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Health Unit Instructs Businesses In Simcoe Muskoka To Step Up COVID-19...

Dr. Charles Gardner, medical officer of health, has instructed businesses and organizations operating in Simcoe Muskoka that they must employ additional precautions to reduce the risk of COVID-19...

Ontario’s COVID-19 Response Faced Systemic Issues And Delays

Ontario's Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk says the province's response to COVID-19 in the winter and spring of 2020 was slower and more reactive relative...

Additional COVID-19 Public Health Measures Strongly Recommended For Simcoe Muskoka

Dr. Charles Gardner, Simcoe Muskoka’s Medical Officer of Health, today issued a special statement to all residents of Simcoe Muskoka asking that they increase their...

UV Lights And Wands Will Not Protect You Against COVID19

Health Canada is warning Canadians about the risks of using UV lights or wands that make unproven claims to disinfect against COVID-19. To date,...

Staff Member Tests Positive For COVID-19 At The Pines Long-Term Care...

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit (SMDHU) advised the District today that a staff member from the Pines Long-Term Care Home has tested positive...

Confidence In Canada’s Food System At An All-Time High, Says CCFI...

According to new research from the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity (CCFI), Canadians are optimistic about their food supply, even as Canada's food system faces exceptional...

Face Mask Mandates Slowed The Spread Of COVID-19 In Canada

While face masks do not cure COVID-19, their use has dramatically slowed down the spread of the virus.  This is why the Canadian government...

“We Cannot Relax On Important Public Health Measures” OSMH Provides Update

It is the beginning of November and many of us were hoping we would be in a much better situation with COVID-19 in Ontario....

COVID Alert App Updated To Send More Precise Notifications

As of October 28, there have been 4.9 million downloads of the app. Over the past months, Canadians have been following public health advice and...

Drop Off Your Donations For The Salvation Army South Muskoka Ministries’...

The Salvation Army South Muskoka Ministries is hosting a “Pop Your Trunk” food drive this November, asking locals to drop off food donations in...