Released March 16, 2020
WEYBURN – As the City of Weyburn continues to keep up to date on the COVID-19 pandemic, City leaders have made the decision to close leisure facilities and suspend arts and cultural programming effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Until further notice, all City of Weyburn leisure facilities will close tomorrow:
• Weyburn Leisure Centre
• Soo Line Historical Museum
• Crescent Point Place/Tom Zandee Sports Arena
In collaboration with the Saskatchewan Health Authority, we are actively monitoring the situation and will continue to evaluate when the facilities may reopen.
The Southeast Regional Library, Including the Weyburn Public Library, will also be canceling all programming, events, and classes effective immediately. Southeast branches will stay open with basic library services.
City Hall Hours of Operation
City Hall remains open for residents wishing to conduct resident and business transactions and to access payment services. However, residents are encouraged to use online payment services as much as possible. More information about online services can be found here or by contacting the Finance Department at (306) 848-3200 or email@example.com
Regular Council Meeting
The meeting Scheduled for Monday, March 23 at 5 p.m. will proceed as planned.
The Province of Saskatchewan has announced enhanced preventive measures for COVID-19. The measures can be found here.
If anyone has symptoms such as fever, cough and difficulty breathing and have traveled outside Canada or have been exposed to someone who has COVID-19, they should stay home and call HealthLine 811.
The City of Weyburn will be adhering to these measures as our top priority is the health, safety and well-being of the community and our employees. We are focused on maintaining City services.
We recommend these precautions to protect against all illnesses:
▪ Wash your hands with soap frequently
▪ Cover your cough or sneeze using the inside of your elbow
▪ Avoid touching your face
▪ Stay home if you feel sick
The Province of Saskatchewan has also announced all classes in Saskatchewan schools from pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12 will be suspended indefinitely, effective March 20th, due to the ongoing COVID pandemic. https://www.saskatchewan.ca/government/news-and-media/2020/march/16/class-suspensions?fbclid=IwAR0908npIuk-uI6DcNI8V8abJD6DNnavjspSVgwQDOQRHFTNneVV9yC7p_w
As this situation evolves, The City of Weyburn will continue to provide regular updates as they are available through our website and social media.
For more information regarding COVID-19, Visit the Government of Saskatchewan webpage.