Letters to the Editor: Dec. 7

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 […]

Unvaxxed elementary kids still can take part in school activities

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 […]

Arra encourages child vaccination as first school outbreak declared

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. […]

Chapman’s supports writing contest for kids

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 […]

Letters to the Editor: Oct. 22

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 […]

Suspected COVID case linked to Dundalk day-care centre

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 […]

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