Latest News Releases

 

RSS
15

Expanded Community Testing for COVID-19

posted on
In alignment with the expanded Provincial criteria for testing, the Grey Bruce Health Unit is enlarging the eligibility for COVID-19 testing. Testing is available for anyone exhibiting any new or worsening respiratory symptoms, regardless of the risk factors that were previously part of the testing criteria. Symptoms for COVID-19 are similar to the flu and other common respiratory infections and can range from mild to more severe.
Read More
| Categories: | Tags: | View Count: (488)
The Grey Bruce Health Unit Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Ian Arra, is ordering municipalities to close all beaches in Grey and Bruce Counties. This directive applies to all municipal managed beaches in both counties. This order remains in effect until rescinded. This is consistent with Provincial direction to close all provincial beaches. Municipalities will be posting all relevant beaches.
Read More
| Categories: | Tags: | View Count: (1877)
13

Importance of Routine and Emergency Care

posted on
Do not delay seeking medical attention if you, or others, are suffering from symptoms of a serious medical condition such as a heart attack, stroke or any sudden change in your physical or mental health. If you require urgent care, please go to the nearest Emergency Department immediately, or if it is an emergency, call 911. Healthcare providers are concerned that people with serious or life-threatening health issues may not be seeking the help they need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many hospi...
Read More
| Categories: | Tags: | View Count: (158)
13

Cloth Masks and Face Coverings in the Retail Setting

posted on
On May 6, the Province of Ontario announced that a number of retail locations can open to the public. As restrictions within the retail setting begins to ease and physical distancing becomes more of a challenge, the Medical Officer of Health for Grey Bruce is recommending retail employees wear cloth masks or other non-medical face coverings and patrons at retail settings wear cloth masks or other non-medical face coverings.
Read More
| Categories: | Tags: | View Count: (1426)
07

COVID-19 - Garage Sales

posted on
The Grey Bruce Health Unit Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Ian Arra, is strongly recommending that garage and yard sales not take place in Grey and Bruce. There is increased risk of transmission of COVID-19 in such settings. Some municipalities have already taken the proactive step locally. While the re-opening of the economy is of priority, there is a great need to continue to do everything possible to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Read More
| Categories: | Tags: | View Count: (325)
Page 2 of 10 [2]