WELLINGTON COUNTY – A total of 16 confirmed cases of COVID-19 are being reported across the Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB) and Wellington Catholic District School Board (WCDSB).
WDGPH reporting 72 new COVID-19 cases over weekend
WELLINGTON COUNTY - Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health is reporting 72 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend (Sept. 10 to 13). Active cases in the region sit at 125.
Local school boards report 14 confirmed COVID-19 cases
WELLINGTON COUNTY – A total of 10 confirmed cases of COVID-19 are being reported across the Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB) and Wellington Catholic District School Board (WCDSB) as students head into the second week of school.
Public health to open vaccine clinics in high schools, add pop-up clinics
GUELPH – Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) will be setting up vaccination clinics in high schools in the coming weeks to make vaccines accessible to students and staff.
Local boards report nine confirmed COVID-19 cases in Guelph schools
WELLINGTON COUNTY – A total of nine confirmed COVID-19 cases are being reported across the Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB) and Wellington Catholic District School Board (WCDSB) as students finish their first week back to school.
Vaccines remain effective despite ‘breakthrough’ COVID-19 infections: experts
WELLINGTON COUNTY - New cases of COVID-19 are quickly emerging as a fourth wave of COVID-19 washes over Wellington County and the province at large.
County to require all employees to disclose vaccination status
WELLINGTON COUNTY – All county employees will be required to disclose their vaccination status and those who are not fully vaccinated will be required to submit to regular rapid testing for COVID-19 under a new policy that comes into effect on Sept. 22.
Caressant Care implementing mandatory staff vaccination policy
WOODSTOCK – Caressant Care Nursing and Retirement Homes is joining a group of national seniors’ care providers in implementing a mandatory vaccination policy for staff at the Woodstock-based company’s 25 long-term care and assisted living facilities.
WDGPH reporting 59 new COVID-19 cases over long weekend
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) is reporting 59 new COVID-19 cases over the Labour Day long weekend (Sept. 3 to 6).
Province announces vaccine passport system – effective Sept. 22
TORONTO - The provincial government is requiring patrons and customers to prove they're fully vaccinated to access selected businesses and venues as of Sept. 22.
Public health: COVID-19 outbreak linked to Aug. 21 wedding/reception
GUELPH – Public health officials say there is a COVID-19 outbreak linked to an Aug. 21 wedding here - and a later reception in Puslinch - and are advising all those who attended they are "high-risk contacts" and should act accordingly.
Minto implements vaccination requirement for municipal employees
MINTO – Vaccination against COVID-19 will be a condition of employment with the municipality…
Public health encourages employers across the region introduce vaccination policies
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) is encouraging all employers across the region introduce COVID-19 vaccination policies within their workplaces.
Minto reverses decision to open office, council meetings to the public
MINTO – The Town of Minto has decided to keep the municipal administration office closed and continue with virtual council meetings for the time being.
Public health reports significant jump in COVID-19 cases over weekend
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) is reporting 50 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend (Aug. 27 to 29).