MAPLETON – Numerous area families currently isolating due to multiple cases of COVID-19 at local schools.
WDGPH reporting 37 new COVID-19 cases over weekend
WELLINGTON COUNTY - Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health is reporting 37 new COVID-19 cases between Nov. 5 and 8. The region’s active case count sits at 70 as of Nov. 8, an increase of 39 cases reported one week ago.
Minto invites community groups to apply for COVID-19 relief funding
MINTO – Municipal staff here will put out a call to community groups to submit requests for a share of the town’s allotment of COVID-19 relief funding by Dec. 1.
Wellington County, Minto employees bear consequences of vaccination policies
WELLINGTON COUNTY – The employment-related consequences of refusing to be vaccinated against COVID-19 are starting to be felt by Wellington County and the Town of Minto workers.
Active COVID-19 case goes unchecked at Erin school after testing delay
ERIN - After being contacted by a concerned parent, the Wellington Advertiser looked into the cause of a weeks-long delay in notifying parents of a COVID-19 exposure at Erin Public School.
WDGPH reporting 15 new COVID-19 cases over weekend
WELLINGTON COUNTY - The region’s active case count sits at 31 as of Nov. 1. That is down from 53 cases one week ago and marks the region's lowest active case count since mid-August.
Government announces expanded COVID-19 testing options for schools
ONTARIO – In order to support safer schools and reduce barriers to testing, the Ontario Government has announced plans to expand testing options for schools across the province.
School boards announce return of indoor inter-school athletics
GUELPH – The Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB) and Wellington Catholic District School Board (WCDSB), in consultation with District 4 and District 10 officials, are announcing the return of indoor inter-school athletics.
OPSBA gathering public input on COVID-19 and educational experiences
GUELPH – With children across Ontario preparing to return to their public schools this fall for…
Local hospitals reviewing vaccination policy for patient care partners
WELLINGTON COUNTY – While other hospitals in the region will require patient care partners to be double vaccinated by Nov. 9 to enter the buildings, hospitals in Wellington County have not yet taken that step.
WDGPH reporting 23 new COVID-19 cases over weekend
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) is reporting 23 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend (Oct. 22 to 24).
Guelph/Eramosa staff fully vaccinated, looking to reopen township office Jan. 1
GUELPH/ERAMOSA – With 100 per cent of its staff fully vaccinated, the Township of Guelph/Eramosa is looking to reopen its municipal office to the public in the new year.
WDGPH reporting 32 new COVID-19 cases over weekend
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) is reporting 32 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend (Oct. 15 to 17).
Trick-or-treaters get the green light from province’s top doctor
TORONTO – Ontario’s top doctor says Halloween is a go this year, but trick-or-treaters still need to take a few precautions.
Province launches Verify Ontario app for COVID-19 vaccination verification
TORONTO — The Ontario government has released its long-awaited COVID-19 vaccination verification app.