EAST GARAFRAXA – Three fire services, including two from Wellington County, responded to a barn fire on the 12th Line here on Tuesday morning.
The Grand Valley Lions Polar Bear Dip raises $5,337 for Grand Valley Food Bank
Chilly dip – Fourty-eight people took a chilly dip to start off the new year. The Grand Valley…
Local author attains top sales status on Amazon with interactive book
GRAND VALLEY – Prominence Publishing’s recent release, Restore Your Life: Powerful Strategies To Navigate Menopause was named a #1 Best Seller on Amazon on Nov. 15, in multiple categories, including #1 new release.
Letters to Santa accepted in Grand Valley before the Santa Claus parade on Nov. 26
GRAND VALLEY – Youngsters will have a chance to meet Mr. and Mrs. Claus on Nov. 26 before an evening parade, but don’t forget to bring your skates and letters to Santa.
New COVID vaccine expected in Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph in next few weeks
GUELPH – The new COVID-19 “bivalent” vaccine is expected to arrive in the region in the coming weeks. And when it gets to Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health, officials will be ready, says the local medical officer of health.
Public health notes importance of International Overdose Awareness Day
GUELPH – Drug overdoses were a problem before the COVID-19 pandemic, but the problem has only become worse, says the associate medical officer of health for Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health.
WDG Public Health confirms first rabid bat of 2022
MELANCTHON – Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health received notification of a positive rabies test in a bat on Aug. 10. There were two human exposures to the animal. Both individuals have begun a treatment protocol.
COVID-19 vaccine for young children to arrive in WDGPH region this week
WELLINGTON COUNTY – The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for children aged six months to five years will be administered by primary care providers and in select pharmacies.
First case of monkeypox identified in WDGPH region
GUELPH – Public health officials have identified the first case of monkeypox in the region, but stress there is no increased risk to the general public.
Public health begins regular mosquito larvicide program
WELLINGTON COUNTY – The local health unit has begun its regular mosquito larvicide program. Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health announced the start of the program, which will run until early October, in a press release on May 19.