GUELPH - Compass Community Services and Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington received a collective $400,000 in federal funds, supporting phone-in mental health services.
Trillium Foundation grant keeps doors open at Belwood Lodge and Camp
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Funds from the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Resilient Communities Fund are streaming into Wellington County organizations.
Theatres, museums set to welcome visitors as step three arrives
WELLINGTON COUNTY - With the province moving into step three of Ontario’s Roadmap to re-open on July 16, the focus is on resumption of additional indoor activity with larger numbers of people allowed.
Province eases visiting restrictions for congregate care settings
TORONTO – Visiting restrictions in congregate care settings, such as residences for adults with…
Drayton Entertainment hoping to resume in-person performances by late fall
DRAYTON – With the province now in stage three of its reopening plan, it remains unclear when in-person performances will resume at the Drayton Festival Theatre.
Public health reporting 10 new COVID-19 cases in region over weekend
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) is reporting 10 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend (July 16 to 19). The region’s active case count now sits at 42, down from 52 cases on July 12.
Family Health Team wrapping up drive-through vaccination clinics
ELORA – The Upper Grand Family Health Team (UGFHT) completed its final COVID-19 drive-through vaccination clinic on July 16. "We can do more at a drive through. And our patients can stay in their cars," said Dr. Julie Ray.
Slot machines singing once again over thunder of hooves at Elora casino, raceway
CENTRE WELLINGTON - Slots and horses are warming up at Elements Casino and Grand River Raceway after Wellington County entered into step three of the province's reopening plan on July 16.
Gyms happy to welcome back members during step three of reopening plan
WELLINGTON COUNTY – The day has finally come for gyms across the county that have been anxiously waiting to reopen their doors to the public.
Province updates COVID-19 testing requirements for long-term care homes
TORONTO - If you’re one of the over 7.2 million Ontarians who are now fully vaccinated, you’ll no longer need to be tested when visiting loved ones at a long-term care home.
Delta variant a ‘big problem’ in WDGPH region: Tenenbaum
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Motivating the push from Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) to get second vaccine doses into arms is the Delta variant. It’s now the dominate strain of COVID-19 across the WDGPH region.
Local communities show support as Saugeen First Nation faces COVID-19 outbreak
ERIN – In response to the Saugeen First Nation COVID-19 outbreak, and in collaboration with the…
Public health reporting 23 new COVID-19 cases in region over weekend
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) is reporting 23 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend (July 9 to 11). The region’s active case count now sits at 52, down from 59 cases on July 5.
Ontario moving to step three of ‘Roadmap to Reopen’ on July 16
TORONTO — The Ontario government is moving the province into step three of the Roadmap to Reopen on July 16. The province announced the move on July 9, with key public health and health care indicators continuing to improve.
Second dose vaccinations see significant rise after bump in active COVID-19 cases
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) reported 19 new COVID-19 cases from July 2 to 6.