COVID-19

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Manitoba is at an important transitional phase in our COVID-19 response. Public health indicators are stabilizing or improving and as of Tuesday, March 15, the Manitoba chief provincial public health officer has set the pandemic response system to Green (Limited Risk). 

Public Health Order in Manitoba lifted sa of March 15, 2022 

For more information about COVID-19 and the pandemic response in Manitoba, visit Province of Manitoba - Pandemic Response System for more updates on COVID-19.

  

Playgrounds and parks / Community Centers

Parks and playgrounds are open. 

Community Services Department Programming and Services and Special Event Permits

The Community Services Department is now offering a selection of programs and recreation resources on line.   Please visit the Community Services section on the municipal website for further details. Suggestions related to programming, supports or alternative resources are also welcomed; please contact Jessie Chase to provide input. The Service to Seniors office is open and operational. The Springfield Handi-van is operating. Please contact Jessie Chase  at 204-444-6166, or email Jessie Chase, to book the van. 

Summer Programs - Registration for Summer camp is open for online registration only. Registration information can be found by visiting the Community Service Department page.


Animal Control
– remains operational.


By-Law Enforcement – remains operational.


Curbside garbage and recycling pickup – remains operational.  To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 & for the safety of our communities, collection & sorting staff, ensure medical waste like used tissues, disinfecting wipes, face masks & rubber gloves are not included in your recycling bins.


Flood Prevention Management – maintenance and prevention will continue as usual.


Fire Response – remains operational.


Transfer Stations – remain operational. RM staff and residents are asked to follow physical distancing measures.
 

Water & Wastewater Services – remains operational.

Important reminder regarding disinfectant wipes

Sanitary products and sanitary wipes are not to be disposed (flushed) down the sewer system. These products are to be disposed of in the garbage. Although they may say “flushable” or “septic safe” on the packaging, they are most definitely not flushable or septic safe.

These products will cause damage and blockages to either personal sewer systems (septic systems, holding tanks) and municipal sewer systems


Springfield Food Bank

The Springfield Food Bank is looking for your support during this difficult time.  The Food Bank remains open every Saturday morning and will continue to help those in our community who are struggling to put food on the table.  Your financial contribution has never been needed more.  Cheques can be dropped in the mail slot at the RM of Springfield office or sent to the following address:  

Rural Municipality of Springfield
Box 219, 100 Springfield Centre Drive
Oakbank, MB
R0E 1J0

Please make cheques payable to the RM of Springfield with a note attached asking that the proceeds are directed to the Springfield Food Bank. A receipt will be provided for income tax purposes.