Concerns Grow About Assessment Centre Waiting Times

As new daily cases of COVID-19 reach heights not seen since the spring, people are understandably concerned about their own safety. But the rush in demand for information and testing is starting to make people ask questions about whether or not our own local public health unit is capable of handling the increased demand. And yesterday, Guelph’s COVID-19 Assessment Centre had to shut down early… Continue reading “Concerns Grow About Assessment Centre Waiting Times”

Mask Mandates Expand in WDG and Waterloo Regions

We were promised a resurgence of COVID-19 in the fall, and it appears that local health authorities are already planning ahead. Medical Officer of Health for Wellington, Dufferin, and Guelph Dr. Nicola Mercer has amended her Section 22 order and has expanded mask mandates starting later this week, while the Region of Waterloo passed an extension of their own masking bylaw. Continue reading “Mask Mandates Expand in WDG and Waterloo Regions”

Two More COVID-19 Cases in Waterloo Region as Local Events Reconsider Cancellation

The news these days is pretty much all Coronavirus, all the time, and every hour brings new cancellations and quarantines, including, as of lunch hour on Thursday, the Prime Minister of Canada. With everything from major sporting events, movie premieres, conferences, and other crowd-filled activities being cancelled, everyone’s on guard for the next outbreak. Even here in Guelph. Continue reading “Two More COVID-19 Cases in Waterloo Region as Local Events Reconsider Cancellation”