COVID-19

Like other cities in the region, the City of Deux-Montagnes remains in close contact with the government authorities. The City follows the latest recommendations and adapts on a daily basis to the situation.

We invite you to click here to read the message from the Mayor  Denis Martin regarding to the measures taken during this pandemic time.

Upon the “ website News section” please read the press releases issued by the City related to the coronavirus (Covid-19).

 

NATIONAL DAY OF REMEMBRANCE FOR THE VICTIMS OF COVID-19

Today, 11 March 2021, is a National Day of Remembrance for the victims of COVID-19. For more information on this subject, please consult our press release available on the homepage of our website by clicking on this link.

 

COVID-19 VACCINATION SITE DESIGNATED BY CISSS DES LAURENTIDES

 CLOSURE OF THE OLYMPIA ARENA FOR THE SEASON:

THE ARENA IS NOW DESIGNATED AS A SITE FOR MASS VACCINATION

Deux-Montagnes, February 24, 2021 – Under an agreement between the City of Deux-Montagnes and the Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux des Laurentides  (CISSS des Laurentides), the Olympia arena will become by the 15th March a designated COVID-19 vaccination site. The campaign’s deployment in our region requires us to end the free skating activities for the season.

It is important to know that operations surrounding vaccination are the responsibility of Public Health and that, therefore, the City of Deux-Montagnes is in no way involved in the management of appointments.

To find out more about the COVID-19 vaccination operation or to make an appointment, the public is invited to visit the  Québec.ca/vaccinCOVID   website or to call  1 877 644-4545.

Read the press release issued by the CISSS des Laurentides:  https://bit.ly/2ZMIODw

 

MEASURES IMPLEMENTED BY THE CITY IN ORDER TO LIMIT THE SPREAD OF THE COVID-19 THROUGH THE MUNICIPAL SERVICES.

(Update: October 29, 2020)

The territory of the city of Deux-Montagnes will go into the  red zone (maximum alert)  on the COVID-19 alert levels map which will be in effect tomorrow, October 1, 2020. More details to come on the impact of this announcement on City services.

CITY SERVICES TO THE PUBLIC 

From Monday 8 February 2021, the doors of the City Hall will be open to the public, as well as those of all the administrative offices (Leisure, Public Works, Urban Planning and Environment Department). Citizens who wish to limit their visits are invited to contact the departments by telephone at 450 473-2796 or by using the online request and comments form.

Limited access to citizens is maintained for the  Municipal Court , in particular for appearances and for the payment of fines and statements of offence while complying with instructions to limiting the spread of the virus (in particular the disinfection of hands at the reception desk, serving one citizen at a time).

SANITARY MEASURES

In order to protect itself, but also to protect others, the City asks citizens to respect the sanitary instructions in force:

• Respect physical distance
• Washing / disinfecting hands at the entrance to buildings
• Wear the face cover

Cleaning maintenance measures have been strengthened to intensify disinfection on surfaces that are conductive to contagion throughout the City’s buildings.

Measures have also been put in place with the holding of leisure activities. Click here  to consult these measures.

 

 

OUTDOOR RINKS

The colder temperature made it possible to open the ice trail at Olympia Park. This trail is ready to welcome skaters as of tomorrow, January 9. Our teams are working to prepare the other rinks in Central Park and Olympia Park, which in turn will be able to welcome skaters in the next few days, depending on the weather conditions.

Skating is allowed, but must be limited to the family bubble. As group participation in outdoor activities will no longer be permitted, free hockey games will be prohibited.

Also, due to the sanitary measures in effect, no park chalet will be open and the lights will be turned off at 7:30 p.m. to ensure that the 8 p.m. curfew, which will be imposed between January 9 and February 8, is respected.

For more information on outdoor skating rinks:https://www.ville.deux-montagnes.qc.ca/patinoires-exterieures/.

 

ARENA OLYMPIA

Considering that indoor sports activities were prohibited from January 9 to February 8, 2021, all the activities of skating are cancelled and indoor skate ring closed for the season.

Under an agreement between the City of Deux-Montagnes and the Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux des Laurentides  (CISSS des Laurentides), the Olympia arena will become by the 15th March a designated COVID-19 vaccination site.

 

 

MUNICIPAL LIBRARY

TAKE-OUT SERVICE

As of February 8, access to the library shelving is still prohibited to subscribers. The team is currently evaluating the access measures and conditions to be put in place to ensure a safe reopening for all.

However, the opening hours is revised to accommodate the 8 p.m. curfew that took effect on Saturday, January 9: the library closed at 7 p.m. instead of 8 p.m., Monday to Friday.

The Deux-Montagnes library remains open to come and get documents borrowed online via the catalog or by phone. It is also possible for students to reserve a study table or a workstation with a computer. Reservations must be made by phone, at least 24 hours in advance (450 473-2796, option 5).

Subscribers can reserve documents via the catalogue de la bibliothèque  (bouton  Mon dossier) or by telephone (450 473-2796, option 5) during opening hours. They will receive a call when their documents are ready to be picked up at the counter.

A variety of digital resources are available through the library’s website:  https://bibliotheque.ville.deux-montagnes.qc.ca/ 

To find out about all the conditions that has to be respected and the health sanitary measures put in place, consult the library’s website by following this link to a “questions and answers” document:  https://bit.ly/3eanooK

RESERVATION OF STUDY TABLES

Reservation of study tables (4) and computers (3) is possible. This service is reserved exclusively for students in order to facilitate access to education or online work tools. Here is what you need to know:

– Reservations must be made by telephone, 24 hours in advance: 450 473-2796, option 5.

– Study spaces can be reserved for 1 to 4 hours.

– Students must present proof of study (except for elementary students).

– Child under 11 years old must be accompanied by an adult living at the same address. A space cannot accommodate more than two people.

– Wearing a mask is mandatory.

– Students will have access to WIFI and printer.

– Headphones must be worn if sound is used.

– Access to the shelving is forbidden. Students will not be allowed to circulate in the library to consult documents on shelvings.

For further information: 450 473-2796, option 5.

 

NO CASH PAYMENTS ACCEPTED

In order to contribute to the collective effort to limit the spread of Covid-19, no cash payments are now accepted at the City of Deux-Montagnes.

Note: Tax payments at the City Hall can be made by mail and online via the websites of any financial institutions. Also, envelopes containing post-dated cheques can be deposited at any time in the secure mailbox outside located at the City Hall (door on chemin d’Oka).

The payment of fines  can also be paid online, by  Credit card (by phone)  and by using the  secure payment box  at the entrance to the municipal court. For more information, see the  web page related to the payment of fines.

 

TO REACH OUR MUNICIPAL SERVICES

Do you have a request or question for one of our municipal departments?

We invite you to do so by phone (450 473-2796) or by email using the online request form click here  .

 

INFORMATION FOR OWNERS OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS

A poster from the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux (published on April 16, 2020) stated the recommendations and sanitary measures that has to be taken by landlords and tenants to limit the spread of COVID-19.

This poster mention cleaning and disinfection, recommendation on the installation of hand hygiene stations, the prohibition of visits and gatherings, and the delivery of food and goods. Check it out by following this linkhttps://publications.msss.gouv.qc.ca/msss/fichiers/2020/20-210-42W.pdf