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May 8, 2023

County of Huron recognizes Emergency Preparedness Week

Emergency Preparedness Week (EP Week) is happening on May 7-13, 2023. EP Week is an opportunity for individuals to learn how they can become prepared to protect themselves, family members, and communities during an emergency.

April 6, 2022

County of Huron Ends State of Emergency.

On April 6, 2022, the County of Huron ended the State of Emergency that was declared on March 24, 2020 in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Municipalities may declare state of emergencies in accordance with the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act.

March 29, 2022

Huron County Paramedics providing essential support to Long-Term Care

The County of Huron commends its Emergency Services Department and Paramedic Team for the exceptional services they have provided since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. This team has worked quietly behind the scenes, and helped keep long-term care and retirement homes in Huron stay safe and healthy as they face the challenges brought on by COVID-19.

May 20, 2021

The County of Huron recognizes the exemplary service of Huron County paramedics during Paramedic Service Week

Paramedic Services Week 2021, which takes place from May 23 to 29, is an opportunity to recognize the tireless work and dedication of Huron County paramedics.

March 12, 2021

Huron County Paramedic awarded Southwest Ontario Regional Base Hospital Program (SWOBHP) 2020 Medical Director’s Commendation Award.

County of Huron Paramedic, Zia Khogyani, awarded Southwest Ontario Regional Base Hospital Program (SWOBHP) 2020 Medical Director’s Commendation Award.

December 21, 2020

Huron County Paramedics, thank you.

The County of Huron would like to recognize and thank the Huron County Paramedics team for their exemplary service throughout the 2020 year. The County’s Paramedics have been silent heroes, working hard behind the scenes to keep Huron County safe and healthy.

November 17, 2020

Fighting Pandemic Fatigue in Huron County

s the second wave of COVID-19 has reached Ontario and Huron County has been elevated to the Yellow: Protect level in the COVID-19 Response Framework for Keeping Ontario Safe and Open, pandemic fatigue is a real concern. With regional case numbers on the rise, it is now more important than ever for Huron County residents to continue to adhere to local public health directions.

November 13, 2020

Community Paramedics are helping administer flu shots in Huron County.

Huron County Paramedic Services is helping Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) by offering flu shot clinics (influenza immunizations) in key locations for across the County throughout the fall season. For more information about where to get the flu shot in Huron County, visit Huron Perth Public Health’s website.

July 14, 2020

Huron Perth Public Health issues instructions on use of face coverings

On July 13, 2020, Dr. Miriam Klassen, Medical Officer of Health for Huron and Perth counties, issued formal instructions to employers on the use of face coverings in commercial establishments. These instructions require business owners to implement a policy for the use of non-medical masks or face coverings, including the expectation that people entering establishments will wear a face covering. Official instructions are being shared with operators and are posted to the Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) website.

May 25, 2020

Huron County safely enjoyed the first long weekend of the season

The County is grateful to our seasonal residents for practicing safe travel recommendations and following public health guidelines when moving between communities. Huron County continues to urge all residents to practice physical distancing and proper hygiene protocols outlined by the Provincial Medical Officer of Health.