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HPPH shifts online vaccine appointment booking to provincial system

Posted on Thursday, January 13, 2022 02:45 PM

Huron Perth, ON – Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) has shifted online vaccine appointment booking to the Provincial Vaccine Booking System and has a large block of appointments available this week.

“I want to thank everyone for their patience and understanding while our staff transitioned online booking to the provincial system,” says Dr. Miriam Klassen, Medical Officer of Health for Huron Perth.  “I’m also pleased that we are able to offer appointments this week as well.”

HPPH still has appointments...

COVID-19 vaccine update

Posted on Friday, January 07, 2022 03:44 PM

Huron Perth, ON – Partners in Huron Perth continue to provide as many COVID-19 vaccinations as possible. Visit to see local vaccination opportunities.

Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) continues to book appointments at HPPH mass vaccination clinics as quickly as possible for all eligible individuals.  Clinics continue to provide first, second and third/booster doses.

Despite recent challenges with its booking system, HPPH has been filling vaccination clinics to capacity. ...

COVID-19 Update - January 5, 2022

Posted on Wednesday, January 05, 2022 03:16 PM

Case count

  • In response to the Omicron variant, provincial case management and testing guidance has been updated.  PCR testing is now available only for high-risk individuals who are symptomatic and/or are at risk of severe illness from COVID-19. 
    • This means that Public Health Units will not be advised of every new case, nor will every new case even be detected or reported. 
    • This also means that the number of people in Huron Perth who actually have COVID-19 is much higher than what we are reporting...

Testing limited, Omicron surging, isolate immediately if sick

Posted on Friday, December 24, 2021 02:15 PM

Huron Perth, ON – Omicron is surging across the province and testing and tracing capacity are limited; Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) urges all residents to isolate immediately if they are ill with COVID-19 symptoms.

The Omicron variant of COVID-19 spreads easily. Omicron now accounts for an estimated 90.6% of COVID cases in Ontario, according to the COVID-19 Science Advisory Table Fourth Wave dashboard. Today, HPPH is reporting 229 active cases in Huron-Perth.

HPPH does not provide PCR or rapid...

COVID-19 Update - December 22, 2021

Posted on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 03:50 PM

Case count

  • As of Wednesday, December 22, Huron Perth has a cumulative total of 2,869 confirmed COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic. There are currently 119 active cases.
    • HPPH has received confirmation of two Omicron cases.  There are currently 16 persons under investigation for Omicron and we expect this number to continue rising.
    • The number of deaths remains unchanged at 70.
    • There are currently six people in hospital due to COVID-19.
  • Case data is available on ourCOVID-19 in Huron and...