WELLINGTON COUNTY – Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) is reporting 43 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend (Sept. 24 to 26).
County to require proof of vaccination at Museum and Archives, all libraries
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Starting Sept. 27, proof of full COVID-19 vaccination will be required to enter all Wellington County libraries and the Museum and Archives in Aboyne.
Coaches, instructors, sports officials now require proof of vaccination: Mercer
GUELPH – While the province left volunteers, coaches, instructors and sport officials out of its proof of vaccination requirement, the region's top doctor has ordered that these individuals must show proof of vaccination at facilities in Wellington, Dufferin and Guelph.
Proof of vaccine required at Centre Wellington facilities
CENTRE WELLINGTON – As of Sept. 22, Centre Wellington will require patrons of township facilities to be fully vaccinated (two shots plus 14 days).
Canada Safety Council to launch vaccine education and awareness program
OTTAWA – As Canada continues its fight against misinformation and vaccine hesitancy in attempts to increase nationwide vaccination rates, the Canada Safety Council is focusing on the future of vaccination efforts by addressing our nation’s children.
Vaccine receipts now required to enter select businesses and venues
TORONTO - Proof of vaccination is required to access select businesses and venues across the province, including in Wellington County as of Sept. 22.
Vaccination required to enter recreational facilities in Minto
MINTO - The Town of Minto is reminding residents and visitors the municipality will be following provincial guidelines in regard to vaccination requirements for public settings.
WDGPH reporting over 200 active COVID-19 cases in the region
WELLINGTON COUNTY - Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health is reporting 70 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend (Sept. 17 to 19). Active cases in the region sit at 201.
Public health issues COVID-19 advisories for Guelph establishments
GUELPH – Public health officials are advising the public – and particularly those aged 18 to 24 – about two COVID-19 risks identified in the City of Guelph.
Public health sees first doses rise after vaccine passport announcement
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) has seen an increase of first doses administered in the two weeks since the province announced a COVID-19 vaccine passport on Sept. 1 .
New director of education looking to reframe traditional narratives in Upper Grand
GUELPH – As he enters his new role as Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB) director of education, Peter Sovran is looking to reframe traditional narratives surrounding learning and work environments in education, while ensuring a safe return to school for students and staff.
What’s the risk of COVID spreading in your workplace?
ELORA – A Guelph company has figured out a way to assess the risk of COVID-19 transmission within a building and Elora Apothecary is among its first clients.
Angus Reid poll finds 74 per cent of Canadian parents want school staff and students vaccinated
TORONTO – As children enter a third school year impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, parents are filled with apprehension.
Guelph/Eramosa implements vaccination policy for township staff
GUELPH/ERAMOSA – Following in the footsteps of the County of Wellington and Town of Minto, the Township of Guelph/Eramosa will now require all employees to disclose their vaccination status.
Province releases further details on vaccine passport program
TORONTO – The Ontario government has released further guidance on the province’s proof of vaccination program, one week before COVID-19 vaccines become mandatory for certain non-essential businesses.