Alert Level 2
Last updated: March 30th, 2021 at 3:15 P.M.
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What is the Town doing?

The Town of Gander is supporting the direction from both Federal and Provincial Government, health authorities and agencies, and taking measures necessary to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.  The Town is working closely with community partners and agencies in response to a quickly evolving situation. The Town’s primary focus is the protection of staff and residents by interrupting chains of transmission of COVID-19 virus in the community and to delaying and reducing an outbreak where possible.

Closures/affected services

  • The Town Hall is open from 8:30 A.M
    • Paying online or via telephone at this time is still possible.
  • Public Works Depot is open from 8:30 A.M.
  • Steele Community Centre opens from 8:30 A.M.
  • The Fire Hall is closed to the public.
  • Where possible, members of the public are encouraged to avail of services online at
    A full staff directory is available here.

  • The Cobb’s Pond Rotary Park is still open but is one directional only in movement.

  • Public council meetings will be closed to the public until further notice. Meetings will be broadcasted live on RogersTV and the Town will be live tweeting as usual.
  • The Waste Transfer Station will resume its sequenced dates to open to the public. (please see the section under refuse)

What can you do?

Practicing good hygiene habits – washing your hands often, refraining from touching your face and shaking hands with others, and frequently cleaning work spaces – are considered the best ways to stay healthy throughout this epidemic. As per recommendations from the Chief Medical Officer, residents are advised to stay at home first and foremost. This means shopping outside of peak hours and practicing social-distancing when in public.

If you exhibit symptoms of the flu (coughing, fever, shortness of breath), please call 811 and adhere to the advice given.

Stay informed:

For disease prevention measures and updates visit:

Federal Government:
Provincial Government:
World Health Organization:

Follow our Facebook page for frequent updates and communication. @townofgander
Follow our Recreation and Community Services Facebook page for social distancing activities and ideas! @recreationtownofgander
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