Latest News Releases from Grey Bruce Health Unit

Vaccine rollout details  Many vaccine appointments in August/September are being cancelled for rebooking to sooner dates. You may receive a phone call directing you to rebook using either the provincial or local booking systems.  Electronic Vaccine Receipt   Cancel/Reschedule Vaccine Appointment   Vaccine Booking FAQ

Ontario entered Step Three of the Roadmap to Reopen on Friday, July 16, at 12:01 a.m. Grey Bruce is entering a modified Step 3. For details, review this media release and this guidance document: Guidance for Modified Step 3 in Grey Bruce, along with these memos: Memo for Restaurants - Modified Step 3Memo To PSS - Modified Step 3Modified Step 3 Long-Term Care Home Memo July 16, 2021.

Note: Sexual health clinics are closed for the month of July. If you require urgent assistance including birth control prescriptions, go to nearest emergency room. For a supply of condoms, visit our office during regular hours

Information for Businesses, Organizations, Operators, Employees and Volunteers

 

The Roadmap to Reopening outlines the three-step plan for reopening for Ontario. Read public health measures, advice and restrictions for a more detailed summary or refer to O. Reg. 82/20  for a complete list of public health and workplace safety measures and restrictions.

Resources to prevent COVID-19 in the workplace are available from Ontario to support workplaces to prepare for reopening. General and sector-specific guidelines help to protect workers, customers and the general public.

Grey Bruce Health Unit guidance documents available for workplaces, settings and other inspected premises.

Emergency Orders and Information from the Government of Ontario is also available.

Stop the Spread Business Line at 1-888-444-3659 is for questions about what will be open or impacts to your business. (Monday to Sunday, from 8:30 a.m.―5:00 p.m.).

 

Currently, many community programs like shelters and food banks are continuing to operate as they are deemed Essential.

These spaces should implement infection control protocols including appropriate cleaning and disinfection strategies.

Please note that the Grey Bruce Health Unit is asking individuals to limit congregating in groups while maintaining safe physical distancing (the lower the number of people, the less the risk of transmission) in all settings.  

 

General Screening and Precaution Resources:

 

Community Food Programs

 

Community Care Agencies

 

Supporting Those Experiencing Homelessness

 

Personal Protective Equipment Video: Proper donning and doffing

Public Health is pleased to provide places of business with the option of posting the sample signs that are linked below. Please note, posting of these signs are not mandatory and are simply being provided as a tool if the businesses choose to use them. We stress the importance of ensuring that kindness and acceptance is practiced while respecting individual exemptions to this order.

 

Resources

Be Kind Poster

We Can Prevent the Spread of COVID Poster 1

We Can Prevent the Spread of COVID Poster 2

Attention Poster - Order for Commercial Establishments

Masks Required Poster

Screening Poster

Jan 14 Provincial Face Covering Requirement

Seating Limit Sign

Capacity Limit Sign

 

 

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