COVID-19 Update March 24, 2020

COVID-19 Update March 24, 2020

We are open for business

Premier Doug Ford announced Monday afternoon that businesses deemed non-essential have been ordered to close Tuesday night as part of escalating government measures meant to curb the spread of COVID-19. Utility companies are on the list as essential.

Oshawa Power would like to assure you that we are here and will continue to operate to ensure your power continues to flow. Oshawa Power is taking extreme precaution to protect our staff and the public and do our part to help reduce the spread the COVID-19.

You will see our workers out there and we ask that you help us practice and maintain our physical distancing objectives so that we can continue to maintain a COVID-19 free environment and stay committed to you as we work to get through this situation together.

“The grocery store clerks, transit and hydro workers and truckers are out there on the front lines making sure the people of Ontario continue to have access to the products and services they need,” Ford said in a statement.

“It is essential that their workplaces be kept as safe as possible so these local heroes can return home to their families worry-free.” As stated in a news release from the Premier’s office

The news release detailed Ontarians will still have access to grocery stores and pharmacies, and their power and telecommunications will continue to run.

Our dedicated and committed people are here in Oshawa working in your neighborhood for you during these uncertain times. You will see them trying to make your day as comfortable as possible – keeping the lights on, keeping your work plans happening and ensuring whatever way you want to interact with us that we are here to serve you. We are prepared and have plans in place to meet your needs and continue to maintain safe, reliable service to all of our customers for the duration of the COVID-19 outbreak, however long it may be.

It is always important to receive feedback to ensure we are staying connected to and meeting your needs. It is also comforting for our team to receive your support – we want to hear from you. Please send us your thoughts and messages and we will share them with our team.


Phone: 905-723-4626 ext 5243