Responding to COVID-19  
Oxford County continues to follow Southwestern Public Health guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure the protection of residents, employees and visitors to our facilities. For ongoing updates see

County Council meets next on Dec 8
County Council meets next on Wednesday, December 8 at 9:30 a.m., when Councillors will be asked to give final review of and approve the Draft 2022 Budget. Council also elects a new Deputy Warden at this meeting for a one-year term. Read more in Council this Week or download the agenda in the Council section of the website.

Flag notice: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women  
The Oxford County flag at the Oxford County Administration Building will be replaced with the "End Gender-Based Violence" purple flag with the Wrapped in Courage campaign logo on Thursday, November 25, in recognition of International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women / Wrapped in Courage Campaign / 16 Days of Activism to End Gender-Based Violence. More 

Give and get help this holiday season  
The Holiday Sharing Guide lets Oxford County residents know how to give and get help this holiday season: gift and clothing drives, hot meal and food programs, shelters, emergency help, seasonal community events and more. Visit Information Oxford to download the guide or view it online. 

Oxford County seeks input on agricultural policies in phase one of Official Plan review
As part of the Official Plan review, Oxford County is proposing updates to the agricultural policies to ensure our agricultural lands are sustainably managed and protected for the long term. More

Oxford County and Fanshawe aim to boost enrolment in Early Childhood Education​
Recruiting more ECEs in Oxford is vital to ensuring that high-quality child care is accessible and sustainable in the area. That’s why Oxford County is working with Fanshawe College's Woodstock/Oxford Regional Campus to boost enrolment in the Early Childhood Education program. More.

Oxford County paramedics launch “A Wish to Remember”
Oxford County Paramedic Services has initiated a new wish-granting program that provides unique and personal experiences for patients nearing end of life in Oxford County. A Wish to Remember enables palliative care patients who are immobile or need constant care to go see or do something special they wouldn’t otherwise be able to do. More.

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COVID-19: Oxford County follows guidance from Southwestern Public Health and the Government of Ontario. See updates on our programs and services at

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Located in southwestern Ontario at the crossroads of Highways 401 and 403, Oxford County has a population of approximately 123,000 people across eight area municipalities that are “growing stronger together.” Oxford County is emerging as a leader in sustainable growth through the Future Oxford Community Sustainability Plan and County Council’s commitment to achieving 100% renewable energy, becoming a zero waste community, and working towards zero poverty. The Oxford County Administration Building is located in Woodstock, Ontario.

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