No trick or treating for Hanover kids in COVID-19 isolation

One case of COVID in someone at Hanover Heights Elementary School means an entire Grade 1 class must isolate for 10 days. It’s not deemed an outbreak because it would take more than one confirmed case linked to the school for that. The kids were sent home as a precaution. They’re too young to be […]

One new COVID case, 15 active cases in Grey-Bruce Friday

One new case of COVID-19 was reported by the Grey Bruce Health unit Friday. The case was confirmed in West Grey and becomes the 15th active case now being managed by the health unit. Another 36 people are considered high-risk contacts. Numbers reported are current to midnight Thursday. There are two local people hospitalized in […]

‘Life-changing’: London hospital team helps allergic patients get COVID vaccine

Doctors at St. Joseph’s Health Care London are helping patients with allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccine ingredients safely get the doses, reaching high-risk people who might otherwise go unvaccinated. The clinic sees people who have had a bad allergic reaction to their first COVID-19 vaccine dose or a known allergy to components of the shots, […]

Kite flying provides perfect pandemic therapy

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March 2020, Francois Larouche saw his gigs as a professional guitar player quickly dry up. But thanks to a chance encounter in a Quebec park last summer, Larouche has discovered a new passion in flying kites. “Kite flying has been like a godsend,” Larouche said on Saturday afternoon where […]

One COVID-19 case reported in Grey-Bruce on Sunday

One new COVID-19 case was reported in Grey-Bruce on Sunday, in The Town of the Blue Mountains. With the new case, there are 26 active cases in the two counties, according to the Grey Bruce Health Unit’s situation report, which includes case counts and vaccine data as of midnight on Saturday. There are 39 active […]

Health unit reports 2 COVID cases in West Grey, 1 in Brockton Saturday

Three new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Grey-Bruce on Saturday. The new cases included two in West Grey and one in Brockton, according to the Grey Bruce Health Unit’s Situation Report, which includes case counts and vaccine data up to midnight on Friday. The health unit is monitoring 54 active high-risk contacts. There are […]

First London-area COVID-19 school outbreak of the new school year declared

Public health officials are declaring a COVID-19 outbreak at a London French-language elementary school, less than two weeks into the start of the school year. The Middlesex-London Health Unit declared the outbreak at École élémentaire La Pommeraie, in southwest London, Friday after a fourth person at the school tested positive for COVID-19. The health unit’s […]

Great Lakes Breakdowns: There’s a thin line between affordable and not for boat tows

Great Lakes Breakdowns: There’s a thin line between affordable and not for boat tows

When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, millions of Americans suddenly found themselves out of work or working remotely, their recreational options severely limited with the closure of bars, eateries, gyms and countless public spaces.

So what better way to spend time with family while remaining socially distanced than buying a boat and hitting the water?

Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

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