COVID-19 – Response to Ontario’s Emergency Declaration

March 17, 2020

[Huron County, Ontario]- Huron County is closely monitoring the status of COVID-19 and new information as it comes out.  The County is aware of the recent announcement that Ontario Premier Doug Ford has declared a State of Emergency in the province. The County of Huron has reviewed the orders resulting from this emergency declaration and is currently well within what is required.

The County of Huron encourages all residents to take extra precautionary measures to protect themselves and the community against the spread of the virus.

 “The County understands that many residents may be experiencing feelings of worry or anxiety as the current COVID-19 situation continues to evolve,” says Warden Jim Ginn, “The County’s Emergency Management Planning Committee is meeting regularly to review its emergency management procedures and how it can support residents and staff”.

The County of Huron is doing its part to support Huron Perth Public Health’s response in a coordinated manner. The County thanks residents for their patience and cooperation during these uncertain times and continues to ask residents to follow the guidelines set out by the Ontario Ministry of Health.

For detailed and up-to-date information on the Coronavirus (COVID-19), please visit the Huron-Perth Public Health website.

For More Information

Be sure to read credible information regarding the novel coronavirus, including:

Ministry of Health

Public Health Agency of Canada – Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): Outbreak Update 

Public Health Agency of Canada – Travel Health Notices


Our spokesperson is: Jim Ginn, Warden. 519.524.8394 x 3224.


For more information contact:

Jim Ginn,
519.524.8394 (ext 3224)