The following page has been provided as a resource regarding COVID-19.

For details about the current status of COVID-19 in our community, and ways you can protect yourself, visit the Peterborough Public Health website.

What the Township is doing in response to COVID-19

The Township of North Kawartha is taking actions to help protect the health of our community during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Effective immediately all Municipal Buildings and Facilities with the exception of our Waste/Transfer stations are closed to the public. 

As Garbage and Recycling Collection is deemed an essential service, the Waste/Transfer Stations will maintain regular hours but will not be accepting: Waste Organics, Textiles, or Re-Use Depot items, until further notice. Curbside Collection will continue as per the normal schedule. To support social distancing, residents are encouraged to use Curbside Collection.

Municipal business will continue with municipal staff and Council being available to the public at 705-656-4445 or direct lines or emails by using our Contact Us directory or or by using, but no in-person access


Township Public Notices
Other Cancellations

March 18, 2020 - Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism

  • The Kawartha Chamber of Commerce is providing a list of cancellations / closures that include some local businesses and the Township
Council and Committee Meetings
  • March 16, 2020 - Please take notice that the Township of North Kawartha has Council and committee meetings are suspended until further notice.

Public Notice:  March 17 Council Meeting Notice Cancellation

North Kawartha Health Centre

March 18, 2020 - North Kawartha Health Centre Notice

North Kawartha Health Centre will be suspending all non-vital visits. Call the office at (705) 656-3330 to discuss urgent concerns. Please read the attached Notice regarding prescription renewal.


North Kawartha Public Library closed its branches to the public, effective Saturday, March 14th at 2:00 pm. Branches plan to reopen Tuesday, April 7th.

All programs, events and room rentals are also cancelled during the closure.

Item due dates will be extended until the Library reopens.

Visit the North Kawartha Public Library site for more information. 

How to Make your Tax Payments
  • Tax Payments by cheque can be mailed or placed in our drop box located to the right of our main door. Please indicate if you would like a receipt with your payment and one will be mailed you.
  • Customers may pay their taxes online through online banking or through telebanking. Search under "North Kawartha" in your bank's payee listing to set up your account.  Your account number is the first 15 digits of your Property Roll Number.
  • To accept credit card payments, the Township of North Kawartha uses a secure, third-party company Paymentus 1-844-293-2299. They will charge a 2.5% service fee for each transaction.
  • You can also be set up for preauthorized payments.
  • If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Deputy Treasurer at 705-656-4445 ext. 233, or the Accounting Assistant at 705-656-4445 ext. 235,
Business Resources

Peterborough and the Kawarthas Economic Development

Peterborough Chamber of Commerce

Additional Information

Peterborough Public Health (PPH) is offering extended hours for COVID-19 screening calls. If you suspect you have symptoms of COVID-19, please call PPH at 705-743-1000 x401 (Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 8:00 pm, or Saturdays 9:00 am to 4:00 pm). If you need to call after hours, please call Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000.  

For more information:

Peterborough Public Health – Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Province of Ontario – The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
World Health Organization – Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
A Self Assessment Tool available at:

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Health Canada -

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Ontario Energy Board (Hydro)

Government of Ontario News Releases

Learn how the Ministry of Health is helping to keep Ontarians safe during the 2019 Novel Coronavirus outbreak. Find out how to protect yourself and how to recognize symptoms.

The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Keep informed with the Govenment of Ontario News Releases by accessing Ontario news about the 2019 novel coronavirus

Self-Assessment Tool

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