GUELPH POLITICAST #296 – Still COVID with Dr. Mercer (Fall Edition)

We’re about halfway through fall, we’ve overcome the big hurdles like Back to School and Thanksgiving, and the new daily case count both in Guelph and across Ontario remains relatively steady. We’re still giving out vaccines, with a few thousand eligible people left to get their jabs, and then, a few weeks ago, we had our first case of the flu this year. What are we to make of all this? Let’s call a doctor! Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #296 – Still COVID with Dr. Mercer (Fall Edition)”

The Flu is Back! Says WDG Public Health

It’s not the press release you might expect from the local Public Health unit, after all, why would you need a press release that announces the arrival of flu season? In COVID times though, the return of influenza is a moment because there was almost no flu last year. Still, as our region’s Medical Officer of Health said in a statement on Thursday, the flu’s return “isn’t unexpected.” Continue reading “The Flu is Back! Says WDG Public Health”