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March 24, 2020

COVID-19 – County of Huron Declares State of Emergency

Warden Jim Ginn declared a State of Emergency for the County of Huron at approximately 4:00 PM today, March 24, 2020

March 23, 2020

COVID-19 – County of Huron Front Line Workers Need PPE Supplies

If you are a local business or organization that has available PPE supplies in stock for immediate use by County of Huron paramedics, social services, and long-term care homes, please contact the County of Huron.

March 21, 2020

Provincial Offences Administration Office is Now Closed to the Public

Effective Friday March 20, 2020 at 4:30pm the Provincial Offences Office will no longer be open to the public.

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.

December 19, 2019

Hello Huron Perth Public Health! The Merger of Huron and Perth Health Units Takes Effect January 1, 2020

The Perth District Health Unit and the Huron County Health Unit will be merging into a single entity effective January 1, 2020, called Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH). The goal of the merger is to improve the delivery of public health programs and services across Huron and Perth counties.