Media Release

May 13, 2020
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Although Physically Closed, the Huron County Library is Virtually Open for Business

The Huron County Library is still virtually open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, offering a wide array of services and resources to help keep residents of all ages both informed and entertained during this difficult time.

May 12, 2020
Caution advised as the May long weekend approaches.

As the first long weekend of the season approaches, the County of Huron would like to remind all Huron County residents, seasonal residents, cottagers and valued visitors to act responsibly and continue to avoid all non-essential travel.

May 6, 2020
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Huron County Museum Collecting COVID-19 Memories for the Future

The Huron County Museum is looking for everyday personal accounts of the COVID-19 pandemic and how it is affecting the people and communities in Huron County. More information on the project can be found on the Museum’s website at: https://www.huroncountymuseum.ca/collecting-memories-covid-19

April 30, 2020
United Way’s Urgent Needs Fund Expands to Help Individuals Directly

UWPH’s COVID-19 Urgent Needs Fund for Individuals is administered by the City of Stratford Social Services Department on behalf of Perth County and the Huron County Social & Property Services Department on behalf of Huron County.

April 29, 2020
County of Huron Provides Financial Support Related to COVID-19 Response

Huron County is receiving $708,100 from the Province of Ontario’s $200 million Social Services Relief Fund in response to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. County of Huron Social Services is working on a multifaceted approach to distribute funds and ensure that vulnerable members of the Huron County community are able to receive the support they need to remain safe and healthy.

April 28, 2020
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Staff member at Huronview Home for the Aged confirmed positive for COVID-19

The County of Huron has been notified of one (1) confirmed case of COVID-19 for a staff member within the Huronview Home for the Aged in Clinton. At this time, there are no resident cases of COVID-19.

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County of Huron Recovery Team remains committed to helping local businesses

The County of Huron Recovery Team is focused on ensuring that business owners have the information and support that they need to make informed decisions and continue to operate. The Recovery Team is reaching out to all local businesses to offer support, gather data on the impact of COVID-19 and lay the groundwork for developing recovery strategies.

April 27, 2020
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COVID-19 – County of Huron Provides Emergency Child Care to Essential Workers

County of Huron is collaborating with Relouw Early Childhood Learning Centre in Exeter and Huron County Community Home Childcare program to provide Emergency Licensed Child Care free of charge to essential workers.

April 24, 2020
Huron County residents urged to stay the course and continue physical distancing

County of Huron staff and County Council would like to express their gratitude to the businesses, organizations, and residents of Huron County.

April 17, 2020
Huron County, Bruce County and Bruce Power Embracing Innovative Technology to Fight COVID-19

Huron County, Bruce County and Bruce Power have all stepped up to purchase a Clean Flow Health Care Mini. The machines will be used to sanitize personal protective equipment used by front-line health care workers in our fight against COVID-19.