Posted on Saturday, April 11, 2020 03:09 PM
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Saturday, April 11, 2020
Huron Perth Public Health was saddened to learn today of the passing of a resident at Greenwood Court who had tested positive for COVID-19. The resident was in their 80s and became sick with COVID-19 symptoms on April 3.
“We were very sorry to hear of the passing of this person in the Greenwood Court community,” says Dr. Miriam Klassen, Medical Officer of Health. “Our thoughts are with the family, friends and Greenwood Court staff and residents during...
Posted on Friday, April 10, 2020 05:51 PM
Huron Perth Public Health Reminds People Importance of Physical Distancing as City of Stratford Transit Driver Tests Positive for COVID-19
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Friday, April 10, 2020
A City of Stratford transit driver has tested positive for COVID-19. Huron Perth Public Health received the positive result on Friday, April 10. However, given the preventative measures that the City of Stratford had put in place for its transit employees and riders, the risk to the public is considered...
Posted on Thursday, April 09, 2020 11:14 AM
As the world continues to try and stop the spread of COVID-19, the province of Ontario, including Huron and Perth counties, are under emergency orders that prohibit gatherings of more than 5 people. For residents of Huron and Perth marking upcoming religious events such as Easter, Passover or Ramadan, or family birthdays, celebrations will look different this spring.
“I am confident that residents can mark religious events or celebrate birthdays or family events while respecting physical distancing,”...
Posted on Wednesday, April 01, 2020 03:36 PM
Huron Perth Public Health has been notified of two confirmed cases of COVID-19 in residents within a long-term care home in Stratford. Two COVID-19 cases were confirmed at Greenwood Court in Stratford within the last 48 hours. Both residents are currently in isolation and Greenwood Court is following up with close contacts of the confirmed cases. Huron Perth Public Health is working closely with the facility to provide further infection control support.
This is the third confirmed case of COVID-19...
Posted on Monday, March 30, 2020 01:18 PM
Huron Perth Public Health has been notified of a death in Huron Perth related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The man in his 60s had tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this month and was hospitalized at Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance (HPHA) - Stratford General Hospital site. Health Unit staff began their investigation immediately upon being notified of the man’s diagnosis and have communicated with his close contacts. All personal contacts have been in self-isolation since and continue to be monitored.