WELLINGTON COUNTY – Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health is reporting 14 new COVID-19 cases from July 2 to the morning of July 5. The region’s active case count now sits at 59.
New infrastructure upgrades coming across Wellington County
WELLINGTON COUNTY - New sidewalks, generators and air purification systems are some of the infrastructure upgrades coming this year to communities in Wellington County.
Hair salons, barbers set for busy reopening after difficult year
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Staff members at spas, salons and barber shops across the county are thrilled to be back on the job this week. Premier Doug Ford announced on June 24 the province would enter stage two of its reopening plan on June 30.
Province scaling back visitor restrictions at long-term care homes
TORONTO – Residents living in long-term care facilities across the province will soon be able to see more of their loved ones.
Public health reports 32 new COVID-19 cases in region over weekend
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) is reporting 32 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend (June 25 to 27). The region’s active case count now sits at 65, an increase from 55 on June 21, reversing a nine-week downward trend in cases.
Public health offering first dose drop-in appointments
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Public health officials are urging anyone who has not yet received their first COVID-19 vaccine dose to get a shot as soon as possible.
Ontario moving to step two of reopening plan on June 30
TORONTO — Ontario will be entering step two of its “Roadmap to Reopen” plan on June 30, two days earlier than previously anticipated.
WDGPH championing fresh tactics to address vaccine hesitancy in county
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) is turning up the heat on vaccine hesitancy in Wellington County.
Delays in Pfizer shipments will impact local vaccination clinics: public health
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Starting this week, Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) COVID-19 vaccine clinics will prioritize the Moderna vaccine for those aged 18 and above. The move, announced by public health on June 21, is a direct result of Pfizer vaccine shipment delays in Ontario.
Public health reports 21 new COVID-19 cases in region over weekend
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) is reporting 21 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend (June 18 to 20). The region’s active case count now sits at 55, down from 71 on June 14, and the lowest it has been since early November.
‘Significant amount’ of vaccine appointments available for June 19 clinic: public health
ORANGEVILLE – Public health officials say there is "a significant amount" of appointments available for a Saturday clinic for those looking to receive the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.
It’s the summer of second doses: public health
GUELPH – They are calling it the summer of second doses at Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health. So, if you haven’t had your first COVID-19 vaccine dose yet, get it in June, officials advise, because the rest of the summer will mainly be devoted to administering second shots.
New mural reflects Palmerston’s historic railway heritage
Rail theme mural – A mural reflecting Palmerston’s historic railway heritage was painted on…
Vaccinated out of the country? Let public health know
GUELPH - Bart Singh thought he hit pay-dirt when he was able to get two shots of the Pfizer vaccine while on vacation in Florida from January to May this year.
WDGPH reports 25 new COVID-19 cases in region over weekend
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) is reporting 25 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend (June 11 to 13). The region’s active case count now sits at 71, down significantly from 135 on June 7, and the lowest it has been since early November.