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Health Unit - Pausing Some Services to Manage COVID-19 Cases and Vaccine Distribution

Posted on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 01:48 PM

MEDIA RELEASE

March 22, 2021

Health Unit Pausing Some Services to Manage COVID-19 Cases and Vaccine Distribution

The Health Unit will pause some services until April 9, 2021 to be able to effectively manage and contact trace positive cases of COVID-19, and to continue with the COVID-19 vaccine roll out. “This temporary change allows us to focus on managing the high volume of COVID-19 cases and high risk contacts while continuing to move forward with our COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan” explains...

Health Unit - Local COVID-19 Vaccine Status for March 22

Posted on Monday, March 22, 2021 04:26 PM

What was done last week?

Booking for clients in the following groups:

  • Health Care Worker – Highest Priority*
  • Health Care Worker – Very High Priority*
  • Health Care Worker – High Priority*
  • Staff and caregivers in retirement homes and other congregate care settings for seniors (e.g., assisted living)
  • Adults born in 1941 or before (80+)
  • Adults receiving chronic home care health services
  • Indigenous Adults born in 1966 or before (55+)

Clinics:

  • Continued second doses for residents in Long-Term Care Homes...

Municipal Facilities Reopening

Posted on Monday, March 22, 2021 03:56 PM

Recently the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark Health Unit lifted the Section 22 Class order in Mississippi Mills as the area transitioned into the Yellow – Protect, and as of today, the Red-Control level. For more information on the Red- Control level restrictions and measures please visit the Health Unit’s website. With the Class order lifted, the Municipality will be reopening it’s facilities to the public during regular hours of operations starting tomorrow, Tuesday March 23rd , 2021,...

From the Office of the Mayor - EORN Cell Gap Announcement

Posted on Monday, March 22, 2021 03:46 PM

As Lanark County’s Warden, I attended a very exciting announcement on Friday.  All three levels of government across Eastern Ontario are supporting the Eastern Ontario Regional Network’s (EORN) Cell Gap Project and on Friday it was announced that Rogers Communications has been awarded the contract. 

With the investment from Rogers, the total value of this public-private partnership is more than $300 million!  Both federal and provincial governments have committed $71 million to the...

Health Unit - COVID Vaccination for 75 and over starting Monday

Posted on Saturday, March 20, 2021 06:31 PM

MEDIA RELEASE

March 19, 2021

LGL Area Booking COVID-19 Vaccination for 75 and over starting Monday, March 22

Today, the province announced that adults ages 75+ (born in 1946 or earlier) can begin booking appointments using the provincial booking system starting on Monday, March 22. The Health Unit’s COVID-19 Distribution and Administration Roll Out Plan identifies the approximate times when people in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark can receive the vaccine. This plan aligns with the