Public Advisory:  Effective Thursday, January 14, 2021at 12:01 a.m., the government is issuing a stay-at-home order requiring everyone to remain at home with exceptions for essential purposes, such as going to the grocery store or pharmacy, accessing health care services, for exercise or for essential work.  A State of Emergency has been declared in Ontario. Provincial Shutdown measures remain in effect with further restrictions added. Read more here.

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Bruce Power has donated over 120 thousand non-medical grade face coverings to the communities in Grey and Bruce Counties. Public health is directing the donation to Long-Term Care and Retirement Home to address the need generated from the new regulations requiring those residents to wear face covering. Utilizing the donation for this vulnerable sector provides enhanced protection for those living in Long-Term Care and Retirement Homes.
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COVID-19 Celebrate Differently this Year

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This time of year, we typically look to celebrate with friends and family. However, with COVID-19, we urge everyone to celebrate differently – stay within the guidelines and limit engagement with others outside your immediate family.
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Opioid Overdose Alert

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There have been reports of two fatal drug poisonings today, Friday December 11th, 2020.  These occurred in near Owen Sound and in Hanover. The substance involved appears to be fentanyl or carfentanil. In one event, the drug was in the form of a whitish/pink substance.  There has been a consistent trend of highly toxic street drugs leading to fatal overdoses over the past 2 weeks.  All street drugs should be deemed highly toxic.
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COVID-19 and Children’s Playdates & Birthday Celebrations COVID-19 means we need to re-think children’s playdates and birthday parties. We urge everyone to stay within the guidelines and stay safe by limiting engagement with others outside your immediate family.It may not be clear why you should not see other people in your own home when things like school and shopping are still happening. The difference lies in the rules and guidelines around schools and shopping that do no...
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COVID-19 and Hockey Play/Practice

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Public Health has recently investigated cases of COVID-19 associated with hockey teams. To ensure a safe return to hockey, the Ontario Hockey Federation and the province have provided guidance to prevent COVID-19 transmission. Public health works with teams to ensure safety of the team and the community. Public Health reminds hockey associations, parents, and players of the need to follow standard precautions, association guidelines and provincial law to reduce the risk of COVID-19.
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