COVID-19 Information and Updates
In response to yesterday's announcement from the province that Ontario is temporarily moving back into a modified step two of its roadmap to reopen, the Town of Newmarket will close all indoor recreation facilities and winter programming will be cancelled until at least January 26, in accordance with provincial regulations. Read more.
COVID-19 Vaccine Information in York Region
COVID-19 vaccine distribution is being managed by York Region Public Health in Newmarket. The Town of Newmarket cannot book appointments for COVID-19 vaccines.
For more information on COVID-19 vaccines please visit York Region Public Health's website, email AccessYork@york.ca or call 1-800-361-5653.
Public Health Screening Tool
The Town of Newmarket now has COVID-19 screening for the public and contractors at all municipal facilities.
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. Take the Ministry of Health's the self-assessment
Information and Resources
Newmarket's Approach to Reopening
As the Province of Ontario carries out its reopening plan, the Town of Newmarket continues to take a slow and cautious approach with the health and safety of our community our top priority. We will continue to monitor the changing COVID-19 landscape, seek guidance from the Province of Ontario and assess each reopening phase carefully.
The Town will gradually reopen more recreational outdoor amenities as restrictions are lifted. Staff will be performing necessary maintenance work to ensure these areas are safe for use, in addition to posting updated signage. Thank you for your patience as we work through each reopening phase. To see what's currently open and closed, please visit our
View more information on the
Province of Ontario's framework for reopening.
Practice Social / Physical Distancing
Do your part and help break the chain of transmission. Practice social and physical distancing. Stay at least 6ft. (2m. apart) from other people to help limit the spread of COVID-19.
How Newmarket is prepared
On March 18, 2020, the Town of Newmarket declared a State of Emergency in response to COVID-19. This declaration allowed the Town of Newmarket to dedicate more resources to respond to COVID-19. Due to high vaccination rates, and lower COVID-19 numbers, the Town officially lifted the State of Emergency on August 9, 2021. Learn more by viewing more information on the termination of the State of Emergency.
The Town continues to work closely with York Region Health to monitor for cases of COVID-19 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. Stay connected with the Town of Newmarket by visiting this webpage, staying informed with our local media and through the Town's social media channels onTwitter @TownofNewmarket and on Facebook @TownofNewmarket.