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Take precautions during seventh wave of COVID-19

Posted on Thursday, July 28, 2022 01:34 PM

Huron Perth, ON – The seventh wave of COVID-19 continues in Huron-Perth. Sadly, Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) is reporting five deaths due to COVID-19, as well as three hospitalizations and six outbreaks in highest-risk settings.

“Even though we are in a much better position against COVID-19 now than we were two years ago, COVID-19 remains a serious infection,” says Dr. Miriam Klassen, Medical Officer of Health. “HPPH sends our condolences to the loved ones of the individuals who have passed...

Eligibility for second booster doses of COVID-19 vaccine expands

Posted on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 03:32 PM

Huron Perth, ON – On July 13, 2022, the Ontario government announced that it is expanding eligibility for second booster doses of COVID-19 vaccine to all Ontarians aged 18 and over.  Those newly eligible individuals will be able to make an appointment starting on Thursday, July 14. 

A second booster will provide an extra layer of protection to those who choose to be vaccinated and is now also recommended for individuals aged 18 and over who are moderately to severely immune compromised. Groups who...

COVID-19 spring vaccine

Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2024 05:03 PM

If you are at increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19, it is recommended that you receive an additional dose of a COVID-19 vaccine this spring. 
If you are not at increased risk, it is not recommended that you receive a dose this spring. Further vaccine recommendations will be available closer to fall 2024.