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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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International Overdose Awareness Day - August 31

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August 31 marks overdose awareness day. This day aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of drug-related death. It acknowledges the grief felt by people remembering those who have died or had permanent injury due to overdose.
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Little River Park Beach - Thornbury

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Beach water sampling has identified higher levels of bacterial contamination at Little River Park in Thornbury. These results are consistent with the high wave action and significant rainfall over the last few days. The levels are in excess of Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care standards. The Grey Bruce Health Unit advises bathers that high levels of bacteria in recreational water may pose a risk to their health. Bathers are reminded to avoid swimming after heavy rain or in cloudy water. 
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Grey Bruce Top Doctor Facebook Live with Parents and Guardians of School-Aged Children
Grey Bruce Medical Officer of Health Dr Ian Arra will join Lori Wilder, Director Bluewater District School Board and Gary O’Donnell, Director Bruce Grey Catholic District School Board for a Facebook Live forum on safe and successful school re-opening. The event will be hosted on the Grey Bruce Health Unit Facebook Live page starting at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 26, 2020. The session will be recorded and made available on the Grey Bruce Health Unit YouTube channel.
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As the Medical Officer of Health for Grey Bruce, I want to thank you for the great efforts you have invested in keeping your family and our community safe over the past few months. I want to support you and your family as you consider the decision to send your child or children back to school in September. Our children need to interact with their friends, learn collectively, and return to a predictable and stable learning environment. Returning to school is vital for their education and is indis...
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The Grey Bruce Health Unit Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Ian Arra, is renewing the Order issued July 17, 2020, ordering all Commercial Establishments in Grey Bruce
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