If you think you have COVID-19 symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has it, use Ontario's self-assessment tool to help determine if you need to seek further care. If you’re having difficulty breathing or experiencing other severe symptoms, call 911. Always call your health care provider before visiting.

To learn more about vaccines and to book an appointment, visit WEVax.ca

State of Emergency Declared by Mayor Marc Bondy

On March 22, 2020 in conjunction with our county partners and following the lead of our province, Mayor Marc Bondy declared a state of emergency in the Town of LaSalle. The declaration is part of the Town's ongoing efforts to protect the safety of everyone in the community, stop the spread of COVID-19, ensure the municipal government can continue to act and respond quickly to the pandemic, and any other events that arise.

LaSalle Facilities and Services

The Town of LaSalle is taking precautions to limit the number of people at an event and to encourage social distancing, please visit LaSalle's Facilities and Services during COVID-19 for more information.

LaSalle Police and LaSalle Fire

LaSalle Fire Service and LaSalle Police Service have temporarily suspended public access to both the police station and fire station and to some non-emergency activities. These precautions are necessary to promote social distancing and to ensure the resource capacity of our essential emergency services. Please be assured that there will be no disruption of normal emergency response services.

For non-emergency situations, you can contact the LaSalle Fire Service at 519-966-0744 and the LaSalle Police Service at 519-969-5210.

  • LaSalle Police Online Reporting tool
  • In person record check applications are not being accepted. Record check applications are available online.
  • In person Freedom of Information requests are not being accepted, please email Marlene Yearley or call 519-969-5210 ext. 2061
  • Non-emergency and life-safety matters will continue to be addressed as usual; however, a screening questionnaire will be conducted prior to personal interaction with the public and masks are mandatory in each building.

You may see emergency service members wearing personal protective equipment such as gloves and masks for protection. Our dedicated LaSalle Police and LaSalle Fire Service teams will continue to provide effective protection services while protecting the health and safety of our staff.

Please note that an individual’s failure to comply with an order made during a declared emergency could result in a fine of $750 to $1,000.  While the LaSalle Police Service strives to always work collaboratively with our citizens, please understand that these laws/measures have been enacted to help protect you, your family, your neighbours, and all our citizens.  By working together, we can help mitigate the spread of COVID-19.  

Contact Us

Our staff are available to answer your questions. Requests and inquiries can be submitted to the Town through the LaSalle Citizen Issue/Request Portal and will be sent directly to the appropriate department. Requests submitted after hours (outside of Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm) will be addressed during business hours.

For after-hours service requests that may require immediate attention such as traffic lights not working, road flooding or other possible dangerous conditions, please call our after-hours number at 519-969-4143. If the issue is about an immediate threat to public safety, call 911 for emergency assistance.

Health and Safety

It is important to be vigilant as staff and as visitors to follow the precautions as outlined by the WECHU for everyone's safety. The following guidelines are used to protect yourself against respiratory viruses like influenza and coronavirus:

  • Stay home unless it is essential to go out
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water, for at least 20 seconds.
  • Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are ill.
  • Stay home when you are ill.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then immediately throw the tissue in the garbage and wash your hands. If you don't have a tissue, sneeze or cough into your sleeve or arm.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Try to keep a distance of 6 feet (2 metres) from those who are ill

Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) - Partial Activation

The Town of LaSalle’s EOC is in the partial activation stage which includes our Senior Management Group, and we continue to consult with the Windsor Essex County Health Unit, the County of Essex, local municipalities and first responder agencies. The situation is evolving rapidly and the Town will continue to issue communication updates to the public.

Subscribe to our newsfeed or check our Facebook and Twitter accounts for the most up to date information.  The health and safety of our staff, residents and visitors remains a high priority, and we will continue to monitor the situation and consult with the WECHU.

For further information about COVID-19, please click on the links below:

WEStaySafe Rapid Antigen Testing Program

The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce has workplace self screening tests available for small to medium sized local businesses. Visit their website for more information or to sign up for the tests.

  • Free for all businesses in Essex County with less than 150 employees.
  • Pick up kits (by appointment only) at the Windsor-Essex Chamber of Commerce office.
  • Asymptomatic employees test themselves twice per week.
  • Get results in 15 minutes.
  • Those who test positive or inconclusive must go for a lab-based PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test.

Businesses with more than 150 employees can order free rapid test kits through the Ministry of Health