Thursday 3 December 2020 - 9:39 am
Covid-19: Six New Cases In Grey Bruce Wednesday
12/03/2020
The Grey Bruce Health Unit reported six new Covid cases in the region Wednesday: two people in Grey Highlands, one in Owen Sound, Southgate, Meaford and Arran-Elderslie tested positive....the six new infections are close contacts of previously confirmed cases already being monitored by Public Health....There are now 35 active known cases in Grey Bruce, as new positives slightly outpaced recoveries on Wednesday. No one is currently hospitalized.... 
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Man arrested at scene of break and enter in Kincardine
12/03/2020
South Bruce OPP made an arrest in a break and enter at a home in Kincardine. They were called to a residence on South Line late Tuesday night around 11:30.A man was found inside and later taken into police custody.... 
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Covid-19: 17 Recoveries, Two New Cases In Grey Bruce Tuesday
12/02/2020
The Grey Bruce Health Unit reported 17 additional recoveries and two new Covid cases in the region on Tuesday: one person from Kincardine and one from Chatsworth tested positive. Grey Bruce Medical Officer of Health Dr. Ian Arra says one of the new infections is a high-risk close contact of a previously confirmed case already in self-isolation. Active known cases in Grey Bruce fell considerably to 34.... No one is currently hospitalized.... 
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New app tracks food bank usage in Grey Bruce
12/02/2020
The rising cost of food mixed in with the pandemic has left many struggling with hunger and food insecurity. The United Way of Bruce Grey has been working to address the rising demand in food bank use. The United Way has partnered with local start up company NPX to build the Food Bruce Grey App, a data collection platform, to collect and share data on food programs and their impact on the community.... 
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COVID-19 Nine New Cases In Grey Bruce Monday
12/01/2020
Public Health Grey Bruce says nine new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed yesterday: three in Kincardine, two are in Arran-Elderslie, one in Hanover, one is in Grey Highlands, one is in Southgate and one is in West Grey. There are currently 50 confirmed active cases in the region. Public Health says there are seven active probable cases. Probable cases are not lab confirmed, but high-risk contacts of an active case, and also symptomatic. There are 216 High Risk Contacts associated with the active cases. 
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Bruce Power named as one of most-admired corporate cultures
12/01/2020
Bruce Power has been named has having one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures for 2020. The program recognizes Canadian organizations for helping enhance performance and sustain a competitive advantage.... 
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Saugeen Shores Police holding their auction this week
12/01/2020
Those looking to pick up some Christmas presents at a discounted rate will definitely want to get in on the Saugeen Shores Police Auction! Taking place from December 4th to the 9th, the auction will feature many different items including plenty of bicycles.... 
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Covid-19: Three recoveries, Eight New Cases Sunday In Grey Bruce
11/30/2020
Public Health Grey Bruce says eight new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed Sunday in the region: two are Huron Kinloss, three in Grey Highlands, one in Southgate, one in Arran Elderslie and one is in West Grey. With three more recoveries Sunday, there are currently 49 active cases in the area with another six probable active cases. Probable cases are not lab confirmed, but high-risk contacts of an active case, and also symptomatic.  Public Health says there are 206 high risk contacts associated with the active cases.... 
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Grey Bruce MOH: Mass Vaccinations Will “Most Certainly” End Pandemic
11/30/2020
Whenever they are completed in Ontario next year, Grey Bruce Medical Officer of Health Dr. Ian Arra assured mass vaccinations will “most certainly” bring an end to public health measures in place since March to slow the spread of Covid.  In a recent appearance on the Open Line on 560 CFOS, Dr. Arra said herd immunity could be achieved if we reach 80 per cent of the population inoculated with a vaccine efficacy of 90 per cent.... 
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Huron Perth Public Health to enforce COVID-19 health measures
11/30/2020 6:33 AM
Huron Perth Public Health to enforce COVID-19 health measures.  Huron Perth are now under a Class Order under Section 22 in an effort to combat COVID-19. This gives the health unit the authority to enforce public health measures such as issuing fines for failing to self-quarantine. Medical Officer of Health Doctor Miriam Klassen says that most people are following the guidelines, but adds some are not.... 
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Covid-19: 16 Recoveries, 10 New Cases In Grey Bruce Friday
11/28/2020 
Grey Bruce Health Unit reported 16 additional recoveries and 10 new Covid cases in the region on Friday: 
two Kincardine residents, two from Arran-Elderslie, two from West Grey, two from Grey Highlands, one person from Owen Sound and one from Southgate tested positive; 10 cases came from two households. At least three of the new positives are close contacts of previous known cases already being monitored by Public Health.  Active known cases in Grey Bruce fell to 49, as recoveries outpaced new infections on Friday. Three people are currently hospitalized.... 
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Bruce Power Giving $350,000 To Schools, County Housing, Toy Drives & Others In Be A Light Campaign
11/ 28/2020
In the latest part of its $1 million Be A light: Beating COVID-19 Together campaign, Bruce Power is making a $350,000 contribution in grocery gift cards to schools, county housing services, long-term care homes and women’s shelters. It’s also planning to bring some Christmas cheer to the community....  
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Covid-19: 10 New Cases, Four Recoveries In Grey Bruce Thursday
11/27/2020
According to Public Health, three Grey Highlands residents, two people from Blue Mountains, two from Arran-Elderslie, two from Southgate and one person from Northern Bruce Peninsula tested positive ... and four of the 10 new cases are from two households....There are now 55 active known cases in Grey Bruce. Three people are currently hospitalized.... 
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Salvation Army to have their Christmas kettle campaign this year
11/27/2020
The Salvation Army is out with their annual Christmas Kettle Campaign this year. Lieutenant Derek Kerr from the Salvation Army Suncoast Citadel says COVID-19 has affected their plans for not only the kettle campaign but also how they deliver their services.... 
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Public health setting up immunization clinics for Grade 7 students
1127/2020
Huron Perth Public Health is holding immunization clinics across the Counties early next month to vaccinate grade 7 students....The vaccines will cover Meningococcal (Meningitis), Hepatitis B and HPV. The Health Unit says the Meningococcal vaccine is required for school attendance. 
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Enhanced Welding Education Programs At Grey Bruce Schools
11/27/2020
According to a joint release from the Bluewater District School Board and Bruce-Grey Catholic District School Board, cash and in-kind contributions totaling $270,000 will help local youth access apprenticeships and careers in welding.... 
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