Wednesday 28 July 2021 - 9:44 am
Covid: Two New Cases, 23 Resolved In Grey Bruce
07/28/2021
The Grey Bruce Health Unit reported two new Covid cases (residents of Owen Sound and Grey Highlands) and 23 resolved ones on Tuesday....The region’s active known case load fell sharply to 85. Six Grey Bruce residents are hospitalized locally and two others are receiving care outside the area.... Today, there are drop-in vaccination clinics running from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Davidson Centre in Kincardine and the P & H Centre in Hanover. There are also drop-in/drive-in clinics from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at The Plex in Port Elgin and in Ripley at the community centre.... 
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Health unit urging higher vaccination rates in battle against Delta variant
07/28/2021
The Grey Bruce Health Unit is using lessons learned over the past 16 months to control the Delta variant of the coronavirus. The Delta variant is known to be extremely contagious, leading to severe illness, hospitalizations and even death.... Robust case and contact management was key in bringing down the numbers in the past and an aggressive vaccine roll out is necessary to ensure it does not return....The health unit has concluded the only to prevent a 4th wave is through vaccination.... 
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Covid: Nine New Cases, 13 Resolved In Grey Bruce
07/27/2021 
The Grey Bruce Health Unit reported nine new Covid cases:... four people from Owen Sound, two folks from Grey Highlands, and residents of South Bruce Peninsula, Saugeen First Nation and Southgate....The region’s active known case load fell to 107. Six Grey Bruce residents are hospitalized locally and one other is receiving care outside the area.... 
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Fanshawe College looking to open up their campuses for in-person learning this fall
07/27/2021
Fanshawe is another college who is planning on getting student back on campus this fall. Last year they were able to have some student in blended set ups, meaning some in-person teaching and some online learning. Vice President of Student Services Michele Beaudoin says they are being mindful to those students who many not have planned to be in the area in September.... 
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Grey Bruce Health Unit Learns From Covid Delta Variant
07/27/2021
The Grey Bruce Health Unit is acknowledging they have learned valuable lessons from their experiences with the Covid Delta variant. A release notes the health unit sees the variant as extremely efficient and effective in its transmission, causing severe disease that put people in the hospital, and leading to deaths....
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Covid: 13 New Cases, 22 Resolved In Grey Bruce
07/26/2021
The Grey Bruce Health Unit reported 13 new Covid cases:...five people from Owen Sound, three folks from Grey Highlands, three from Brockton, and residents of Georgian Bluffs and Southgate....The region’s active known case load fell to 111. Six Grey Bruce residents are hospitalized locally and one other is receiving care outside the area.... 
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Health unit urging parents to talk to their kids about COVID-19
07/26/2021
Forget the birds and the bees, the Grey Bruce Health Unit wants parents to sit down with their children and talk about COVID-19.... Officials say part of the surge in new cases are the result of unvaccinated people, mostly youth and young adults, getting together at large parties. Parents are being asked to remind their children about the potential devastating effect that COVID could pose to family members especially older ones....
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Pop-Up Vaccine Clinic Comes To Huron-Kinloss Next Week
07/24/2021
A vaccine pop-up drive-thru is coming to the Ripley-Huron Community Centre next week. Set for July 28 from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m., a release notes the drive-thru will be available for all eligible ages, everyone 12 and older, with no requirements needed to register beforehand or health card. Separate lines will be set up for vehicles and horses and buggies.... 
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Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre To Re-Open
07/24/2021
The Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre is set to re-open next week. The attraction on Victoria Street in Southampton will welcome back members on Monday, July 26, and then open to everyone on July 28. The museum will be operating by offering scheduled bookings to attend as capacity restrictions remain in place.... 
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Grey Roots Museum & Archives To Re-Open July 28
07/24/2021
Grey Roots Museum and Archives is set to re-open next week. Museum staff advise guests will be welcomed back inside the facility on Grey County Road 18 on Wednesday, July 28. The Moreston Heritage Village at Grey Roots has already been open for outdoor visits since July 16.... 
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Covid: 15 New Cases, 16 Resolved In Grey Bruce
07/23/2021
The Grey Bruce Health Unit reported 15 new Covid cases and 16 resolved ones on Thursday....five people from Owen Sound, three from Chatsworth, two from each of Grey Highlands, Saugeen First Nation and Meaford, and a Hanover resident tested positive....Six Grey Bruce residents are hospitalized locally and one other is receiving care outside the area. The health unit also disclosed another Covid-related death. Seventeen Grey Bruce residents have died from the virus over the course of the pandemic... 
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CNSC looking into higher-than-normal pressure tubes discovered in Bruce reactors
07/23/2021
Bruce Power is being investigated by the Canadian Nuclear Safety to determine whether they were violating the terms of their licence. The Tiverton-based nuclear operator revealed during a recent inspection that pressure tubes in two of their reactors showed higher than normal readings. Those readings were reported to the CNSC who earlier this month (July 5th) issued their own statement saying the level of hydrogen in the pressures tubes exceeded the 120 parts per million limit.... 
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Kincardine seeking input on how the next deputy mayor is elected
07/23/2021
The Municipality of Kincardine is seeking input from the public on the election process for the Deputy Mayor. A survey is available for residents to voice their opinion on the matter. The current option would see the Councillor with the highest number of votes take over the position.... 
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Covid: 15 New Cases, 23 Resolved In Grey Bruce
07/22/2021
The Grey Bruce Health Unit reported 15 new Covid cases:...seven people from Chatsworth, two folks from each of Saugeen First Nation and Hanover, and residents of Owen Sound, Georgian Bluffs, Kincardine and Brockton tested positive. The region’s active known case load fell to 147. Five Grey Bruce residents are hospitalized locally and four others are receiving care outside the area. The health unit also disclosed an additional Covid-related death. Sixteen Grey Bruce residents have died from the virus over the course of the pandemic.... 
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Grey Bruce’s Top Doctor says the last remaining unvaccinated people are the most difficult to convince
07/22/2021
Grey Bruce Medical Officer of Health took to the airwaves to spread the message of the importance of getting vaccinated in the face on the Delta variant.
Dr. Ian Arra talked about how the variant was first detected at a rooming house in Hanover back in June,... and at two large private gatherings involving youth or young adults.... 95 percent of the cases in those two occurrences were the result of not getting vaccinated or only having one dose of the vaccine....
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