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COVID-19 Update - January 25, 2021

Posted on Monday, January 25, 2021 04:13 PM

UPDATE

Today, January 25, marks the one-year anniversary of the first confirmed COVID-19 case in Ontario.  It’s been a tough year and we know many people are experiencing COVID fatigue.  We urge everyone to continue following all public health advice so we can control the spread of the virus.

Case count
  • Our data from Sunday, January 24, shows that Huron-Perth has a cumulative total of 1,173 confirmed cases since the beginning of the pandemic, with 36 cases added over the weekend. There...

Bruce Power donates freezer for COVID-19 vaccine to HPPH

Posted on Friday, January 22, 2021 10:08 AM

TIVERTON, ON January 22, 2021 – Bruce Power has donated a freezer unit to Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) to assist in the safe and timely roll-out of the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.

The ultra-low temperature unit, which will be housed at the Health Unit’s Clinton location, will allow HPPH to keep the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine at its necessary temperature as vaccinations in Huron-Perth for priority populations continue.

“We are grateful to have the support of Bruce Power as we continue...

COVID-19 Update - January 21, 2021

Posted on Thursday, January 21, 2021 03:55 PM

Case count

  • Our data from Wednesday, January 20, shows that Huron-Perth has a cumulative total of 1,097 confirmed cases since the beginning of the pandemic, with 18 cases added in the last day. There are currently 148 active cases.   
    • Details on where the active cases are can be found on our COVID-19 in Huron and Perth webpage. 
    • There are currently 8 Huron-Perth residents in hospital due to COVID-19.
    • We are reporting a total of 29 deaths due to COVID-19.
    • Sadly, 4 of these deaths...

COVID-19 Update Monday, Jan. 18, 2021

Posted on Monday, January 18, 2021 04:50 PM

Case count

  • Our data from Sunday, January 17, shows that Huron-Perth has a cumulative total of 1,032 confirmed cases since the beginning of the pandemic, with 51 cases added over Saturday and Sunday. There are currently 126 active cases.   
    • Details on where the active cases are can be found on our COVID-19 in Huron and Perth page. 
    • There are currently 5 Huron-Perth residents in hospital due to COVID-19.
    • Sadly, over the weekend we learned of the death of a resident at Caressant...

Update: Long-term care vaccination in Huron-Perth

Posted on Thursday, January 14, 2021 04:14 PM

This week, residents at Spruce Lodge Long-Term Care Home in Stratford and residents at Seaforth Manor Long-Term Care Home and Retirement Community received the COVID-19 Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. 

“Here at the Lodge, we received the call we have all been waiting for,” says Peter Bolland, Administrator at Spruce Lodge Long-Term Care Home. “Residents and their families are so thankful and relieved, and staff can finally feel the weight of 2020 starting to lift.  We haven’t seen so many smiles...