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COVID-19 vaccine clinics cancelled due to inclement weather

Posted on Thursday, December 15, 2022 09:27 AM

Huron Perth, ON– Due to inclement weather, Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) is cancelling the following COVID-19 vaccination clinics on Thursday, December 15:

  • HPPH Clinton Office | 77722B London Road, Clinton  
  • HPPH West Gore Office | 653 West Gore Street, Stratford

Anyone who had an appointment at these clinics will need to rebook.  HPPH will not contact individuals to reschedule appointments.

Appointments can be rebooked:

Flu shots now available at HPPH COVID-19 vaccine clinics throughout December

Posted on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 11:50 AM

Huron Perth, ON – As a challenging respiratory illness season continues, Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) is extending the availability of flu shots at its COVID-19 vaccine clinics until the end of December.

HPPH began offering flu shots on November 15 to individuals receiving a COVID-19 vaccine and has seen good uptake.

Anyone aged five and older who is receiving a COVID-19 vaccination at an HPPH clinic can also receive a flu shot if they wish. HPPH is not offering influenza vaccines on their own...

Masks, vaccination strongly recommended as respiratory illnesses surge

Posted on Monday, November 14, 2022 02:36 PM

Huron Perth, ON – Many respiratory illnesses are circulating; Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) urges the community to use all layers of protection, especially masking and vaccination, to protect themselves, their families, and the broader community.

HPPH has seen an earlier start to the influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) season this year, and has received several reports of influenza A (flu) in children under the age of five. HPPH does not typically see this number of lab-confirmed cases...

Several confirmed flu cases in young children; flu shots now available

Posted on Friday, November 04, 2022 03:51 PM

Huron Perth, ON - Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) has received confirmation of several cases of influenza A (flu) in children under the age of five. This is a noteworthy development because influenza testing is very limited so HPPH does not typically see this number of lab-confirmed cases of influenza in children this young.

Influenza season has also started several weeks earlier than usual in Huron Perth. Flu season typically begins in late November.

“Even healthy children can become seriously...

Respiratory Illness Media Update

Posted on Wednesday, November 02, 2022 09:00 AM

Update on local respiratory illnesses

As anticipated, we are beginning to see a complicated season of respiratory illnesses. 

  • Last week, Huron Perth Public Health received confirmation of the first case of influenza (flu) in a Huron County resident. The lab-confirmed result means that flu is circulating in Huron Perth. We have since received additional confirmation of influenza cases.
  • COVID-19 continues to circulate. As of our last update on Wednesday, Oct. 26:
    • There have been 8...