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March 19, 2020

COVID-19 – County of Huron Provides Business Support to Ease Economic Impact

Huron County Economic Development is carefully working to ensure they are prepared to meet the challenge as the current outbreak continues to grow and are endeavoring to ensure that business owners have access to factual up-to-date information, resources and funding opportunities.

March 17, 2020

COVID-19 – Response to Ontario’s Emergency Declaration

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.

March 16, 2020

COVID-19 – County of Huron Offices Closed to the Public

All County of Huron offices are closed to the public, effective by end of day March 16, 2020 until further notice. County service delivery will continue. Closures will be reviewed on March 30, 2020 and further messaging will be provided regarding public access to County offices after that time.

March 13, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information – Huron County Services

Please be advised of the following measures that are effective immediately. The Huron County EarlyON Child and Family Centres operated by the County of Huron are closed. As a precaution, all special events are cancelled for the Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol and the Huron County Public Library Branches. There is limited visitation permitted for the Huronview and Huronlea Homes for the Aged. All Huron County offices will remain open until further notice.

March 12, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

The risk from COVID-19 remains low in Ontario and Huron County.  At this time, Huron County staff are diligently working to ensure we are prepared to meet the challenge should the current outbreak continue to grow. Huron Perth Public Health is leading overall response along with the Ministry of Health, and are holding regular meetings […]

October 17, 2018

Emergency Services recipients of AgriSpirit Fund

Huron County Emergency Services is pleased to announce they are recipients of the 2018 Farm Credit Canada, AgriSpirit Fund. The Public Access to Defibrillator Program (PAD) was chosen as one of eighty programs from over 1400 applications across Canada. The AgriSpirit Fund awards organizations in four areas: those providing community enhancement or service, health and […]

April 18, 2018

Huron County Paramedic Service Treating Sudden Cardiac Arrest in a Way Never Seen Before

Goderich, Ontario: A new lifesaving device and new technology are helping Huron County Paramedic Service (HCPS) battle the health crisis of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). In addition to equipping its ambulances with a high-quality, automated CPR Device, to help Huron County paramedics treat SCA, they have implemented a therapy called Shock Sync™. Huron County is one of the first in Canada to make the use of this technology mandatory on all SCA patients.

January 17, 2018

Huron County Paramedic Services announces the launch of Project Lifesaver

Project Lifesaver Huron uses radio frequency technology to assist in locating individuals who may wander or bolt; typically individuals living with Alzheimer disease, Autism, Down syndrome, acquired brain injury or other kinds of cognitive impairment.

November 17, 2016

Huron County Heroes Recognized for Saving Lives

First responders recognized for saving lives at a recent meeting of County Council