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Our top priority is the health, safety, and well-being of the public and our employees. We have a business continuity plan in place and we are well-prepared to maintain the essential services that you rely on.

Physical distancing is an important part of limiting the spread of COVID-19. Keep in mind, it is safe to go outside to get fresh air, walk pets, ride a bike and exercise while maintaining safe physical distances.

Updates from Town Hall:

August 2020 to present:
  • Town Hall Hours of Operation Updated - September 8: Town Hall is now open for in-person services Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Recreation programming to return this fall - August 26 - Please note that you must now pre-register for any and all programs you would like to attend. For more details, including how to register and to view the current recreation schedule, visit

May - July 2020: March - April 2020:
Payments and accessing services:
For residents that need to make a payment to the Town of Golden, you can pay through online banking or by cheque or money order through the mail or the mail slot at Town Hall. For more information on payment options, including how to set up online payments through online banking, visit

If you have questions about Town services during the closure, such as making payments, renewing dog or business licenses or applying for permits, please reach out by email as follows:

Updates from Local Physicians:

Dr. Trina Larsen-Soles, posts a daily update on behalf of Golden's local physicians on the Golden Classifieds Facebook Page. You can read read all of the updates here. 
You can help prevent the spread of all viruses, including COVID-19, with these simple tips:
  • Maintain physical distancing:
    • ⁣⁣Stay 2 metres (6 feet) from others.⁣⁣ If you can't maintain physical distancing, wear a mask.
    • Absolutely NO group gatherings.⁣⁣
    • If the park is busy, leave, and come back later.
  • Wash your hands! The most important thing you can do to prevent coronavirus (and other illnesses) is to wash your hands regularly and avoid touching your face. Washing your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after using the washroom and when preparing food.
  • Cover it up! Cover your mouth and nose with your arm when coughing and sneezing.
  • Stay home! If you are sick and experiencing fever, cough, sneezing, sore throat or other flu-like symptoms, stay at home and away from others. Do not go to work or school. If you have questions or concerns about your health contact Health Link by dialing 811. If you are advised to seek care, please contact the clinic (250-344-2211) or hospital (250-344-5271) before going in.
  • Clean up! Clean the following high-touch surfaces frequently with regular household cleaners or diluted bleach (1 part bleach to 9 parts water): toys, toilets, phones, electronics, door handles, bedside tables, and tv remotes.

For the most up-to-date information on COVID-19, visit one of the following official sources: