The Grey-Bruce Health Unit has identified its first lab confirmed influenza case for the 2022-23 season.
Someone in Bruce County has tested positive for the flu, a sign the annual respiratory bug has come early this year, the Grey Bruce Health Unit announced Thursday. Influenza A was lab-confirmed Sept. 20. In years immediately before COVID-19 in Grey-Bruce, it was confirmed by a lab on Nov. 18, 2018 and on Nov. 20, […]
A new and improved COVID-19 vaccine that tackles both the original pandemic virus and subsequent Omicron variants is now available for the most vulnerable people in Grey-Bruce, the Grey Bruce Health Unit has announced. The vaccine is available for residents in long-term care, retirement homes and other congregate settings that provide assisted-living and health services, […]
There were 10 COVID-19 outbreaks underway in Grey-Bruce Wednesday, mainly in local nursing and retirement homes, which can be combatted with more vaccination, the Grey Bruce Health Unit said. “Vaccine offers strong personal protection from hospitalization, complications, ICU admission and death,” said Dr. Rim Zayed, who is in line to become an assistant medical officer […]
The Grey Bruce Health Unit reports more infectious strains of COVID-19 are circulating in the area and fuelling outbreaks in some long-term care homes
The Grey-Bruce Health Unit is hoping to help raise awareness regarding overdoses on International Overdose Awareness Day on August 31st.
The Grey Bruce Health Unit has issued its third Opioid Alert this month, after receiving reports of five drug overdoses in the area within a five-day period.
Fanshawe College students will not need proof of vaccination status or be required to wear masks as in-person instruction resumes in 65 per cent of classes this fall, the school says. Peter Gilbert, chief infrastructure officer at Fanshawe, said the decision was based on advice from the Middlesex-London Health Unit that included factors such as […]
The Grey Bruce Health Unit has issued an Overdose Alert.
The Grey Bruce Health Unit will hold clinics to vaccinate people against monkeypox beginning on Friday. Eligible individuals are now able to sign up for the by-appointment clinics, set to be held on Friday and again Wednesday at the Grey Bruce Health Unit in Owen Sound. Clinics will then take place biweekly on Wednesdays until […]
Appointments are required and can be made by calling the Grey Bruce Health Unit at 519-376-9420.
Six animals have been sent away for rabies testing from Grey and Bruce this month alone.
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