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April 1, 2020

COVID-19 – Huron County Cottagers: Safety First

Cottagers are encouraged to please consider the impact that these unexpected off-season relocations can have on rural communities. The County of Huron urges all residents and cottagers to avoid any non-essential travel. If you are a snowbird, or otherwise returning from travel abroad, the Government of Canada mandates that you self-isolate or self-quarantine for 14 days.

March 31, 2020

Huron County Businesses Asked to Complete COVID-19 Impact Survey

Huron County Economic Development is asking the business community to fill out a COVID-19 impact survey, providing high-level responses to 10 key questions. The 6-minute Huron County COVID-19 Impact Survey can be found by visiting or Huron County Economic Development on Facebook.

March 28, 2020

COVID-19 – Huron County‘s First COVID-19 Case Confirmed

Dr. Miriam Klassen, Medical Officer of Health confirmed the first positive case of COVID-19 in Huron County.

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.