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Thursday, April 9, 2020
As of April 7, 2020 we continue to see the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases rise in Ontario and across Canada. Everyone needs to be aware of the seriousness of this situation and do their part to help flatten the curve and stop the spread. There has b
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
The 2020 Haliburton School of Art + Design summer program will be cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
In an effort to maintain as much separation as possible between patients who have respiratory symptoms (cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, fever) and those who do not, HHHS is now encouraging Haliburton County residents with respiratory ...
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
While regular municipal processes including council meetings have been cancelled for the time being amid the COVID-19 pandemic, municipal work continues, moved from the council table to the kitchen table.
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Local lake associations are donating thousands of dollars to Haliburton County s food banks amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and those who ve donated are challenging other associations to do the same. Food banks are experiencing increased demand amid the on
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Those looking for a virtual night out, when we all have to stay in will be interested in checking out the Haliburton County Folk Society s live-stream concert series, set to feature Albert Saxby and Cassidy Taylor in two concerts this month.
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
One of Haliburton County s most popular summer attractions, the Highlands Summer Festival, announced on Monday it had to cancel its 2020 season due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
A man in his 90s who had no recent history of travel or contact with a person with a confirmed case of COVID-19 was the first person in Haliburton County to test positive for the coronavirus.
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Kevin DesRoches s dad, Elmer, moved into Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon in May 2018. Dad loved it there, Kevin told the Echo. He made friends quickly and the nurses doted on him. He looked forward each week to going to the Legion for his pin
Friday, April 3, 2020
The following is an update from the Municipality of Dysart et al as of April 3, 2020 at 2:40 p.m.: Yesterday, the Province designated the entire legislated fire region of Ontario a Restricted Fire Zone. Until further notice, all outdoor fires are prohibit
Friday, April 3, 2020
All outdoor fires in the province s fire region have been restricted by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry as of April 3.
Thursday, April 2, 2020
Haliburton Highlands Health Services Community Programs has launched a new website to provide all residents of Haliburton County with up-to-date information and resources during the COVID-19 global pandemic.
Thursday, April 2, 2020
The following is an update provided by the Municipality of Highlands East on Thursday, April 2: Geocaching, Mineral Collection, Boat Launches & Public Docks in Highlands East
Thursday, April 2, 2020
Haliburton County s fire departments are not issuing daytime burning permits as they seek to reduce the number of calls and personal interaction required of firefighters.
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
The local Medical Officer of Health today reported that a man in his 90s is the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Haliburton County.
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Water Ambassadors Canada is congratulating Eleanor Cooper for helping them bring clean drinking water to Venezuelans by organizing the variety talent fundraiser held last November at the West Guilford Community Centre.
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
The second Sleeping in Cars event - in which participants collect pledges and sleep in their vehicle overnight, mimicking what some have to do for shelter in the area - was officially cancelled this year due to efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
The following is the update from the Municipality of Dysart et al as of April 1, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. The Haliburton County COVID-19 Assessment Centre opened to the public yesterday with testing available by appointment only.
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
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.
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, a number of Haliburton County residents have been laid off of work, and local food banks are experiencing an increase in demand.
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
The family-run Eagle Lake Country Market is ensuring they re doing whatever it takes to provide enhanced safety for their 11 employees and shoppers during the coronavirus pandemic.
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
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.
Monday, March 30, 2020
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
Friday, March 27, 2020
Plans are underway to set-up a COVID-19 assessment centre at the Haliburton Family Medical Centre on Gelert Road starting Tuesday, March 31 or Wednesday, April 1.
Thursday, March 26, 2020
A seasonal residence on Wilkinson Road, Kennisis Lake, was fully engulfed by fire when firefighters arrived on Wednesday, March 25 at about 2 p.m.
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