Huron County urged to remain steadfast and continue following public health direction

August 17, 2020

[Huron County, Ontario] – As the provincial Phase 3 re-opening and summer season is well underway, and life begins to look more familiar, it can become easy to slip into old habits. However, the County of Huron reminds its residents that the COVID-19 virus remains circulating in Ontario and following public health measures continues to be as important as ever.

“As we get comfortable in our new routines, we must not forget how we’ve witnessed COVID-19 impact other communities. Let’s use this as a reminder to maintain our spirit of looking out for one another as we live and work through this pandemic,” said Warden Jim Ginn. “Even though it may seem tiring, I ask all residents of Huron County to remain steadfast and continue to follow the direction of public health officials.”

The County of Huron asks all residents and visitors to continue respecting all public health guidelines, including staying home when feeling ill, performing hand hygiene, practicing physical distancing, and wearing masks or non-medical face coverings when physical distancing is not possible. Everyday actions recommended by public health professionals can help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Warden Jim Ginn added, “I sincerely thank the people of Huron County and their continued commitment to respecting public health guidelines. I have witnessed numerous examples of personal sacrifices, and many wonderful acts of kindness among our community including changes to our ways of doing businesses, all in an effort to keep everyone safe and healthy. Let’s keep up the great work.”

Stay informed on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation in Huron County by visiting the Huron-Perth Public Health website at


For more information contact:

Jim Ginn, Warden,
519.524.8394 (ext 3224)