Community Messages

Tuesday, May 26
All day

Chatham Kent Women's Centre is here for you

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Chatham Kent Women's Centre is here for you. Need help? Give us a call at (519) 351-9144.  Outreach counsellors are working remotely and are still counselling clients over the phone and through text.  

All day

Updates on Closures

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

It's going to be a challenge to follow along with all the opening updates as they begin to happen. Please follow the CK Public Health updated page https://ckphu.com/closure-updates/ where they've created a quick list to help you follow along.

All day

Recreational Burn Permits Now Permitted

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Please be advised that as of May 12, 2020, Chatham-Kent Fire & Emergency Services has lifted the municipal wide recreational (campfire) permit suspension that was put in place on April 1st. Unsure if you need a recreational permit or not? Need to get a recreational permit? Visit www.ckfire.ca. 

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Calling All Creative Kids!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Calling all creative kids (and kids at heart)! The Cultural Centre misses seeing your creations!! Starting weekly we will be posting a new 'Isolation Creation' challenge for ANY age to have fun with and complete. Challenge #1: Create a carnival ride out of any materials that you have handy! We invite you to share your masterpiece with us in the comments via a photo- or a video explaining your piece to us and how you made it! Happy Crafting!  

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We Are Here to Help

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

In light of the #covid19 pandemic, Chatham-Kent Children's Services have had to change the way they deliver their #mentalhealth services at this time. They are actively accepting referrals and offering all of their regular mental health services via telephone and video! For more information about mental health services or to make a referral please call 519-352-0440 or email mhdevintake@ckcs.on.ca      

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

May is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance is reminding our community that the Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence (SA/DV) Treatment Centre is still open 24 hours a day, 7 days per week in the Emergency Department. Their specially trained SA/DV nurses are ready to help victims of sexual assault and domestic violence with the services they need.    

All day

ATTENTION PARENTS OF GRADE 7 STUDENTS

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Grade 7 immunization clinics were scheduled to take place in schools in April and May. Immunizing students is important and planning is underway to reschedule the clinics in the near future. CK Public Health will notify all schools when the clinics will take place. At this time, we are not offering appointment times to grade seven students due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Please visit our website at www.ckpublichealth.com/covid-19 for more information or call us with any questions or concerns, 519-355-1071, ext. 5900.

Wednesday, May 27
All day

Are You in Financial Need?

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

If you are in financial need call Chatham-Kent Employment & Social Services for help. There are a number of programs for different situations and they will find the one that works for you. Call 519-351-8573 today.        

All day

Tick Season

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

REMINDER: Due to public closures currently in place, many parks and green spaces are being cut less frequently. Be extra careful about checking for ticks after spending time outdoors. For more information about ticks, please visit: ckphu.com/health-topics/insects/lyme-disease/

All day

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

May is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance is reminding our community that the Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence (SA/DV) Treatment Centre is still open 24 hours a day, 7 days per week in the Emergency Department. Their specially trained SA/DV nurses are ready to help victims of sexual assault and domestic violence with the services they need.    

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Mental Health

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Recognizing MentalHealthWeek this year might be more important than ever. With so many challenges affecting all of us right now, we decided to create a one-stop-shop for mental health promotion. Check it out: www.ckpublichealth.com/mental-health-covid19/ for things you can listen, read, watch, and do to take care of your mental health.

Thursday, May 28
All day

Refuge Can Help

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

If you are in need of help with baby and maternity supplies during the covid-19 pandemic Refuge can help. They offer FREE maternity and baby supplies. They can help with clothing, diapers, wipes, baby food, accessories. If you or someone you know could use a little help during these difficult times please contact them at (519) 352-3576.    

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Romance Book Cloud

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Thankful the Chatham-Kent Public Library has so many resources to keep us entertained during these times. Romance Book Cloud offers a collection of romance books including contemporary, historical, time travel, paranormal and inspirational. Whatever your heart's desire, you will find it on Romance Book Cloud. Read until your heart’s content! https://www.chatham-kent.ca/community-services/public-libraries/using-your-library/digital-library-services    

All day

Digital Magazines from your Library

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you love magazines? Did you know that you can access digital magazines through our library? Read through RB Digital mobile apps or online in your browser. Visit https://www.chatham-kent.ca/community-services/public-libraries/using-your-library/digital-library-services  

All day

Gale Courses

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Want to learn something new, improve your skill set or test your readiness for college? Gale Courses, one of the many databases CKPL subscribes to may be just what you’re looking for! Gale Courses offers patrons access to hundreds of instructor-led online courses covering everything from health and wellness to web design, learning a new language, GED test preparation and much more.   The courses are entirely web-based so patrons can take them anywhere they have internet access. Use or apply for a CKPL library card and enjoy free online courses 24/7.    

