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Vaccine rollout details

Ontario will move to Step One of the Roadmap to Reopen at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, June 11, 2021.  The province-wide Emergency Brake and enhanced public health shutdown measures remain in effect until Ontario enters Step 1. Workplace shutdown details.

Public Health is the lead in all outbreaks and case management. Public Health will contact you if you have had close contact with someone who has COVID-19, based on a thorough risk assessment completed only by Public Health.

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Health Unit Profile and Demographics

HU Profile and Demographics

Area: 8,587 square km. or 3,344 square miles

 

Population served: 161,977 (2016 census)

  • Median age is 47    
  • 20.7% are 65 or older
  • 15.1% are 0 to 14 years old
  • 6.4% are 15 to 19 years old
  • Population growth since 2011: 2.04%

First Nation:

  • The Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation Neyaashiinigmiing Indian Reserve No. 27
  • The Chippewas of Saugeen First Nation No. 29
  • Chief’s Point Indian Reserve No. 28

 

Health Unit Budget

2019 Budget

 

2019 Budget

Program Amount
Mandatory Programs Funding $ 10,930,906
Healthy Smiles Ontario $ 424,700
Smoke Free Ontario (100%) $ 412,400
Infectious Diseases Control Initiative $ 277,800
Social Determinants of Health Nurses Initiative $ 180,500
Needle Exchange Program $ 15,000
Ontario Seniors Dental Program $ 752,625
Harm Reduction Program Enhancement $ 150,000
Small Water Drinking Systems $ 141,333
Chief Nursing Officer $ 121,500
Vector Borne Diseases $ 101,067
Infection Prevention and Control Nurse $ 90,100
Enhanced Food Safety - Haines Initiative $ 47,600
Enhanced Safe Water Initiative $ 15,500
Healthy Babies Healthy Children $ 1,102,211
Grey Bruce Falls Prevention $ 120,000
Health Canada $ 86,400
PLAY Initiative $ 15,700
One-Time Funding Grants $ 12,500
Capital Grants $ -
  $ 14,997,842

 

 

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