Sunday, April 18, 2021

In The Schools

The Grey Bruce Health Unit is working with Bluewater District School Board to address five confirmed cases and one probable case of COVID-19, associated with Georgian Bay Community School in Meaford. There is evidence transmission was the result of social gatherings among the high school aged youth and not related to in-school activities. Additional testing may identify other individuals also associated with this cluster. No bus routes are involved with this case. The individuals with COVID-19 have been contacted directly by...
Bluewater District School Board trustees are calling for the prioritization of COVID-19 vaccines for frontline essential education workers, who work directly with or in close proximity to students. Trustees expressed their concerns in a letter to Minister of Education Stephen Lecce, Minister of Health Christine Elliott, and Grey Bruce Health Unit’s Medical Officer of Health Dr. Ian Arra. There have been reports of fast-tracked vaccinations for frontline essential education workers occurring in other parts of Ontario. Bluewater District School...

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