All day

Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

If you visit one of the Lower Thames Valley Conservation Areas please keep in mind social distancing applies there too! Keep your distance from other users. Carry out all your litter and your pet's litter! Bring your own water, facilities are closed. Do not gather in groups.

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Adult Language and Learning English as a Second Language Students

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

A notice for Adult Language and Learning English as a Second Language Students: Your teachers have been working hard to create a website for you, and it's finally ready! They wanted to help you learn English during the school closure. Please check your teacher's class page for posts and activities that you can do at home. If you have not heard from your teacher yet, please check your email inbox! If you want to email your teacher, you can do this from your class page on the website.   The link to the website is: www.ALLenglishforeveryone.com    

All day

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

May is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance is reminding our community that the Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence (SA/DV) Treatment Centre is still open 24 hours a day, 7 days per week in the Emergency Department. Their specially trained SA/DV nurses are ready to help victims of sexual assault and domestic violence with the services they need.    

All day

Did you know?

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Your cell phone is one of the dirtiest gadgets that you carry around, and is likely to carry more bacteria than a public toilet! Don’t forget to clean your phone, and help reduce your risk of contracting the COVID-19 virus.    

Friday, May 29
All day

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

May is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance is reminding our community that the Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence (SA/DV) Treatment Centre is still open 24 hours a day, 7 days per week in the Emergency Department. Their specially trained SA/DV nurses are ready to help victims of sexual assault and domestic violence with the services they need.    

Saturday, May 30
All day

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

May is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance is reminding our community that the Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence (SA/DV) Treatment Centre is still open 24 hours a day, 7 days per week in the Emergency Department. Their specially trained SA/DV nurses are ready to help victims of sexual assault and domestic violence with the services they need.    

Sunday, May 31
All day

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

May is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance is reminding our community that the Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence (SA/DV) Treatment Centre is still open 24 hours a day, 7 days per week in the Emergency Department. Their specially trained SA/DV nurses are ready to help victims of sexual assault and domestic violence with the services they need.    

Monday, June 1
All day

Ancestry Library Edition

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Have you wanted to research your family history? Your family history is at your fingertips! From now until June 1, access Ancestry Library Edition from home for free with your CKPL card. Explore your story with billions of records from over seven thousand databases. Ancestry Library Edition brings together censuses, vital records, immigration records, legal documents, photos and so much more. To access Ancestry Library Edition from home, please follow the link on the Chatham-Kent Public Library Online Databases page here: https://www.chatham-kent.ca/community-services/public-libraries/research/online-databases    

All day

Brainfuse live tutoring

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

How's homeschooling going? Could you use a little extra help? Check out CKPL's database Brainfuse! Live tutoring 7 days a week!   Access Brainfuse at www.ckpl.ca/kids    

All day

Are you in need of support?

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Are you in need of support? It is normal to feel some stress and anxiety during these challenging times. Call 519-355-1380 to speak with a Community Navigator from Chatham-Kent Employment & Social Services who will help connect you with local supports and services. In crisis? Please call Crisis Services Canada 1-833-456-4566 toll free, 24/7

All day

Early Learning partners Supporting the Community

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

If you are a parent feeling isolated or you’re looking for activity suggestions for your young children during this difficult time please know Chatham-Kent Children's Services have staff from their Developmental Services Department available to support you!    

Tuesday, June 2
All day

Recreational Burn Permits Now Permitted

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Please be advised that as of May 12, 2020, Chatham-Kent Fire & Emergency Services has lifted the municipal wide recreational (campfire) permit suspension that was put in place on April 1st. Unsure if you need a recreational permit or not? Need to get a recreational permit? Visit www.ckfire.ca. 

All day

Updates on Closures

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

It's going to be a challenge to follow along with all the opening updates as they begin to happen. Please follow the CK Public Health updated page https://ckphu.com/closure-updates/ where they've created a quick list to help you follow along.

All day

ATTENTION PARENTS OF GRADE 7 STUDENTS

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Grade 7 immunization clinics were scheduled to take place in schools in April and May. Immunizing students is important and planning is underway to reschedule the clinics in the near future. CK Public Health will notify all schools when the clinics will take place. At this time, we are not offering appointment times to grade seven students due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Please visit our website at www.ckpublichealth.com/covid-19 for more information or call us with any questions or concerns, 519-355-1071, ext. 5900.

