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COVID-19 Update - April 15, 2021

Posted on Thursday, April 15, 2021 03:10 PM

Case count

  • Our data from Wednesday, April 14, show that Huron Perth has a cumulative total of 1,508 confirmed COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic, with 23 cases added since the previous day. There are currently 61 active cases.  
    • There have been 42 presumptive positive screens for a variant of concern (VOC) in Huron Perth. Twelve of these cases are currently active.
    • There are currently two Huron Perth residents in hospital due to COVID-19.
    • On Tuesday we reported a death due...

COVID-19 Update: Statement from Dr. Klassen about vaccine program in Huron Perth

Posted on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 04:09 PM

Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) has announced that it is adjusting its vaccine appointment availability based on the latest information from the province about vaccine supply. Everyone who has booked an appointment in the next few weeks will be vaccinated. However, there are currently no clinics open to book future appointments.

HPPH (together with our partners) is prepared to administer all the vaccine we receive; some weeks to date we have been able to vaccinate over 6,000 people. We have had...

COVID-19 Update - vaccine appointments, eligibility, remote learning

Posted on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 11:14 AM

Huron-Perth, ON – Huron Perth Public Health is adjusting its vaccine appointment availability based on the latest information from the province about vaccine supply. As a result, there are no clinics currently open to book appointments. We will post additional clinics when we receive confirmation of further vaccine deliveries. Our website and phone line have been updated to indicate this.

HPPH had hoped to expand vaccine eligibility to adults aged 60 and older this week, however, based on our vaccine...

COVID-19 Update - April 12, 2021

Posted on Monday, April 12, 2021 03:11 PM

Case count

  • Our data from Sunday, April 11, show that Huron Perth has a cumulative total of 1,480 confirmed COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic, with 20 cases added over the weekend. There are currently 49 active cases.  
    • There have been 32 presumptive positive screens for a variant of concern (VOC) in Huron Perth. Ten of these cases are currently active.
    • Details on where the active cases are, can be found on our COVID-19 in Huron and Perth webpage.
    • There is currently one...

HPPH clarifies misunderstanding on personal services settings

Posted on Saturday, April 10, 2021 11:20 AM

Huron-Perth, ON – Huron Perth Public Health would like to clarify expectations about whether personal service settings can be open. Personal services settings (PSS) include hair salons and barbershops, manicure and pedicure salons, aesthetician services, piercing services, tanning salons, spas and tattoo studios.

Personal Service Settings are not permitted to open at any time during this current provincial shutdown. A misreading of the provincial legislation has led to confusion that personal services...