Businesses and Workplaces invited to learn steps to safely reopen during COVID-19

Date Published: 
June 15 2020

On June 18, business representatives are invited to virtually join the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit at an information session providing insights on managing COVID-19 procedures and protocols as they reopen.  

At this session, presented in partnership with the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit (SMDHU), County of Simcoe, and the District of Muskoka, SMDHU experts Dr. Charles Gardner, Medical Officer of Health and Dr. Steve Rebellato, Vice President, Environmental Health Department will provide insights on how to safely reopen and operate your businesses as the medical pandemic continues.

During the session Dr. Gardner and Dr. Rebellato will help businesses and workplaces to:

  • Understand how COVID-19 is impacting business and workplace operations
  • Learn the requirements for re-opening and operating safely

There will also be an opportunity for businesses to pose questions to local health experts during a Q&A sessio­n.

EVENT: Ask an Expert COVID-19 Workplace and Business Safety in Simcoe Muskoka

Zoom (details for joining the Zoom meeting will be sent in advance)

June 18, 2020 - 3 to 4 p.m.

Registrants can submit question ahead by emailing

This event is a partnership with the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, County of Simcoe and District of Muskoka. Supporting partners include the Small Business Enterprise Centres and Regional Community Futures located throughout Simcoe Muskoka.

Stay tuned for future “Ask the Expert” events organized by the County of Simcoe, regional Small Business Enterprise Centres and regional Community Futures Development Corporations. The series will feature experts on topics such as Health and Safety, HR, Accounting, Marketing, Business Planning, Legal and Mental Health as well as a Q&A session.

County of Simcoe is composed of sixteen member municipalities and provides crucial public services to County residents in addition to providing paramedic and social services to the separated cities of Barrie and Orillia. Visit our website at

Collin Matanowitsch 
County of Simcoe, Service Simcoe Branch
705-734-8386 (mobile)

Jennifer Straw
County of Simcoe, Service Simcoe Branch
705-790-5979 (mobile)