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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.

Reports - General


Systematic Review 2013: Association Between Wind Turbines and Human Distress PDF Document

The proximity of wind turbines to residential areas has been associated with a higher level of complaints compared to the general population. The study objective was to search the literature investigating whether an association between wind turbines and human distress exists.


Photovoice Report September 2011  PDF Document

Photovoice is a research technique based on the idea that local residents understand community issues better than outside professionals. In 2010/11, a group of local First Nations youth gathered together and used photography to express their vision and experiences with the ultimate goal of enhancing community health and well-being.

Grey Bruce Position Paper 2012  PDF Document
The Grey Bruce Health Communities Partnership report Reducing Alcohol Related Harm: Moving Toward a Culture of Moderation in Grey Bruce identifies seven recommendations for community-based actions to address the issue of alcohol misuse in Grey Bruce. The issue is not that Grey Bruce residents drink alcohol; but rather how much, how often and the context for drinking is the issue. That level of drinking has considerable social, health and economic impacts on our community and the public significantly underestimates the seriousness of these consequences.

Executive Summary Feb 15 2011  PDF Document

Grey Bruce is a vibrant community with stunning natural beauty, clean air and sparkling water. As residents, we feel a strong sense of belonging to the community and rate our overall health as very good. Yet when compared to the province, the results of some health indicators such as heavy drinking and injuries suggest that there is room for improvement for Grey Bruce.


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