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.

Vaccine rollout details

Infectious Diseases

 

The goal of the Infectious Diseases program is to prevent or reduce the burden of infectious diseases of public health importance through:

  • public education and awareness about infectious diseases, and infection prevention, and control practices
  • surveillance and early detection of cases and outbreaks of infectious diseases
  • investigation and control of infectious diseases in institutions and the community (sporadic cases and outbreaks)
  • providing infection and outbreak control advice to institutions and other professionals
  • supporting  clients, health practitioners and the community
  • inspection of facilities, such as: child care centres, long-term care homes, retirement homes, personal services settings (e.g. aesthetics, hair, tattoo, etc) 
  • increasing awareness (public and community partners) of infection prevention and control practices

 

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