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New guide released by county aims to share lessons learned in long-term care in 2020

New guide released by county aims to share lessons learned in long-term care in 2020

'The more we can share the learnings with one another, the stronger we all are together,' said Jane Sinclair, general manager of health and emergency services with the County of Simcoe
Ontario reports 1,747 new COVID cases Sunday

Ontario reports 1,747 new COVID cases Sunday

Public Health Ontario also reported 1,167 recoveries, and 15 deaths in today's update
104-year-old Orillia man 'happy' to receive COVID-19 vaccine

104-year-old Orillia man 'happy' to receive COVID-19 vaccine

The local senior is urging others to get vaccinated; 'It’s important to get the vaccine to get this flu under control,' he said
Ontario reports 1,468 new COVID cases Saturday

Ontario reports 1,468 new COVID cases Saturday

Public Health Ontario also reported 1,151 recoveries, and 11 deaths in today's update
102-year-old Innisfil resident in good spirits after getting COVID vaccine

102-year-old Innisfil resident in good spirits after getting COVID vaccine

102-year-old Lillian Vaughan received her COVID-19 vaccination Wednesday
12 Bradford residents among 45 new COVID cases in region today

12 Bradford residents among 45 new COVID cases in region today

Of the 343 active cases in the region, 132 are variant strains of the coronavirus
Vaccine pre-registration open for phase one groups

Vaccine pre-registration open for phase one groups

Here's what you need to know to add your name to the province's vaccine waitlist
Four new COVID-19 cases reported in Barrie, Bradford and Tottenham schools

Four new COVID-19 cases reported in Barrie, Bradford and Tottenham schools

The health unit will contact those who are considered to have had high-risk exposure to known cases
Zero COVID cases reported through first asymptomatic testing clinics in Simcoe County schools

Zero COVID cases reported through first asymptomatic testing clinics in Simcoe County schools

Next week’s clinics will be taking place at Innisdale Secondary School and St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School
<updated>WATCH: </updated> Trudeau says Canada to begin receiving 1M doses of Pfizer vax per week

WATCH: Trudeau says Canada to begin receiving 1M doses of Pfizer vax per week

View the livestream feed of the press conference here