Bonnechere Valley Media Releases and COVID-19 Information

pdf fileTownship of Bonnechere Valley's Media Release - February 10, 2021
Opening of Municipal Office, Garbage Tags and Dump Cards, Bonnechere Union Public Library, Public Skating etc.
pdf fileTownship of Bonnechere Valley's Media Release - January 15, 2021
Closure of All Municipal Buildings, Garbage Tags and Dump Cards, Fire Permits, Building Permits, Bonnechere Union Public Library, Outdoor Rink, and Ice Fishing
pdf fileProvincial Lockdown and How it Affects Bonnechere Valley - December 23, 2020
pdf fileTownship of Bonnechere Valley's Media Release - October 2, 2020
Information for Residents includes COVID-19, Closures to facilities and events, Final Tax Installment Due Date and Operational Review Report
pdf fileTownship of Bonnechere Valley Media Release - September 18, 2020
Information for Residents including Schools Re-opening, Closures to Facilities and Events, Final Tax Installment Due Date, Upcoming Events and BV Heroes.
pdf fileTownship of Bonnechere Valley Media Release - July 17, 2020
The release includes information pertaining to: Playgrounds Reopening, Face Masks, Level 1 Burn Ban, Cancellation of Fire Department's Pancake Breakfast, Bonnechere Valley Golf Tournament, Bookings at the Eagle's Nest, and "Ask Mayor Murphy" segments.
pdf fileTownship of Bonnechere Valley Media Release - July 10, 2020
The release has information on masks required in indoor public facilities, public washrooms, campfires, operational review survey and "Ask Mayor Murphy" segments.
pdf fileTownship of Bonnechere Valley Media Release - June 26, 2020
pdf fileTownship of Bonnechere Valley's Media Release - June 19, 2020
This release includes information on the Canada Day Fireworks, Re-0pening of Bonnechere Union Public Library, Bonnechere Museum, Eganville Farmers' Market, Level One Fire Ban being lifted June 24th
pdf fileTownsh of Bonnechere Valley's Media Release - June 12, 2020
This release includes information on the Splash Pad, Seasonal Washrooms, Level 1 Fire Ban, Garbage Tags/Dump Cards and Canada Day Fireworks.
pdf fileTownship of Bonnechere Valley's Media Release - June 5, 2020
This release includes information on the Beaches Open, Level 1 Fire Ban, Municipal Office Reopening, Waste Site Fees and COVID19 Testing
pdf fileTownship of Bonnechere Valley's Media Release - May 29, 2020
This release includes information on beaches, the Municipal Office Reopening, and Covid-19 testing.
pdf fileTownship of Bonnechere Valley Media Release - May 22, 2020
This release includes information on the Municipal Office Reopening, Waste Site Fees, RV Pumping Station, Level 1 Fire Ban and Beaches Are Closed
pdf fileCOVID-19 roles and Responsibilities
This shows the four levels of government and their roles and responsibilities during COVID-19
pdf fileTownship of Bonnechere Valley Media Release - May 15, 2020
This release has information pertaining to Victoria Day Long Weekend, Fire Bar Update, Waste Site Information and Bonnechere Valley Heroes
pdf fileTownship of Bonnechere Valley's Media Release - May 8, 2020
The release includes information on the Visiting the Cottage, Municipal Parks, Garage/Yard Sales and Bonnechere Valley Heroes
pdf fileTownship of Bonnechere Valley's Media Release - May 1, 2020
This release includes information on Canada Day, Cancellation of Minor Sports Seasons, Continuation of Fire Ban, Boat Launch Locations and Recognizing our Bonnechere Valley Heroes
pdf fileTownship of Bonenchere Valley's Media Release - April 24, 2020
The release includes information on the Building Permits, Bonnechere Union Public Library and Fishing in Bonnechere Valley
pdf fileTownship of Bonnechere Valley's Media Release - April 17, 2020
The release includes information on the Extension of the State of Emergency, Closures of Public Spaces, Renfrew County ATV Club message, Level 2 Fire Ban, It Takes a Village website, Virtual Council Meetings
pdf fileTownship of Bonnechere Valley's Media Release - April 10, 2020
The release includes information on the Virtual Easter Treasure Hunt, Council Meeting, Waste Site Information, Business Survey etc.
pdf fileBonnechere Valley's Media Release - April 7, 2020
Information for residents as the Easter Weekend approaches
pdf fileTownship of Bonnechere Valley's Media Release - April 3, 2020
Information for Residents including Level 2 Fire Ban, Wireless Locations in the Township and the Renfrew County Virtual Triage and Assessment Centre.
pdf fileJoint Mayor Message - March 31, 2020
Joint message from Bonnechere Valley Mayor Jennifer Murphy and North Algona Wilberforce Mayor James Brose
pdf fileTownship of Bonnechere Valley's Media Release - March 31, 2020
Emergency Declared for Renfrew County, Changes to Waste Site Hours during COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) and Council Meeting information for Residents
pdf fileTownship of Bonnechere Valley's Media Release - March 27, 2020
We have some important reminders to share.
pdf fileTownship of Bonnechere Valley's Media Release - March 24, 2020
Based on information provided from the Renfrew County and District Health Unit they are indicating that the Institut national de sante publique du Quebec notified them that a Quebec resident working in Renfrew County tested positive for COVID-19.
pdf fileTownship of Bonnechere Valley's Media Release UPDATE surrounding COVID-19 - March 23, 2020
The Township of Bonnechere Valley's Emergency Management Group met by teleconference on March 23, 2020 to review the current situation concerning additional service changes surrounding COVID-19. We expect people who have travelled to self-isolate to protect the health and safety of our community.
pdf fileTownship of Bonnechere Valley's Media Release - March 16, 2020
The Township of Bonnechere Valley's Emergency Management Group met today to review the current situation involving COVID-19. The Emergency Management Group will be monitoring the situation on a weekly basis. See the press release concerning events and services that are impacted.
pdf fileCounty of Renfrew Media Release - May 1, 2020
County trails open with a reminder to use physical distancing
pdf fileCounty of Renfrew Media Release - March 31, 2020
County of Renfrew notified of first case of COVID-19 in a Staff Member at Miramichi Lodge.
pdf fileCounty of Renfrew Press Release - March 30, 2020
County of Renfrew Warden Debbie Robinson declares a State of Emergency for Renfrew County.
pdf fileCounty of Renfrew Media Release - March 31, 2020
The Council of the County of Renfrew will be conducting a special meeting of Council (April 1st at 10 am) to meet and discuss the County of Renfrew's response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Details surrounding the livestream are in the release.

