Booking a COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment for People Born on or Before 1941

Peterborough Pubic Health is using the provincial booking system, COVax to book immunization clinics. Please see the information below or visit the Peterborough Public Health Vaccination webpage for more information.

Before you book an appointment:

1. Guidance for Special Populations

Some people need to consult their healthcare provider before booking a vaccine appointment. If you are part of this population, please consult your healthcare provider before booking an appointment to receive the vaccine. This includes:
▪ People that are immunocompromised
▪ People with severe allergies

If you do not have a healthcare provider you can speak to a healthcare provider through:
▪ Telehealth – 1-866-797-0007
▪ Peterborough Virtual Care Clinic – 705-536-0882

2. Identify someone who can help you book your appointment
COVID-19 vaccine appointments are primarily booked online. If you need assistance with online booking please ask a family member or close friend to assist you.

3. Information needed to book
To book an appointment you or someone assisting you will need:
▪ Your name and birthdate
▪ Postal code
▪ Health card number on the front and back
▪ If you have a red and white health card you will need to book over the phone
▪ Availability for first and second dose. Please note – the second dose will be booked when you book the first dose.

Transportation to COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic with Community Care Telephone Contacts

Transportation to COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic with Community Care

4. TransportationBefore booking an appointment, ensure you have access to transportation on that day.

Do you need assistance with transportation? Community Care can help, call 705-652-8655 for the Lakefield branch and 705-639-5631 for the Norwood branch.

5. Eligibility continues
Once you are eligible to book a vaccine appointment you will continue to be eligible. If a clinic does not work for you now, you will be able to
book at a later date for another clinic.

Booking an appointment:
At this time, appointments are only available for people born in 1941 or before.
1. Book your appointment online at
2. If you cannot book online, call 705-876-4636 for assistance with booking.
a. Before you call, please be ready to provide your name, date of birth, availability for the appointment and Ontario health card number.
b. First and second dose vaccine appointments will be booked at the same time.
c. Please note, this line is staffed Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. You will not be able to leave a voice mail. If the line is busy please hang on or hang up and call back at another time.

If you are having issues with the booking system or have general COVID-19 vaccine questions please contact the Ministry of Health for assistance at 1-888-999-6488.

First Dose Vaccine Locations and Appointment Dates for people born in 1941 or Before:

▪ Evinrude Centre
911 Monaghan Rd, Peterborough ON
March 20-27, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

▪ Norwood Community Centre – Millennium Room
88 Alma St, Norwood ON
March 22-24, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

▪ Peterborough Regional Health Centre
1 Hospital Dr, Peterborough, ON
March 20-25, Sat-Sun 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Mon – Thurs 12:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

At the appointment:
To attend a vaccine clinic, you MUST have an appointment. You will not be able to receive the vaccine without an appointment. Walk-ins will not be accepted.
1. Before you arrive, take the COVID-19 online assessment. If you do not pass the assessment, please do not attend the appointment. Call or go online to reschedule your appointment.
2. Appointment time = arrival time. Please arrive at the time your appointment is booked. If you arrive sooner you will be asked to wait outside or in your vehicle until space is cleared for you to come in.
3. Bring your Ontario health card
4. Please follow the clinic rules posted.

COVID Vaccination for Those Born 1941 and Before – What You Need to Know Regarding Booking Your Vaccination (pdf – 135KB)
COVID Vaccination for Those Born 1941 and Before – Vaccinated, Now What? (pdf – 105KB) COVID Handout – 80+ pre clinic comm

2021 Budget Presentation

The Township of Douro-Dummer will be holding an Electronic Public Meeting for the 2021 Budget. The presentations will be a synopsis of the capital and operating budgets. The Draft 2021 Budget will be posted on the Township website in advance of the meetings.

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 5:00pm Draft Budget Presentation – Capital
Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 5:00pm Draft Budget Presentation – Operating


Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 5:00pm 2021 Budget Deliberation and Discussion
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 5:00pm 2021 Budget – Review and Approval

For information or questions regarding the proposed budget, please contact Martina Chait-Hartwig at: 705-652-8392 Ext. 210 or email Martina Chait-Hartwig.

Public Participation for the Budget Public Meeting

The Public Meeting will be recorded and live-streamed on the Township’s YouTube channel. The agenda package and will be available for public viewing on the Township’s website when the agenda is posted.

If you have any questions please contact:

Martina Chait-Hartwig, Deputy Clerk

Fax: 705-652-5044
Municipal Office Drop Box: 894 South Street, Warsaw

2021 Public Notice – Budget Presentation (pdf – 47KB)

Half Loads In Effect March 1, 2021

Half load restrictions will be in place on all Township roads starting March 1, 2020 and will remain in place until further notice.

Please visit the County of Peterborough’s website regrading reduced load restrictions on County Roads.

For more information please contact:

Jake Condon
Manager of Public Works
Township of Douro-Dummer
(705) 652-8402
E-mail Public Works

Municipal Office Open: By Appointment Only

For the health and safety of everyone, please ensure to follow Covid-19 health and safety protocols as recommended by Public Health Authorities.

