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Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health UnitMEDIA RELEASE:August 2, 2022 As the summer moves along and our local water bodies are now warmer there is a chance that we may start to see some potentially harmful algal blooms starting to develop.   Potentially harmful algal blooms including blue-green algae are a…
Lanark Leeds & Grenville Health UnitAugust 3, 2022 Re: Power Outages and Loss of Pressure This year we have experienced some severe weather events that may have resulted in power outages that affect the operation of your drinking water system. As our climate continues to change we may experience an…
NEWS RELEASE July 21, 2022Ministry of Health COVID-19 Paid Sick Days Extended to March 31, 2023 TORONTO — As of 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 28, 2022, parents and caregivers of children aged six months to under five years will be able to book appointments for the paediatric COVID-19 vaccine. Immunocompromised youth aged…
TAKE NOTICE that the Township of Drummond/North Elmsley will hold a Public Meeting on: DATE: August 23, 2022 TIME: 5:00 p.m. LOCATION: Council Chambers, 310 Port Elmsley Road Perth ON K7H 3C7 TAKE NOTICE that the Township of Drummond/North Elmsley will hold a Public Meeting on August 23, 2022 at…
MEDIA RELEASE: Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit July 18, 2022 Hot weather is expected tomorrow and Wednesday this week and the Health Unit would like to remind everyone to take care during times of high temperatures and high humidity. Environment and Climate Change Canada has issued a heat…
Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit  Media Release - July 13, 2022 Free rapid antigen tests extended to December 31, 2022, including for general public July 13, 2022Ministry of Health TORONTO — The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is expanding eligibility for second…
Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health UnitMEDIA RELEASE:July 11, 2022 Approximately three percent of bats carry the rabies virus. The most common signs of rabies in bats are the inability to fly and resting in unusual places such as the ground or floor. It is important to remember many of…
Lanark CountyMedia ReleaseJuly 11, 2022 Road resurfacing work is scheduled to begin on County Road 511 starting in the Village of Lanark on Wednesday, July 13. Traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area where work is taking place. Lanark County Public Works advises that roadside parking will…
Smiths Falls, ON – In spite of our best efforts to preserve care in the Perth Emergency Department, COVID-19 has placed yet another burden on our fragile staffing situation. Today we learned of a COVID-19 outbreak impacting our Emergency Department Staff. This left the PSFDH team with no other option…
We are super excited to congratulate Pat Purdy for winning first place in the 2022 Spring Fever Photography Contest. She captured a lovely moment in early spring on Mississippi Lake with her sweet dog braving the thawing waters for a quick dip.    Our second place winner is Megan Laye,…
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