Public Advisory: Currently, the Grey Bruce Health Unit region is in the YELLOW Protect level as outlined in the COVID-19 Response Framework: Keeping Ontario Safe and Open.  Read more here.

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School Closure Not Due to COVID-19 Confirmed Case

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The Grey Bruce Health Unit is working proactively with Glad Tidings School in Tara, Ontario. Out of an abundance of caution, the Board of Glad Tidings school has decided to temporarily close the school effective November 27, 2020. Glad Tidings school and Public Health have an optimal collaborative relationship that facilitates the appropriate, respectful and safe development and implementation of COVID-19 protocols and procedures.
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COVID-19 Outbreak - Long-Term Care Home

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The Grey Bruce Health Unit is working with Golden Dawn Senior Citizen Home (Long-Term Care) to address a single case of COVID-19 associated with a staff member.  As per ministry guidelines, a single case of COVID-19 triggers an automatic outbreak within the facility. This outbreak is reflected on the Public Health website. Public Health is the lead in all outbreaks and case management.  Public Health will let you know if you are a close contact with someone who has COVID-19, based on a thorough...
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COVID-19 Associated with School

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The Grey Bruce Health Unit is working with Bluewater District School Board to address a case of COVID-19 associated with Hillcrest Elementary School in Owen Sound.
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Province declared Grey Bruce moved to Yellow Stage

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On Friday November 20th, the provincial government announced that Grey-Bruce would be moving in to the Yellow Stage of their framework. The recommendation to shift to the yellow stage was made following consultation between the Chief Medical Officer of Health for Ontario, Dr. David Williams, and the local Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Ian Arra. The recommendation was based on our local epidemiological data and trends.
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COVID-19 Associated with Patient in Hospital

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The Grey Bruce Health Unit is working with Grey Bruce Health Services to investigate a case of COVID-19 in the hospital. The individual case may have had unprotected contact with staff and other patients. Public Health, in collaboration with Grey Bruce Health Services is in the early stages of determining who might be at risk of transmission.
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