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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.
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
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.
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
For all the rugged outdoor beauty of the Highlands, there is a challenging reality that faces many in this area: homelessness.
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Marilyn Bagshaw lists what she and husband Tom have been doing in the past two weeks of isolation at home: defrosted the freezer, put summer lights on the deck, cleaned the top of a closet out, discarded 20 years of old income tax papers, transplanted som
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Archie Stouffer Elementary School started the week with a challenge to the school community set forth by Quinn and Eleanor Higgins: create a display of hearts in windows at home and workplaces throughout the area to help honour what the school s social me
Wednesday, April 1, 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
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
At press time, water levels throughout the Gull and Burnt River watersheds appeared to present no threat of serious flooding.
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Fitness class was like any other except for one electronic twist. Instead of everyone coming to the Minden studio to see Meghan Reid of Just Movement Fitness, several of her students went online, watching her on their computers as they curled soup cans in
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Trillium Lakelands District School Board staff are putting the pieces in place to support students to study from home as the Ontario government announced Tuesday that schools will not reopen until May 4 at the earliest.
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
The newly opened COVID-19 assessment centre at the Haliburton Family Medical Centre on Gelert Road accepted its first patients on Tuesday, March 31.
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Like many residents of Haliburton County, political leaders have been working from home amid the coronavirus outbreak, and while regular processes including council meetings have been suspended for the time being, municipal work continues.
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.
Friday, March 27, 2020
At least nine residents of the Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon have died of complications related to COVID-19 as of the afternoon of March 31, and more than 20 of the home s staff had tested positive for the virus, making it the worst outbreak in the
Friday, March 27, 2020
After he turns on the light to head down to his basement, Moose FM morning host Rick Lowes jokes to listeners at home tuning in to his Basement Broadcasts this week that he s been receiving some production notes - from his wife, especially on the video
Thursday, March 26, 2020
Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many Haliburton County businesses have minimized their hours of operation and a number of them, particularly eateries, have shut down completely for the time being.
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
County residents Carolyn Langdon and Marty Scheller were relieved to be back in Canada as they arrived at Pearson International Airport on Sunday, March 22, part of the wave of more than a million Canadians and permanent residents returning last week.
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Algonquin Highlands landfills are operating under reduced capacity and meetings of the township s council have been suspended amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
The jurisdiction served by the Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit experienced its first COVID-19-related death during the weekend, with a man in his 80s passing away at Lindsay s Ross Memorial Hospital on March 22.
Monday, March 23, 2020
A Minden business has come under substantial public criticism after a COVID-19-related post was made to its Facebook page, calling the disease a hoax and encouraging social gathering at its Bobcaygeon Road location.
Monday, March 23, 2020
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
Saturday, March 21, 2020
Need to take a break from COVID-19 stories? Check out some of these features about people in our community.
Friday, March 20, 2020
The federal and provincial governments are springing into action to help Canadians and Ontarians navigate their way through the COVID-19 crisis.
Friday, March 20, 2020
As of the morning of March 20, there remained six confirmed cased of the COVID-19 virus within the jurisdiction served the by the Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit, none within the County of Haliburton.
Thursday, March 19, 2020
As of the afternoon of Thursday, March 19, there were three confirmed cases of the COVID-19 virus within the jurisdiction of the Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit.
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