Friday, August 12, 2022

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The Grey Bruce Health Unit will be vaccinating eligible individuals against monkeypox during by-appointment clinics, set to begin this week. While the risk of acquiring monkeypox in Grey-Bruce remains very low, Public Health is closely monitoring the multi-country outbreak and employing efforts – such as scheduled vaccination clinics – to help prevent the virus’s spread. “Imvamune, a Health Canada-approved, third-generation vaccine, is a safe and highly effective way to protect people from monkeypox. Public Health is pleased to be holding clinics...
The Friends of the Meaford Library’s Summer Music Concert series is in full swing! Every Sunday, enjoy live music at the Rotary Harbour Pavilion. Admission is always by donation; don’t forget to bring your lawn chair. All proceeds go towards supporting the Meaford Public Library. While artists perform on a volunteer basis, the FOML organization is now offering an honorarium to support the rising cost of fuel, among other expenses. The Meaford Culture Foundation has provided $2,500 to make this...

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