Huron County, Ontario – Sunshine, warmer temperatures, and fresh spring blossoms are lifting spirits across the County as Huron heads into the long weekend. There is much to be joyful about, but as residents prepare for holiday celebrations they are reminded that the risks of COVID-19 remain steady. Residents should continue to follow all public health recommendations this Easter weekend.
“As we enter into spring this year, we have much to be grateful for and excited about, but we are not out of the woods yet,” said Warden Glen McNeil, “It is as important as ever that we continue to follow all public health directions, including those individuals who have already received their COVID-19 vaccination, to keep our family, friends, coworkers, and neighbours safe and healthy this long weekend.”
While the case count for COVID-19 remains steady for Huron County, it is undeniable that the risk is ever present, as cases rise and COVID-19 variants of concern emerge across the province. Residents can find information on the County’s current guidelines in Ontario’s COVID-19 response framework .
Huron County residents are reminded to continue to take actions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to be an advocate for Public Health adherence in their own homes and communities:
- Physically distance (2m) from those outside your household;
- Avoid non-essential travel;
- Wash hands frequently or using 70% alcohol hand sanitizer;
- Wear a face covering; and
- Stay home if you are unwell.
Have a safe and happy Easter Weekend, Huron County!
The County of Huron asks the community to continue respecting all public health guidelines, including performing hand hygiene, practicing physical distancing, and wearing masks. Stay informed on the COVID-19 situation in Huron County by visiting the Huron-Perth Public Health website.