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Clarington closures due to coronavirus

As of March 20, 2020, the Municipality of Clarington has closed all playground equipment and structures. This decision was made based on evidence from the World Health Organization, which states that “… the novel coronavirus may remain on surfaces for a few hours or up to several days, depending on several conditions, including type of surface, temperature or humidity of the environment.”

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Orono Country Café meeting a need

“I’m taking it one day at a time,” said Amin Rawhad, owner of the Orono Country Café. “I have been in business for 14 years. I have regular customers who need me to be open. Many of my customers are elderly and unable to cook on their own. I am here for them, for as long as I can.” The Orono Country Café is open seven days a week from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. with a limited menu for pick-up only. To order call 905-983-9009.

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Buttercup Hollow – ready made

Business has been steady, says Diana Stephenson. “It’s been different. People need their sugar fix. People have been in to get frozen meals for neighbours and family members. That part of the business was doing well, but now is skyrocketing.” Buttercup Hollow Pantry is open Tuesday to Friday from 11:00 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. You can order by calling 905-983- 9779, visiting their website or sending a message over Facebook.

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The new normal: takeout and delivery

Restauranteurs in the area have had to quickly and creatively respond to public health announcements and declarations, acting socially responsible to protect their employees and the public, and continuing to provide important services to the community. We spoke with Newcastle restaurants to see how they are adapting to these changing times.

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