News

April 29, 2020

County of Huron Provides Financial Support Related to COVID-19 Response

Huron County is receiving $708,100 from the Province of Ontario’s $200 million Social Services Relief Fund in response to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. County of Huron Social Services is working on a multifaceted approach to distribute funds and ensure that vulnerable members of the Huron County community are able to receive the support they need to remain safe and healthy.

April 28, 2020

Staff member at Huronview Home for the Aged confirmed positive for COVID-19

The County of Huron has been notified of one (1) confirmed case of COVID-19 for a staff member within the Huronview Home for the Aged in Clinton. At this time, there are no resident cases of COVID-19.

County of Huron Recovery Team remains committed to helping local businesses

The County of Huron Recovery Team is focused on ensuring that business owners have the information and support that they need to make informed decisions and continue to operate. The Recovery Team is reaching out to all local businesses to offer support, gather data on the impact of COVID-19 and lay the groundwork for developing recovery strategies.

April 27, 2020

COVID-19 – County of Huron Provides Emergency Child Care to Essential Workers

County of Huron is collaborating with Relouw Early Childhood Learning Centre in Exeter and Huron County Community Home Childcare program to provide Emergency Licensed Child Care free of charge to essential workers.

April 24, 2020

Huron County residents urged to stay the course and continue physical distancing

County of Huron staff and County Council would like to express their gratitude to the businesses, organizations, and residents of Huron County.

April 17, 2020

Huron County, Bruce County and Bruce Power Embracing Innovative Technology to Fight COVID-19

Huron County, Bruce County and Bruce Power have all stepped up to purchase a Clean Flow Health Care Mini. The machines will be used to sanitize personal protective equipment used by front-line health care workers in our fight against COVID-19.

COVID-19 in Huron County remains a high level concern as does the risk of community spread.

Huron Perth Public Health COVID-19 testing data has recently been distributed and identified by confirmed cases in Huron County lower tier municipalities. It is asked that members of the public keep in mind that these numbers are low because they reflect the minimal amounts of testing that have been able to take place at a local level. These numbers represent the confirmed positive cases, not the unreported or untested cases.

April 16, 2020

County of Huron Public Works Department Maintains Essential Services

Work and maintenance operated by County of Huron Public Works continues throughout the COVID-19 pandemic response period. The County’s Public Works department is deemed an essential service as per Ontario’s mandated list of essential workplaces.

April 15, 2020

County of Huron Develops Community Care Team for Home Assessments & Care

County of Huron Emergency Services has proactively established a Community Care Team Plan. If the need for this service develops, this plan would redeploy select Paramedics for the care of COVID-19 patients in their homes.

April 5, 2020

Notice Regarding Closure of Recreational Campgrounds

Operation of Seasonal Trailer Parks and Recreational Campgrounds – Amended Essential Business Order as of April 3, 2020