Five to 11 year olds now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine booster
Posted on Thursday, September 01, 2022 02:22 PM
Huron Perth, ON – On August 31, 2022, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Moore, announced that children aged five to 11 will be eligible for a booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Parents and caregivers are able to book an appointment for their child as of September 1, 2022.
Eligible children can receive their first booster dose at a recommended interval of at least six months following their most recent dose.
“A booster helps to restore protection against COVID-19 that may have decreased...
Heat warning for Huron Perth
Posted on Friday, August 05, 2022 02:55 PM
Huron Perth, ON - Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for Huron Perth. A two day heat event is expected Saturday, August 6 and Sunday, August 7.
Maximum temperatures are expected to be in the high twenties or low thirties with minimum temperatures in the low twenties, bringing little relief from the heat. Humidex values are expected to reach the high thirties or low forties. Cooler temperatures are expected on Monday, August 8.
Heat warnings are issued when high temperature or humidity...
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 away....
COVID-19 vaccine bookings will open for young children and immunocompromised youth
Posted on Friday, July 22, 2022 10:09 AM
Huron Perth, ON – On July 21, 2022, the Ontario government announced that COVID-19 vaccine bookings will open for children six months to under five years of age. Parents/caregivers will be able to book an appointment for their eligible children starting on Thursday, July 28.
The decision follows Health Canada’s approval of the paediatric Moderna Spikevax COVID-19 vaccine for children six months to under 5 years of age on July 14, 2022. The vaccine will be administered in two doses, eight weeks apart.
Heat Warning for Huron and Perth
Posted on Tuesday, July 19, 2022 11:15 AM
Huron Perth, ON - Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for Huron Perth.
Hot and humid conditions are expected Tuesday, July 19 and Wednesday, July 20; daytime high temperatures will reach near 31 degrees Celsius with humidex values in the upper thirties.
Hot and humid conditions may also lead to poor air quality. Slightly cooler temperatures are expected Thursday, July 21.
Heat warnings are issued when high temperature or humidity conditions reach criteria established by Environment...