COVID 19


Learn how the Ministry of Health is helping to keep Ontarians safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Renfrew County and District Health Unit

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pdf fileRenfrew County and District Health Unit Release - March 31, 2020
Renfrew County and District Health Unit reports five cases of COVID-19 in Renfrew County and District
pdf fileRenfrew County and District Health Unit Release - March 29, 2020
Renfrew County and District Health Unit reports second positive case of COVID-19 in Renfrew County and District
pdf fileRenfrew County and District Health Unit Release - March 29, 2020
Renfrew County and District Health Unit confirms the first death related to COVID-19 in Renfrew County and District. A woman in her 90s passed away early the morning of March 29, 2020 at Pembroke Regional Hospital
pdf fileRenfrew County and District Health Unit Release - March 25, 2020
Renfrew County and District Health Unit reports first positive case of COVID-19 in a resident of Renfrew County

Renfrew County Economic Development Task Force

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pdf fileRenfrew County Economic Task Force
The County of Renfrew is creating an Economic Task Force to guide for COVID-19 response and recovery

Limiting Access or Closing of Bonnechere Valley Public Spaces


With Ontario extending emergency declaration to stop the spread of COVID-19, the Township of Bonnechere Valley is also limiting access or closing some of its public spaces.  Please see the listing below:

  • Centennial Park in Eganville is closed to the public;
  • Legion field is open to the public for walking, however the play areas and ballfields will be closed;
  • Rotary Beach the playground is closed;
  • Recreational Geology Trail in Eganville is open.
  • Buelow Beach walking trail is open but the beach area is closed; 
  • Foymount Park is a open but the playground is off limits; 
  • Cormac Park is open;
  • Opeongo Park is open but the playground is off limits;

The Renfrew County Virtual Triage and Assessment Centre


What is the Renfrew County Virtual Triage and Assessment Centre?

The Renfrew County Virtual Triage and Assessment Centre is a new pandemic healthcare service to reduce the demand on Emergency Departments and provide Renfrew County residents, who do not have a family physician or cannot access their family physician, with the appropriate level of care when they have any health concern (including concerns related to COVID-19).

Who can access it?

Any Renfrew County resident who has a health concern (including concerns related to COVID-19) and does not have a family physician or cannot access their family physician.

How can I access the Centre?

  • Call 1-844-727-6404
  • Have your OHIP card ready
  • A medical receptionist will take your details and arrange for a physician or nurse practitioner to contact you via telephone.

How does the Centre provide care?

The RCVTAC is a virtual solution that allows nurse practitioners, physicians and/or community paramedics to assess and manage health concerns in multiple ways depending on a person’s needs.

This includes:

  • Phone appointments
  • Video appointments
  • In-home assessments and diagnostic testing by community paramedics
  • Remote monitoring and alerting and if necessary, escalation to a designated team of physicians and allied health professionals for the management of patients with COVID-19
  • Referral to other services including mental health support

Where can I learn more?

Visit Renfrew County Virtual Triage and Assessment Centre website.

Stop the Spread Business Information Line Now Open at 1-888-444-3659

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pdf fileBusiness Information Line Now Open
The province has launched a toll-free line 1-888-444-3659 to provide support to Ontario businesses who have questions about the province's recent emergency order to close at-risk workplaces following recommendations by Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health.

Support for Businesses and Individuals

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pdf fileEconomic and Fiscal Update - Support for Businesses and Individuals
This document provides a list of support programs for Businesses and Individuals as part of the Economic and Fiscal update surrounding COVID-19