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Health Unit holding community vaccine clinics for grade seven students

Posted on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 01:01 PM

Huron Perth, ON – Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) will be holding vaccination clinics for grade seven students across Huron Perth to provide the routine grade seven vaccines: Meningococcal, Hepatitis B (Hep B), and Human Papillomavirus (HPV).  The Meningococcal vaccine is required for school attendance, according to the Immunization of School Pupils Act.  Students need two doses of both the Hep B and HPV vaccines in order to be fully protected from these diseases.

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COVID-19 Update - October 13, 2021

Posted on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 03:10 PM

Case count

  • As of Wednesday, October 13, Huron Perth has a cumulative total of 2,255 confirmed COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic. There are currently 33 active cases.
    • Sadly, we are reporting one death due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total in Huron Perth to 66. We extend our condolences to this community member’s loved ones.
    • More details on case counts can be found on our COVID-19 in Huron and Perth webpage.
  • Even though cases are stabilizing in other parts of Ontario,...

HPPH COVID-19 Update: Celebrating Thanksgiving; getting your vaccination receipt

Posted on Friday, October 08, 2021 09:46 AM

Huron Perth, ON – As many people prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving this weekend, Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) reminds residents to follow public health measures.  Social gatherings include factors that could increase the risk of COVID-19 transmission, especially where unvaccinated individuals attend.  These factors include prolonged close contact in indoor settings, and sharing meals where face coverings are removed in order to eat and drink.

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Proof of vaccination to soon be required for those over 12 to enter sport and recreation facilities

Posted on Wednesday, October 06, 2021 03:43 PM

London, ON – Huron Perth Public Health, the Middlesex-London Health Unit and Southwestern Public Health announced additional proof of vaccination requirements today for recreational facilities used for organized sports. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination will now be required for anyone over the age of 12 who enters an indoor area of a sports or recreational fitness facility to participate in, coach, officiate, or watch organized sport. The requirement will come into effect on October 31st.

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HPPH COVID-19 update: proof of vaccination, staying at home when ill

Posted on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 09:41 AM

Huron Perth, ON – Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) thanks the public for their patience and understanding as businesses and organizations implement the provincial proof of vaccination requirement in certain indoor settings.

“Permitting only fully vaccinated individuals to enter these settings is another measure to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission and help businesses and facilities stay open,” says Dr. Miriam Klassen, Medical Officer of Health for Huron Perth.

As businesses and organizations...