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Update on COVID-19 vaccinations in Huron Perth

Posted on Friday, February 19, 2021 02:24 PM

Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH), with partners, continues COVID-19 vaccination work in Huron-Perth according to provincial direction.

“This week Huron Perth reached some exciting milestones,” said Dr. Miriam Klassen, Huron Perth Medical Officer of Health. “HPPH received our first shipment of Pfizer vaccine, and we completed second-dose vaccinations for residents of long-term care and high-risk retirement homes. Also, as vaccine supply slowly begins to increase, we began work with our regional partners...

COVID-19 Update - February 18, 2021

Posted on Thursday, February 18, 2021 03:32 PM

Case count

  • Our data from Wednesday, February 17, show that Huron-Perth has a cumulative total of 1,304 confirmed cases since the beginning of the pandemic, with 1 case added over the previous day. There are currently 28 active cases.  
    • Details on where the active cases are can be found on our COVID-19 in Huron and Perth webpage. 
    • There is currently one Huron-Perth resident in hospital due to COVID-19.
    • The number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains unchanged at 49.

Outbreaks

  • Hospitals:
    • The...

COVID-19 update - February 16, 2021

Posted on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 02:47 PM

Case count

  • Our data from Monday, February 15, show that Huron-Perth has a cumulative total of 1,302 confirmed cases since the beginning of the pandemic, with 15 cases added over Saturday, Sunday and Monday. There are currently 34 active cases.  
    • Details on where the active cases are can be found on our COVID-19 in Huron and Perth webpage. 
    • There are currently no Huron-Perth residents in hospital due to COVID-19.
    • We are saddened to report another death in Huron-Perth, for a total...

HPPH statement on ending the stay-at-home order

Posted on Friday, February 12, 2021 04:28 PM

On February 12, the Ontario government announced that the Huron Perth Public Health region will transition from the province-wide shutdown into the strengthened COVID-19 response framework.  The transition will take effect on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 12:01 am, at which time the stay-at-home order will also end.

In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, and as approved by Cabinet, Huron-Perth will be in the Orange-Restrict level of the framework. The region was in this level...

COVID-19 Update - February 11, 2021

Posted on Thursday, February 11, 2021 03:30 PM

Case count

  • Our data from Wednesday, February 10, show that Huron-Perth has a cumulative total of 1,280 confirmed cases since the beginning of the pandemic, with 8 cases added over the previous day. There are currently 42 active cases.  
  • We are following a lower number of active COVID-19 cases due to the decrease in the number of new cases over the past few weeks.  In addition, as isolation periods end, the number of active cases declines.
    • Details on where the active cases are can be found...