adjustments during this time will be listed.
You can access this page either through the quick-link at top left of the home page, or see: https://explorelunenburg.ca/covid-19.html
For accurate, up-to-date information from the province, please visit: https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/
Mental Health During the Health Crisis
Published: March 18, 2020, 2:49 pm
The Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) global health crisis brings with it a great deal of stress for the population. As we practice social distancing and other preventative measures, it’s important to be aware of the stress effects on your mental health.
- Slow down the news cycle. Avoid watching, reading, or listening to the near-constant news streams or to online rumours or poor advice that can cause you to feel anxious or distressed. Seek reliable information mainly to take practical steps. Look for updates once or twice at specific times during the day, from reliable sources (see the list at the bottom). Keep things in perspective.
- Read positive stories about the good things happening in the world, listen to uplifting music, read a good book, watch a fun movie, meditate. Phone or video call your family and friends so that they (and you) do not become isolated – and don’t talk only about the virus.
- Take care of your basic needs. Keep regular sleep routines, eat healthy food, and get some exercise. The sun is out today – consider taking a walk outside (maintaining 2m/6ft social distance)!
- If you are working from home, try to maintain a familiar daily routine and remember to take breaks. Be understanding with your colleagues.
- Your children or older relatives may be more anxious or angry at this time. Share simple facts about what is going on. Share simple practices like hand washing. Be patient. Be kind.
Public health agencies and experts in all countries are working on the outbreak. Protect yourself and be supportive to others, especially the caretakers and healthcare workers in your community.
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