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HPPH Provides Update on COVID-19 Response

Posted on Monday, April 27, 2020 04:40 PM

Thanks to the hard work of Huron Perth residents in following public health measures, Huron and Perth counties have avoided a significant surge of COVID-19 cases in the community so far. Cases of COVID-19 in long-term care and group settings, however, remain a concern.

“Our focus now is to maintain what we are seeing in the community and to protect our vulnerable residents in long-term care,” says Dr. Miriam Klassen, Medical Officer of Health.

This morning, HPPH learned of a positive COVID-19 case...

HPPH Programs and Services Changes

Posted on Monday, April 27, 2020 03:21 PM

Huron Perth Public Health continues to provide certain public health programs and services in a modified form during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Please see  COVID-19 Response Service Interruptions page for a list of programs and services interruptions and modifications.

First Positive COVID-19 in Listowel

Posted on Sunday, April 12, 2020 03:57 PM

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Sunday, April 12, 2020

Huron Perth Public Health has been notified of the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in a Listowel area resident. The female in her 70s has been hospitalized at Listowel Memorial Hospital. Huron Perth Public Health is working to follow up with close contacts of the confirmed case.

President and CEO of Listowel Wingham Hospitals Alliance, Karl Ellis, says, “We have been preparing for several weeks in anticipation of COVID-19 cases.   We will continue...

Huron Perth Public Health Learns of Death in Resident at Greenwood Court

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...

City of Stratford Transit Driver Tests Positive for COVID-19

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...