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Municipal and hospital services modified for the Easter weekend

Municipal and hospital services will be modified next Easter weekend.

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Municipal and hospital services will be modified next Easter weekend.

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Municipal offices and most services will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday.

The other services are scheduled as follows:

Cemetery staff will be available on call for funeral homes requiring lot sales or burial orders.

All Ride CK Transit services will not operate on Friday.

Emergency services are available by dialing 911. The Fire Administration office will be closed Friday and Monday and will reopen Tuesday.

The Chatham Capitol Theatre, Kiwanis Theatre, Chatham Cultural Centre, Chatham-Kent Museum, Thames Art Gallery and ARTspace will be closed on Friday and Monday. The Milner House and the Ridge House Museum remain closed due to COVID-19.

Entegrus and the utility commission will be shut down. The emergency number is 519-352-6300.

The Health and Family Services Pavilion will be closed Friday and Monday. Employment Resource Centers will be closed Friday and Monday and will reopen for virtual appointments the following day. Virtual appointments can be scheduled by calling 519-436-1123 during normal business hours.

In the evenings, weekends and holidays, call the Homeless Response Line after hours at 519-354-6628 for homeless emergencies in Chatham-Kent.

All EarlyON programs are closed Friday and Monday.

All branches of the Chatham-Kent Public Library will be closed Friday and Monday. Branches with opening hours on Saturday will be open on that day. Administrative offices will be closed.

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The public health office at 177 King Street East will be closed Friday and Monday. Essential after-hours public health services are available at 1-866-446-8207.

Provincial Offenses Court will be closed Friday and Monday. Fines can continue to be paid at

The Blenheim Gable Rees Rotating Pool and the Wallaceburg Sydenham Pool will be closed Friday and Sunday, reopening Monday with additional recreational swims added to the schedule.

All arenas are closed on Friday and Sunday. Blenheim Arena and Chatham Memorial Arena will be open for scheduled rentals on Easter Monday, but all other arenas will be closed.

The reception and administrative offices of Riverview Gardens will be closed on Friday and Monday. The nursing staff can be reached 24/7 at 519-352-4823.

Garbage and recycling collection will only be affected on Fridays. Residents who would normally receive collection that day will receive it on Saturday. There is no collection change for the week of April 18.

Harwich and Wallaceburg transfer stations will be closed on Friday, but will be open on Monday. All other transfer stations will be open at regular hours.

All leaf and yard depots will be closed on Friday.

Some health care services offered at the Chatham and Wallaceburg sites of the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance will be modified on Friday and Monday.

During the holidays, some outpatient diagnostic tests will take place. Patients with scheduled diagnostic tests are encouraged to attend their appointments.

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Ambulatory Care, Ambulatory Rehabilitation, Presurgical Screening, Diabetes Education Center, AIT and CAD Clinics, Pulmonary Function Lab, Ambulatory Laboratory Services, Health Records and Appointment Offices patients will be closed Friday and Monday.

The Mental Health and Addictions Program’s outpatient department will be closed Friday and Monday, as will the Addictions Medicine Rapid Access Clinic. For any immediate crisis, call 1-866-299-7447 or go to the nearest emergency department.

The Elston pharmacy will be closed, as well as the oncology/chemotherapy department.

The business office and cash desk will be closed. There are two note changers to allow change. A drop box is located next to the cashier window for payment in a sealed envelope when the office is closed.

Hemodialysis care will be open Friday and Monday, as well as the COVID-19 Assessment Center, located at 10 Grand Ave. square.

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