WELLINGTON COUNTY – Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) is reporting 67 new COVID-19 cases in the region over the weekend (March 5 to 7), including eight in Wellington County.
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Provincial workplace health and safety inspectors will be returning to Wellington Dufferin Guelph in the coming weeks. An inspection blitz in February found that just 45 per cent of the 572 businesses inspected were in compliance with the Reopening Ontario Act.
WELLINGTON COUNTY - Local municipalities will receive nearly $2.5 million from a new pool of provincial funding to assist with additional operating costs related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The new financial relief will help ensure the delivery of critical services and keep capital projects on track,
PUSLINCH – While happy to see that progress is being made on a Morriston bypass from Highway 401 to Highway 6 South, Puslinch council expressed reservations on March 3 about the Ministry of Transportation’s (MTO) draft design concept.
GUELPH – When the local health unit starts receiving doses of AstraZeneca the COVID-19 vaccines will likely be administered at pharmacies to those aged 64 and under.
MINTO – Seven local non-profit organizations have applied for a grant to cover the cost of an upgraded Zoom account to facilitate meetings.
MINTO – Plans for recreation programming remain flexible here, as the region readjusts to the provincial COVID-19 framework following the lifting of a province-wide stay-at-home order on Feb. 12.
PUSLINCH – Puslinch Township council has decided to hold fewer but potentially longer council meetings during the pandemic and has changed the start time of its meetings from 2pm to 10am with a hard stop at 5pm.
WELLINGTON COUNTY – As of March 5, 20 schools in the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) region, including one in Wellington County, are reporting active COVID-19 cases.