– Appointment must be booked in advance to ensure the proper staff member is available during your visit
-Wear a face covering
-Respect social distancing guidelines
-Screening tool must be completed

Cheque payments and documents can be dropped in the township mailbox located outside of the front doors. The mailbox is locked, but please no cash payments left in this box.

To make an appointment call the municipal office at 705 652 8392, or email us at and staff will be happy to assist you.

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Township of Douro-Dummer Welcomes New CAO

The Township of Douro-Dummer is pleased to announce that Elana Arthurs has been hired as the new Chief Administrative Officer
 (CAO) for the Township.

Elana brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the role of CAO. In her current role as Clerk for the Township of Cavan-Monaghan, Elana was the first to introduced internet and telephone voting in 2014 and led the way for its implementation throughout the County of Peterborough in the 2018 municipal election. She has been responsible for ushering in change and modernization initiatives such as a corporate wide records retention system and major cost savings in regards to the municipal insurance program. Elana has also held the position of Deputy Clerk at the Town of Prescott and has experience in the private sector.

Mayor J. Murray Jones said that “We welcome Elana to the Douro-Dummer family. Her wide range of municipal experience will serve us all very well as we move forward.”

Elana is a Certified Municipal Officer (CMO) and holds the designation of Accredited Ontario Municipal Clerk (AOMC). She is active in promoting and improving the municipal sector through a variety of volunteer roles with the Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario (AMCTO), including her current role as a member of the Board of Directors.

“I am honoured to have been chosen to serve as CAO for the Township of Douro-Dummer and thrilled to be joining this vibrant community, rich in heritage and natural beauty.” Said Elana Arthurs. “I look forward to building strong and respectful relationships with residents and businesses across the Township and leading the dedicated municipal team. There are many opportunities and great things yet to come in Douro-Dummer and I am committed to working diligently for the community, staff and Council.”

The appointment of Elana to the position of CAO for the Township of Douro-Dummer will take effect on Monday, March 15, 2021.

For more information please contact:
Mayor J. Murray Jones
Township of Douro-Dummer
894 South Street, Warsaw, ON, K0L 3A0
Phone: (705) 652-6325
E-mail Mayor Jones

Township of Douro-Dummer Welcomes New CAO (pdf – 76KB)

Free Webinar: Agricultural Workplace COVID-19 Inspection Initiative and TFAW Safety

The Ontario Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD) has launched its second COVID-19 Inspection Initiative focusing on agricultural workplaces, with a goal to help protect temporary foreign agricultural workers.

On Thursday, February 11th at 10:30am, learn about the details of this initiative from the MLTSD manager responsible for coordinating it, including the opportunity to ask questions. The event is meant to share knowledge and increase understanding of the regulatory framework among community and worker support networks, but is open to all.

Click here to register for this Free Webinar.

Tourism Resiliency Funding

Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development, together with partner Community Futures Peterborough will be administering non-repayable financial support ranging from $2,500 to $20,000 for eligible tourism-dependent businesses in the City of Peterborough, County of Peterborough, Hiawatha First Nation and Curve Lake First Nation. This fund is to help offset business adaption costs associated with changing health and safety requirements and increasing safety demands for tourism-dependent businesses.

Eligible businesses can apply for a non-repayable contribution of up to $20,000 to support one-time business adaptation and re-opening costs incurred by tourism-oriented businesses (20% match by the applicant is required).

For more information on the Tourism Resiliency Fund, and if your business is eligible, visit the Tourism Resiliency Fund Program Overview page. Applications are now open, and will close February 12th, 2021 at 5:00pm.

Note: Marketing activities are ineligible expenses.

2021 Dog Tag License Reminder

The Township of Douro-Dummer 2021 Dog Tag renewal season is here. Current active tags can be renewed, or new tags can be purchased. Please call 705 652- 8392 or email with any questions.

Male/Female paid before April 30th $15.00
Male/Female paid after April 30th $20.00
Kennel Licenses paid before April 30th $50.00
Kennel Licenses paid after April 30th $75.00
Fine- Running at Large -dog claimed by owner/pound $105.00
Replacement Dog License $5.00

Cheques can be mailed to:
Township of Douro-Dummer
894 South Street, P.O. Box 92
Warsaw, Ontario
K0L 3A0

Phone: 705 652 8392
Fax: 705 652 5044
Toll Free Number: 1 800 899 8785

Ontario Small Business Support Grant – Applications Now Open

Applications for the New Ontario Small Business Support Grant are now open. This vital program will provide eligible businesses a one-time grant in much needed support to help get them through these challenging times.

A minimum of $10,000 and up to $20,000 will be provided to eligible small businesses facing challenges due to the necessary Provincewide Shutdown. This grant allows flexibility for small business owners so that they can spend it however makes the most sense for their businesses (e.g., paying rent, paying employee wages, maintaining inventory, etc.).

Businesses can apply at:

Small businesses are also encouraged to visit Ontario’s One-Window Small Business Portal which lists all available supports for small businesses struggling with COVID-19 at: