Local mental health experts are welcoming the reopening of schools to in-person learning Monday.
Huron Perth Public Health added 22 new cases of COVID-19 Thursday
Pleasant surprise What an awesome transformation of the former Kellogg cereal plant. Wellspring and Keeping Kids Warm (helping homeless teens one stitch at a time) donation centres offered to help in my endeavour to knit gloves. The Christmas market entry fee of $5 allows for more spending on the wide variety of crafts. Check it […]
A group of kindergarten students has made it their mission to help refugee kids in London keep warm this winter. As part of the Kids Helping Kids initiative, now in its second year, junior and senior kindergarten pupils at the London Islamic School have collected more than 100 new hats and mittens. The donations will […]
Kids age five to 11 who do not get the COVID-19 vaccine will not be prevented from taking part in school activities, Middlesex-London’s acting medical officer of health says. Because the province has not added the COVID-19 vaccine to the Immunization of School Pupils Act, there isn’t any requirement for the vaccine to participate in […]
Grey-Bruce saw 10 new COVID cases reported Thursday, which included an outbreak declaration at Holland Chatsworth Central School and an increase of dismissed school cohorts and high-risk contacts. It serves as a reminder to parents to look closely at vaccinating their kids said Dr. Ian Arra, the local medical officer of health, in an interview. […]
Four new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Grey-Bruce Monday, on top of five new local cases over the weekend. Two cases in Meaford and one new case each in Hanover and West Grey were reported Monday. There are 22 active cases being followed by the health unit, along with 54 high-risk contacts. Case counts […]
Chapman’s Ice Cream has put up $50,000, its contribution towards prize money for a Habitat for Humanity national annual student writing contest to raise money for local Habitat for Humanity branches. Kids in Grades 4, 5 and 6 are invited to enter the Meaning of Home writing contest which opens Jan. 3. Students are invited […]
I’d rather be vaxxed Re: Unvaxxed nurse says mandates feed resistance (Oct. 21). Sorry, Anita. It’s your choice. I survived polio. I was a guest at Sick Kids hospital for four months, completely paralyzed. I had to learn to walk all over again. You would not know it today. The vaccine had only just become […]
The rate of vaccination in the 12 and over population is now more than 80 percent.
A Dundalk day-care centre’s single, probable case of COVID-19 discovered Friday caused four staff and 15 kids to be sent home as a precaution. The probable case was linked to the Dundalk Kids ‘n Us by Grey Bruce Health Unit contact tracers, who were tracing a positive case’s contacts. The probable case, who is symptomatic […]
In this episode of The 519 Podcast, we look at what has been done to make classrooms safer and whether it’s enough.
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