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March 29 2020

Events and gatherings are cancelled until further notice.
Most public facilities are closed or open for remote access only.

We have listed sources of local information regarding the Covid-19 situation in the centre column of our Home page.

Home ~ Welcome to Algonquin East

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Help and Special Arrangements

We know of these services and special arrangements intended to help with Physical Distancing.

Please email us if you know of help being offered in your area.

Volunteers helping neighbours.
If you need groceries or medications picked up in Madawaska Valley these people will help. Call Paula at 613-334-0542.

Shopping Times for Seniors
ValuMart, Barry's Bay ~ 7 - 8 am
Metro, Barry's Bay ~ 8 - 9 am
Lorraine's Pharmasave ~ 9 - 10 am

Eganville Freshmart has no special time but recommends shopping 7 to 9 am or in the evening. They are posting updates on their Facebook page.


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Local Information Sources

A shout-out to everyone who is working to keep people informed during this uncomfortable time.

Renfrew County and District Health Unit has links to the self-assessment tool, information about self-isolating, information for businesses and more.

Madawaska Valley Current has extensive information about what is happening and how to access services you may need.

The Wilno Community Billboard and Whats up in the Madawaska Valley Area are posting local updates.

The Eganville Leader and Moose FM have lots of local info.

Google, of course. Many businesses and organizations are updating their websites to let you know what their current situation.

Facebook, also of course. Many businesses and organizations post their latest information there.


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Cancellations & Closures

Municipal offices and many other offices are closed to the public, but available by phone and email. Contact information for municipal offices is here.

Hospital and medical care - generally only providing urgent or emergency care.
Restaurants - providing take-out only, but some are closed. Mad Valley Current has more specific information

Grocery stores, other businesses - are generally open; some are providing early-hour times restricted to seniors and other at-risk people.

Municipal facilities, recreation halls, churches are closed.

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Covid-19 in Numbers

Here are some sites providing fascinating information about the pandemic in Canada and all over the world.

WorldOMeter - includes stats by population

Our World in Data - as in-depth as you could want

World Health Organization Situation Reports

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At AlgonquinEast.com we are committed to providing information for the benefit of those who visit our site, not just those who advertise on it. So we provide all the information we can uncover about what's happening and what's interesting in our area.

If you are a local resident, we hope you'll use the site to remind you of events and experiences you want to enjoy.

If you're a visitor, we want the site to help you get the most from your visit.

AlgonquinEast.com is locally owned and operated.

Please contact us with information about your events, your business, or your organization.

613-281-9254
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Afelskies Shoes

613-756-2615
Footwear for all seasons. Men's and boy's wear. Ladies' wear. Great bargains at our summer tent sale. Work and casual

K. M. Haycock, Painter

613-754-5346
Oil Paintings from Nature at the Woodland Studio. Welcome during the Madawaska Valley Studio Tour September 29 and

Mission House Museum & Gallery

613-756-2259
A museum reflecting the lives and time of the pioneers who settlerd on the Peterson Colonization Road (hwy #62) from

Re/Max Country Classics Ltd., Brokerage

613-756-6789
Cathy Pitts(Broker): waterfront, residential and rural real

Kent Waddington PHOTOGRAPHY

613-756-0435
Freelance writer & photographer. Original valley photography and creative private

Pam Ogelsby, Sales Representative - Queenswood National Real Estate Ltd.

613-756-7957
Real estate sales in Barry's Bay, Wilno, Killaloe & area. We are here to assist you with buying or selling.
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Madawaska River Rentals

613-758-2165 summer
Paddle yourself away from it all. Renting canoes and outdoor gear - serving the lower Madawaska River and watershed.

Rockingham Wilderness

613-757-3298
HUNTING, ARCHERY AND OUTDOOR CLOTHING WITH A DIFFERENCE. CAMOFLAGE AND NORDIC LINES. HANDMADE IN OUR FAMILY'S SHOP.