UPDATE on Town of Torbay’s State of Emergency
UPDATE: Town Hall will open tomorrow, Tuesday, January 21, at 9:00AM. All town recreation facilities will remain closed.
Effective Monday, January 20, the Town of Torbay will temporarily lift the State of Emergency from the hours of 6AM and 9PM, daily.
However, until that time the following accomodations have been made:
- Pharmacies are permitted to open from 12PM to 7PM
- Private snow clearing operators are permitted to operate
- The delivery of oil to homes is permitted
- The transportation of essential workers is permitted
- Emergency response vehicles are permitted to use town roads
- Municipal snow clearing vehicles and operations are permitted on town roads.
If you must leave your home, please proceed with caution and be mindful of snow clearing operations and pedestrians. However, the Town asks residents to remain at home unless absolutely necessary, to ensure the safety of all residents and staff and facilitate the continued efforts to clear the roads.
Until further notice, all motorists will be prohibited from using roads in Torbay from the hours of 9PM to 6AM to aid in the continued snow clearing effort, with the exception of essential workers, emergency response vehicles, private snow clearing operators, and municipal snow clearing operations. We remind residents that although the storm is over many streets remain a safety hazard. Please proceed with caution.
All Town of Torbay facilities and buildings will remain closed tomorrow, Monday, January 20.
Businesses are permitted to open between the hours of 6AM-9PM. All businesses must cease operations by 9PM when the State of Emergency comes back into effect.
If you have questions related to a non-urgent health matter, please call 811. If you have a question related to dialysis, please call 777-6300. If you have an emergency, please call 911.
Continue to check back for updates.