WELLINGTON COUNTY – Confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health region are down slightly this week, while hospitalizations are up slightly. And public health officials say two-thirds of area residents are still not up-to-date with vaccinations.
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.
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Confirmed COVID-19 cases remained steady in the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health region this week, while hospitalizations are up but with less patients admitted to intensive care units .
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Confirmed COVID-19 cases were up again in the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) region last week, along with a slight increase in the number of patients with the virus who are admitted to regional intensive care units.
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.
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.