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Huron Perth Public Health permits restaurant to re-open

Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 01:58 PM

After completing a public health investigation, Huron Perth Public Health is permitting Anna Mae’s Bakery and Restaurant to re-open.

Last week, a positive case of COVID-19 associated with the restaurant was identified. Information at the time indicated that the risk to the public was low. As a precaution the restaurant was temporarily closed.

The operator has met HPPH criteria for re-opening and is now permitted to do so.

 “We appreciate the support of the restaurant operator during our investigation,”...

HPPH statement on organized events during stage 3

Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 10:34 AM

As Stage 3 re-openings continue throughout Ontario, Huron Perth Public Health has received questions and comments in regards to large organized events planned or occurring locally.

It’s important to know that HPPH does not approve or deny the holding of large organized events – the Health Unit’s role is to ensure that the guidance and protocols, as defined in the province’s reopening framework, are strictly adhered to at all stages of reopening.

Every stage of the province’s reopening has been developed...

Health Unit receives private donation to help families with young children purchase food

Posted on Thursday, August 06, 2020 10:03 AM

Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) recently received a financial donation from an anonymous donor. The donation has contributed to the Health Unit and community partners’ efforts to support Huron County families dealing with the direct and indirect impacts of COVID-19.  

“The funding comes at a critical time as local families continue to struggle with financial hardships, increased stressors and anxieties, which have been made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic,” says Amy MacDonald, Acting Public...

Health Unit offering Hepatitis B and HPV 2nd dose clinics for grade 7 students

Posted on Wednesday, August 05, 2020 03:19 PM

Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) is going to be offering vaccination clinics for grade seven students of the 2019-2020 school cohort to provide the second dose of Hepatitis B (Hep B) and Human Papillomavirus (HPV). These vaccines are typically administered to students in the schools, but due to COVID-19, only one of the two required doses were administered this past school year.

Students need two doses of both the Hep B and HPV in order to be fully protected from these diseases.

Clinics will run...

HPPH temporarily closes restaurant as precaution

Posted on Tuesday, August 04, 2020 03:57 PM

As a precaution, Huron Perth Public Health has temporarily closed Anna Mae’s Bakery and Restaurant in Perth East while a public health investigation is conducted.

There has been a positive case of COVID-19 associated with the restaurant. Based on current information, the risk to the public is low. As the investigation continues there may be further updates. The restaurant owner is fully cooperative and supports the decision to temporarily close while more information is gathered.

“This decision has...