Huron Perth Public Health, the Middlesex-London Health Unit and Southwestern Public Health announced additional proof of vaccination requirements today for recreational facilities used for organized sports. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination will now be required for anyone over the age of 12 who enters an indoor area of a sports or recreational fitness facility to participate in, coach, officiate, or watch organized sport. The requirement will come into effect on October 31st.
To protect your loved ones, keep gatherings small this year and make sure everyone is vaccinated. The Delta variant is still circualting; bringing extended family members together around the dinner table indoors carries a higher risk.
New Hours and Days of Operation for Caradoc Community Centre Mass Vaccination Clinic Start Next Week
The hours of operation at the Caradoc Community Centre mass vaccination clinic in Mount Brydges will be changing starting on September 28th. Since August 17th, the COVID-19 vaccination clinic has been open Tuesdays to Saturdays, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., however the hours will be changing next Tuesday and the clinic will only be open on Tuesdays and Wednesdays between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) is advising anyone who may have attended Paranyde Bar & Grill, located at 1100 Commissioners Road East, last Friday and Saturday nights to monitor themselves for symptoms of COVID-19. This notification comes after the MLHU was notified late yesterday that an individual who attended the night club over the weekend had tested positive for COVID-19. This individual was infectious while they were there and may have exposed a number of other patrons to the virus while at the bar.
With the occurrence of COVID-19 outbreaks related to high-risk gatherings and the on-going presence of the highly transmissible Delta variant in the community, Middlesex-London’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Chris Mackie, issued a pair of Section 22 Class Orders this afternoon. The Orders are issued under the Health Protection and Promotion Act and will come into effect at noon on Thursday, September 23rd.
Protect yourself and your community this weekend. If you're meeting friends - old and new - keep gatherings small and host them outside; make sure everyone is fully vaccinated. The Delta variant is circulating and the fourth wave of COVID is here. Please continue to follow public health guidance.
The Middlesex-London Health Unit has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at École élémentaire La Pommeraie, in southwest London. The Health Unit was notified earlier today that a fourth individual who attends the school had tested positive for COVID-19. Through information gathered during the case investigation, the Health Unit has concluded that the virus had been spread between these close contacts while they were at the school. This is the first school-associated COVID-19 outbreak to be declared in London or Middlesex County this school year.
After a successful 13-day run at CF Masonville Place, the Middlesex-London Health Unit is set to open its latest multi-day walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinic at White Oaks Mall in south London tomorrow morning. The walk-in vaccination clinic at CF Masonville Place exceeded expectations, administering more than 2,500 doses of COVID-19 vaccine, 52% of which were first doses, over 13 days between August 30th and September 12th. The opening of the latest mall-based clinic at White Oaks Mall is in keeping with the Health Unit’s strategy of offering the vaccine in neighbourhoods that have lower vaccination rates in ways that are as easy and convenient as possible for area residents.
The Middlesex-London Health Unit has been notified that a member of Hillcrest Elementary School has tested positive for COVID-19. The Health Unit is also investigating a number of other cases in school-aged children. Notification will be sent to parents, guardians and staff as part of the Health Unit’s investigation into these cases.
Following the Provincial government’s announcement on Wednesday that a vaccine passport will be implemented across Ontario as of September 22nd, the Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) is recommending that all employers and business operators in the region implement a COVID-19 vaccination policy in order to ensure two-dose vaccination for anyone eligible in their workplace, business or facility.