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COVID-19 Update - April 12, 2021

Posted on Monday, April 12, 2021 03:11 PM

Case count

  • Our data from Sunday, April 11, show that Huron Perth has a cumulative total of 1,480 confirmed COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic, with 20 cases added over the weekend. There are currently 49 active cases.  
    • There have been 32 presumptive positive screens for a variant of concern (VOC) in Huron Perth. Ten of these cases are currently active.
    • Details on where the active cases are, can be found on our COVID-19 in Huron and Perth webpage.
    • There is currently one...

HPPH clarifies misunderstanding on personal services settings

Posted on Saturday, April 10, 2021 11:20 AM

Huron-Perth, ON – Huron Perth Public Health would like to clarify expectations about whether personal service settings can be open. Personal services settings (PSS) include hair salons and barbershops, manicure and pedicure salons, aesthetician services, piercing services, tanning salons, spas and tattoo studios.

Personal Service Settings are not permitted to open at any time during this current provincial shutdown. A misreading of the provincial legislation has led to confusion that personal services...

COVID-19 Update - April 8, 2021

Posted on Thursday, April 08, 2021 02:38 PM

Case count

  • Our data from Wednesday, April 7, show that Huron Perth has a cumulative total of 1,446 confirmed COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic, with 8 cases added and one case reassigned to another health unit since the previous day. There are currently 27 active cases.  
    • There have been 25 presumptive positive screens for a variant of concern (VOC) in Huron Perth. Twelve of these cases are currently active, an increase of 6 since the briefing on Tuesday.
    • Details on where...

COVID-19 Stay At Home Order

Posted on Wednesday, April 07, 2021 05:04 PM

A province-wide declaration of emergency and a Stay-at-Home order are in effect as of April 8 at 12:01 a.m. This means that everyone is required to remain at home except for essential purposes, such as going to the grocery store or pharmacy, accessing health care services (including getting vaccinated or for testing), for outdoor exercise, or for work that cannot be done remotely. The COVID-19 Response Framework (colour-coded zones) is paused during this time. 

Expanded vaccination eligibility and stay-at-home order

Posted on Wednesday, April 07, 2021 04:26 PM

Huron-Perth, ON – Huron Perth Public Health is expanding eligibility for COVID-19 vaccinations to adults aged 65 and older (born in 1956 or earlier). 

“The response to the vaccine rollout in Huron Perth has been very positive,” says Dr. Klassen, Medical Officer of Health.  “Provincial data shows that Huron-Perth has achieved 91.5% coverage of the age group of individuals 80 and older, receiving at least one dose. I’m pleased that we’re now able to offer vaccinations to even more of our...