Use the Ministry of Health's self-assessment to help determine if you need to seek care.
If you’re having difficulty breathing or experiencing other severe symptoms, call 911. Always call your health care provider before visiting.
Information and Resources
How Newmarket is prepared
The Town of Newmarket declared a
State of Emergency in response to COVID-19 on March 18, 2020. This declaration is not to incite panic but to encourage action and allow the Town to dedicate more resources to respond to COVID-19. You can learn more about what this means and why this declaration was made by visiting our
State of Emergency webpage.
The Town continues to work closely with York Region Health to monitor for cases of COVID-19 (formerly known as the novel coronavirus) in Newmarket. York Region Health is also collaborating with local hospitals, emergency services and other health agencies to ensure prompt reporting and follow up of all individuals who may require testing for COVID-19.
The health and safety of all Newmarket residents and our patrons are our top priority. As a precaution, the Town is engaged in higher frequency cleaning and disinfection of high-touch points. These measures have been taken in support of the Province of Ontario's direction to facilitate social distancing to protect staff and residents from the spread of COVID-19.
The Town will also notify the public of future cancellations, openings and updates through:
Practice Social / Physical Distancing
Do your part and help break the chain of transmission. Practice social and physical distancing. Stay at least 6ft. (1.8m apart) from other people to help limit the spread of COVID-19. Social and physical distancing means:
- Limiting the number of people you come in close contact with (Province of Ontario prohibits gatherings of more than five people. This rule does not apply to private households of more than five people and other strict exceptions)
- No physical gatherings, parties, going to the playground or playdates with other children
- Limiting your trips outdoors to essentials only (groceries, work, exercise etc.)
- If you must go outside, practice safe social and physical distancing. Stay at least 6ft (1.8m apart) from other people.