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COVID-19 Update - August 25, 2021

Posted on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 03:02 PM

Case count

  • Our most recent data shows that Huron Perth has a cumulative total of 2006 confirmed COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic. There are currently 17 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 or partially vaccinated individuals. Getting...

Heat warning issued again for Perth County

Posted on Monday, August 23, 2021 02:24 PM

Huron Perth, ON - Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for much of southern Ontario, including Perth County.  Heat and humidity are expected to continue today and possibly into the middle of the week.  Temperatures will range from 30 to 32 degrees Celsius, and humidex values will be up to 40 degrees Celsius.  Nighttime temperatures near 21 degrees Celsius will provide little relief from the heat.

Heat warnings are issued when high temperature or humidity conditions reach criteria...

HPPH recognizes International Overdose Awareness Day

Posted on Friday, August 20, 2021 03:53 PM

Huron Perth, ON – Huron Perth Public Health is recognizing International Overdose Awareness Day on August 31. This day raises awareness and decreases stigma of drug overdose.

In 2021, lives have been lost due to substance overdoses in Huron and Perth. On International Overdose Awareness Day HPPH joins our community in mourning the loss of those community members, as well as expressing our deep sympathy for their families and friends.

An overdose can occur after opioid use. An opioid is a drug that...

HPPH Vaccination Update: 2009 eligibility, third doses

Posted on Thursday, August 19, 2021 08:46 AM

Huron Perth, ON – Yesterday, the province of Ontario announced that those turning 12 in 2021 are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, as well as a provincial plan to begin offering third doses to select vulnerable populations.

Effective today, August 18, HPPH is offering COVID-19 immunizations to individuals turning 12 in 2021. Individuals born in 2009 or earlier are welcome to attend any clinic, including walk-in clinics.

HPPH is not offering any third doses of COVID-19 vaccine through our clinics...

COVID-19 Update - August 11, 2021

Posted on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 03:44 PM

Case count

  • Our most recent data shows that Huron Perth has a cumulative total of 1,959 confirmed COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic. There are currently 15 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 or partially vaccinated individuals. Getting...