Mental health service providers in Haliburton County are reaching out to residents to remind them that help is available as the coronavirus pandemic increases the number of stressors people are dealing with.
Seven residents of the Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon have died of complications related to COVID-19 and more than 20 of the home s staff have tested positive for the virus, making it the worst outbreak in the province.
In a letter distributed through social media channels over the weekend, the Haliburton Highlands Family Health Team reached out to seasonal residents, asking them to think about the limited resources available in the county before they decide to come to t
As calls for physical distancing staying metres apart from each other, staying home, not socializing with people from outside of your own household became more urgent, reminders online that first responders and health-care workers step forward while
We are in unprecedented times, with no frame of reference, and as we step into the second week of recommended social isolation because of the COVID-19 virus, we are all reeling from this experience. I don t know about you, but it feels like we are sharing
Kim McBrien Evans, owner of West Guilford-based yarn studio Indigodragonfly, said her company was gearing up for its busiest show season ever when the coronavirus hit Canada and all of her plans were upended.
It s important to remember right now that while we re keeping our physical distance, we re all still a phone call or a mouse click away from one another. We can t shake hands or offer a hug to a friend, but we can send each other jokes via text, video-cha
Local restaurant owners are struggling to keep doors open day-by-day, while dining rooms are closed across the province after a provincial state of emergency was declared March 17 in an attempt to stop the spread of COVID-19.
The local health unit is reporting the death of an individual in City of Kawartha Lakes related to COVID-19.
The individual, a man in his 80s, was admitted to Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay on March 19 after presenting with a high fever and influenz
Submitted by the Haliburton Highlands Family Health Team
There is no cure for this virus that spreads like the common cold through respiratory droplets from infected persons, entering your eyes, nose or mouth either directly when someone coughs or sneez
A family photo on a desk might not typically warrant more than a passing glance from most visitors to the office, but when Kathryn welcomes people in to the Minden Haliburton Hearing Service, they eagerly ask to hear the story behind the reunion how Kat
St. George s Anglican Church took to Facebook Live on Sunday, March 15, reaching out to its parishioners following a decision by the Anglican Bishops of Ontario to cease public worship as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19.
Although many programs delivered through Community Support Services have been suspended as the community takes precautions against COVID-19, some services are still being offered and CSS is working with the community to find new ways to help.
With only five weeks left in the winter semester, Angela Stukator, dean of Haliburton School of Art + Design said she s optimistic that alternate forms of course delivery will allow students to continue to learn, while also protecting the health and safet
The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit confirmed on March 13 the first positive case of COVID-19 in the region. The affected individual is a woman in her 60s who is a resident of Northumberland County.
Health partners in the region are advising residents who have non-essential reasons for going to the hospital or other health-care providers to avoid doing so to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
On March 13, Fleming College announced that classes at all of its campuses, including Haliburton School of Art + Design would be cancelled as a precautionary measure against infection and spread of the coronavirus, or COVID-19.
Highland Storm player Hunter Hamilton is excited to see the Toronto Maple Leafs play and share the ice with his hockey hero, Mitch Marner, thanks to an opportunity offered through the Scotiabank Skaters contest.
Sometimes it s as simple as making someone a cup of tea, says hospice volunteer Tina Koskelo. Koskelo is one of more than 50 dedicated volunteers who are the backbone of the hospice services in Haliburton County
Rachel Churko has undeniable energy as she talks about the growth she experienced professionally and emotionally since she started leading her crew of painters for Rachel Churko Painting Services under the Student Works Painting banner three years ago.
YMCA Wanakita, a space known to some local kids for its strawberry social, Breakfast with Santa event, or day and summer camps is about to become much more familiar. The camp has announced a Forest School program, intended to open this fall.