Effective Monday, March 1, 2021, at 12:01 a.m., the Grey Bruce Health Unit moves to the Green Prevent Level of the Ontario COVID-19 Response Framework.

COVID-19 Vaccine Update: We are currently not booking vaccinations. Please avoid calling in an attempt to schedule vaccinations at this time. For week of March 1, vaccinations will focus on 2nd dose for all LTCH residents; First Responders (Police and Fire); Community Health Care Workers in Highest/Very High Categories; Community Needle Exchange Partners; and over 80 clients. For clients 80 years of age and older - primary care should be reaching out to them directly; and, for those in this group who do not have a primary care provider (or have a primary care provider outside of the Grey/Bruce region, a 1800 # will soon be available to book appointments.

Please do not call your healthcare provider to book an appointment.

Please do not call Health Unit to book an appointment.

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Mosquito Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

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Mosquito Tests Positive for West Nile Virus
A mosquito collected in the Municipality of Meaford tested positive for West Nile virus (WNv). The positive mosquito re-affirms the presence of the virus in mosquito pools in our area. The Grey Bruce Health Unit will continue weekly trapping of mosquitoes and have them identified and tested at a laboratory. If you see a trap, please do not touch it.
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Rabid Bat Identified

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A confirmed rabies test result in a bat found in the Kemble area has been reported to Grey Bruce Health Unit by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA). A fully-immunized domestic cat was exposed to the bat and, as a result, has received a rabies booster and is under observation at home. No human exposure was identified.
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International Overdose Awareness Day – August 31

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In recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day, the Grey Bruce Health Unit joins with Safe ‘n Sound to host a Community BBQ on Friday, August 31, from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. at Safe ‘n Sound, 310 8th Street East, Owen Sound.
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Smoking onscreen in movies recruits new smokers

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Public Health is sponsoring Outdoor Movie Night on Thursday, August 30 at Kelso Beach in Owen Sound. These family events are non-smoking.
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Public Assistance Request – Dog Identified

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The Grey Bruce Health Unit has been able to identify the owner of a dog involved in a biting incident that occurred in Kincardine on Saturday, August 18, 2018.
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