Vaccination

Grey Bruce Health Unit reports 88 new COVID cases Saturday

Eighty-eight new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Grey-Bruce Saturday. There are now 383 active COVID cases, including nine local people in a local hospital and one in hospital outside Grey-Bruce, the Grey Bruce Health Unit reported. Figures were current to midnight Friday. Grey Bruce Health Services’ Owen Sound hospital has a continuing COVID outbreak. […]

New COVID outbreaks at Owen Sound hospital, Lucknow LTC home

New COVID-19 outbreaks have been declared at Owen Sound hospital and at Pinecrest Manor in Lucknow. The Grey-Bruce Health Unit declared both outbreaks Monday. The hospital outbreak is on 6-2, the medicine unit, and involves three patients, with two staff who tested positive but not technically considered part of the outbreak. “Unit 6-2 has been […]

COVID-19 news in Grey-Bruce Monday

Grey Bruce Health Unit-run COVID-19 vaccination clinics will be held Wednesday and Thursday this week. Wednesday’s clinics will be at the Wiarton Community Centre, at 526 Taylor St. in Wiarton, from noon to 6 p.m., and in Owen Sound at Sydenham Campus, the former school at 1130 8th St. E., also from noon to 6 […]

Ontario fighting Omicron with 18+ booster eligibility, other measures

With the Omicron COVID-19 variant threatening to completely replace Delta by the beginning of January, new COVID-19 measures were announced Friday at Queen’s Park. The provincial chief medical officer of health, Dr. Kieran Moore said Friday in a news briefing that Omicron could represent all new cases of the pandemic virus in Ontario “by the […]

Grey-Bruce adds four COVID cases Wednesday

Four new cases of COVID-19 were reported Wednesday by the Grey Bruce Health Unit. Kincardine, Owen Sound, Saugeen Shores and Blue Mountains all had new cases confirmed by testing. There are 45 active cases and 250 high-risk contacts being managed by the health unit. Total confirmed cases of the pandemic virus in Grey-Bruce is now […]

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. […]

Four new local COVID cases Monday, pop-up vaccination clinics set

Grey-Bruce added four new cases of COVID-19 Monday, the Grey Bruce Health Unit reported in its daily situation report. Three cases in Hanover and one in Chatsworth brought the cumulative total of COVID infections since the start of the pandemic in Grey-Bruce to 2,417 cases. There were 33 active COVID cases identified by the health […]

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