Harrison Park bird sanctuary under quarantine after bird flu confirmed

Avian Influenza has been confirmed in domestic birds in the sanctuary at Harrison Park and it has been placed under a quarantine order. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency notified the city on Monday of positive test results for the highly pathogenic H5N1 virus after city staff observed birds exhibiting possible symptoms on Friday. Laboratory testing […]

Most vulnerable in Grey-Bruce can get latest COVID-19 booster now

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, […]

Owen Sound’s Terry Fox Run returns to Harrison Park this year

After two straight virtual Terry Fox Runs the event is headed back to Harrison Park this year. The in-person run set for September 18 has a fundraising goal of $17,000. In 2020 and 2021 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, public health measures aimed at reducing transmission of the virus prevented large gatherings and forced Terry Fox […]

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