Public Advisory

There is a Provincial Order in place, effective October 9th, 2020, mandating the use of face coverings in all public indoor settings across the province, such as businesses, facilities and workplaces, with limited exemptions.  For details, visit the Face Masks and Face Coverings in Ontario. Also view the Grey Bruce Health Unit FAQ for Masks and Face Coverings.

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COVID-19 - Local Long-Term Care Facilities Updates

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Two situations in long-term care facilities in Grey and Bruce in the past few days have concluded, while a third facility remains in outbreak.
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Opioid Overdoses -TOXIC SUPPLY

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The Grey Bruce Health Unit and Owen Sound Police would like to alert the public that fatal overdoses continue to affect our community. There have been multiple fatal overdoses in the past 5 days. It is not only affecting the larger towns and cities, but virtually every small community, hamlet and village within our region.
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Face Masks for Transit Riders

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The Grey Bruce Health Unit is providing free face coverings to Owen Sound transit riders who are unable to access a face mask. A supply of masks have been provided to the city for distribution. Masks will be made available to riders by the transit drivers, upon request. The masks were made available through the generous donation of personal protective equipment to the Grey Bruce community by Bruce Power.
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The Grey Bruce Health Unit commends the public for their support of wearing face coverings to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Hand hygiene, respecting physical distancing, and wearing a face covering are the essential tools we can all use to limit the spread of COVID-19. The Medical Officer of Health Order concerning face coverings was implemented in conjunction with the provincial Stage 3 re-opening on July 17, 2020. Asking people to wear face coverings is consistent with other health unit juri...
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Opioid Overdose Alert

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Over the past 5 days, there have been six reported opioid overdoses within both Grey and Bruce Counties.  Although laboratory and coroner confirmation are still required, it appears that there was one fatal overdose included in this number.
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