Wednesday, June 3
All day

Tick Season

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

REMINDER: Due to public closures currently in place, many parks and green spaces are being cut less frequently. Be extra careful about checking for ticks after spending time outdoors. For more information about ticks, please visit: ckphu.com/health-topics/insects/lyme-disease/

Thursday, June 4
All day

Gale Courses

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Want to learn something new, improve your skill set or test your readiness for college? Gale Courses, one of the many databases CKPL subscribes to may be just what you’re looking for! Gale Courses offers patrons access to hundreds of instructor-led online courses covering everything from health and wellness to web design, learning a new language, GED test preparation and much more.   The courses are entirely web-based so patrons can take them anywhere they have internet access. Use or apply for a CKPL library card and enjoy free online courses 24/7.    

All day

Romance Book Cloud

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Thankful the Chatham-Kent Public Library has so many resources to keep us entertained during these times. Romance Book Cloud offers a collection of romance books including contemporary, historical, time travel, paranormal and inspirational. Whatever your heart's desire, you will find it on Romance Book Cloud. Read until your heart’s content! https://www.chatham-kent.ca/community-services/public-libraries/using-your-library/digital-library-services    

All day

Digital Magazines from your Library

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you love magazines? Did you know that you can access digital magazines through our library? Read through RB Digital mobile apps or online in your browser. Visit https://www.chatham-kent.ca/community-services/public-libraries/using-your-library/digital-library-services  

Monday, June 8
All day

Early Learning partners Supporting the Community

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

If you are a parent feeling isolated or you’re looking for activity suggestions for your young children during this difficult time please know Chatham-Kent Children's Services have staff from their Developmental Services Department available to support you!    

All day

Are you in need of support?

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Are you in need of support? It is normal to feel some stress and anxiety during these challenging times. Call 519-355-1380 to speak with a Community Navigator from Chatham-Kent Employment & Social Services who will help connect you with local supports and services. In crisis? Please call Crisis Services Canada 1-833-456-4566 toll free, 24/7

All day

Brainfuse live tutoring

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

How's homeschooling going? Could you use a little extra help? Check out CKPL's database Brainfuse! Live tutoring 7 days a week!   Access Brainfuse at www.ckpl.ca/kids    

Tuesday, June 9
All day

Updates on Closures

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

It's going to be a challenge to follow along with all the opening updates as they begin to happen. Please follow the CK Public Health updated page https://ckphu.com/closure-updates/ where they've created a quick list to help you follow along.

All day

Recreational Burn Permits Now Permitted

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Please be advised that as of May 12, 2020, Chatham-Kent Fire & Emergency Services has lifted the municipal wide recreational (campfire) permit suspension that was put in place on April 1st. Unsure if you need a recreational permit or not? Need to get a recreational permit? Visit www.ckfire.ca. 

Wednesday, June 10
All day

Tick Season

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

REMINDER: Due to public closures currently in place, many parks and green spaces are being cut less frequently. Be extra careful about checking for ticks after spending time outdoors. For more information about ticks, please visit: ckphu.com/health-topics/insects/lyme-disease/

Monday, June 15
All day

Brainfuse live tutoring

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

How's homeschooling going? Could you use a little extra help? Check out CKPL's database Brainfuse! Live tutoring 7 days a week!   Access Brainfuse at www.ckpl.ca/kids    

Tuesday, June 16
All day

Recreational Burn Permits Now Permitted

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Please be advised that as of May 12, 2020, Chatham-Kent Fire & Emergency Services has lifted the municipal wide recreational (campfire) permit suspension that was put in place on April 1st. Unsure if you need a recreational permit or not? Need to get a recreational permit? Visit www.ckfire.ca. 

All day

Updates on Closures

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

It's going to be a challenge to follow along with all the opening updates as they begin to happen. Please follow the CK Public Health updated page https://ckphu.com/closure-updates/ where they've created a quick list to help you follow along.

Wednesday, June 17
All day

Tick Season

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

REMINDER: Due to public closures currently in place, many parks and green spaces are being cut less frequently. Be extra careful about checking for ticks after spending time outdoors. For more information about ticks, please visit: ckphu.com/health-topics/insects/lyme-disease/

Monday, June 22
All day

Brainfuse live tutoring

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

How's homeschooling going? Could you use a little extra help? Check out CKPL's database Brainfuse! Live tutoring 7 days a week!   Access Brainfuse at www.ckpl.ca/kids    

Tuesday, June 23
All day

Updates on Closures

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

It's going to be a challenge to follow along with all the opening updates as they begin to happen. Please follow the CK Public Health updated page https://ckphu.com/closure-updates/ where they've created a quick list to help you follow along.