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

Driving Safety

 

 

Ontario Provincial Police - Driver Safety Page: http://www.opp.ca/ecms/index.php?id=167

Traffic Injury Research Foundation: http://www.tirf.ca/index.php

Project Gearshift – Parachute Canada: http://www.parachutecanada.org/programs/topic/C281

Distraction is anything that takes a driver’s attention away from the task at hand. Drivers using a mobile phone may be 4 times more likely to crash.

Here are some tips from Parachute Canada to help you stay safe behind the wheel.

  • Either mute or turn off your cell phone before leaving, storing then away to avoid usage
  • Use car controls responsibly and maintain awareness of the roadways
  • Do not eat, drink or groom yourself while driving
  • Follow laws and regulations where you are driving
  • Ensure you are aware of your surroundings
  • Become a role model for passengers in your vehicle.

Ministry of Transportation - Distracted Driving: http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/safety/distracted-driving.shtml

Ontario Provincial Police – Distracted Driving: http://www.opp.ca/ecms/index.php?id=545

Parachute Canada: www.parachutecanada.org

Is it worth it? Parachute Canada: www.isitworthit.ca

Alcohol and Other Drugs

Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse: http://www.ccsa.ca/Eng/topics/Impaired-Driving/Pages/default.aspx

MADD Canada: http://www.madd.ca/

Ontario Students Against Impaired Driving 

Winter Driving Ahead Banner

Plan Ahead PDF Document

  • Winter Weather
  • Winter Maintenance
  • Winter Driving
  • Winter Tires

 

Winter Tray Liner 2012 PDF Document

 

Facts from the Ontario Ministry of Transportation PDF Document

  • Winter Driving Brochure
  • Provincial Highway Information
  • Preparing Your Vehicle for Winter
  • Winter Driving Survival Kit
  • Before Heading Out in Winter Conditions
  • Winter Driving: Handling Your Vehicle
  • Winter Road Conditions
  • What to Do in an Emergency
  • Snowplows
  • Winter Maintenance Tools
  • Emergency Vehicles
  • Highway Closures

 

Information derived from the Ontario Ministry of Transportation website

http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/safety/winterdrive/winterdrive.shtml

 

 

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