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HPPH to offer Hepatitis A vaccination clinics

Posted on Thursday, August 05, 2021 06:33 PM

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) declared a Hepatitis A outbreak on July 31. Due to the potential risk of Hepatitis A exposure to Huron Perth residents, Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) will hold Hepatitis A vaccination clinics next week. 

Based on the findings of PHAC’s investigation to date, exposure to frozen mangoes has been identified as a likely source of the outbreak.  Prior to the outbreak declaration, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) issued a food recall warning...

COVID-19 Update - July 28, 2021

Posted on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 04:29 PM

Case count

  • Our most recent data shows that Huron Perth has a cumulative total of 1,937 confirmed COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic. There are currently 5 active cases.
    • There are no Huron Perth residents in hospital due to COVID-19.
    • The number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains unchanged at 57.
    • More details on case counts can be found on our COVID-19 in Huron and Perth webpage.
  • The majority of new cases have been in unvaccinated individuals. Getting vaccinated means that you...

HPPH offers more COVID-19 vaccination options

Posted on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 03:42 PM

Huron Perth, ON – Starting next week, Huron Perth Public Health will provide more options to make it easier for residents to get vaccinated, including walk-ins, evening hours, pop-up locations and a drive-thru clinic. HPPH urges anyone who is not yet fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to get their first and/or second dose as soon as they are able. 

Details:

  • Clinics are open for first and second doses and will primarily administer the Pfizer vaccine, unless otherwise specified.
  • Pfizer is the...

COVID-19 Media Update - July 21, 2021

Posted on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 03:13 PM

Case count

  • Our most recent data shows that Huron Perth has a cumulative total of 1,931 confirmed COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic. There are currently 13 active cases.
    • There is one Huron Perth resident in hospital due to COVID-19.
    • The number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains unchanged at 57.
    • More details on case counts can be found on our COVID-19 in Huron and Perth webpage.
  • The common link we’re seeing among those who are becoming ill from COVID-19 is that they are not...

Roadmap to Reopen

Posted on Friday, July 16, 2021 03:02 PM

Ontario, including Huron Perth, is in Step 3 of the Roadmap to Reopen as of July 16, 2021 at 12:01 a.m. Please continue to follow public health measures, advice and restrictions.