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Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Haliburton County and its four lower-tier townships will collectively receive more than $2.8 million in COVID-19 relief funding from the provincial government, money to help offset operating pressures related to the ongoing pandemic.
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has changed nearly every facet of our daily lives, disrupting routines and limiting contact with loved ones, introducing financial pressures and heightening anxiety about our health and that of others.
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Aarica Hurl feels anxious, scared, and says she has mom guilt for sure. Her four-year-old already had her hairstyle and outfit picked out for her first day of school, and Hurl said, I feel like I took away that sparkle a little, after making the d
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
The Township of Minden Hills is reopening some of its facilities as the township has entered Stage 3 of the provincial government s COVID-19 recovery process.
Friday, August 7, 2020
A second hospitalization related to COVID-19 - the first since April - reported on Aug. 5 was retracted on Aug. 7 in the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge district health unit s data update.
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
A second hospitalization related to COVID-19 the first since April has been reported by the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge district health unit.
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
When the school bell rings in September, students in Haliburton County will be able to head back full time. After weeks of parents fretting, going over three options the provincial government had recommended for public schools full-time learning, distan
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Minden Hills council has passed a non-medical mask or face covering policy that applies to employees and members of the public within municipal facilities amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and which will deny entry to anyone not wearing a face mask.
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
As of Tuesday, July 28, 13 people in Haliburton County have had confirmed cases of Haliburton County. All cases but one, reported earlier this week, have been resolved. The Minden Times asked the health unit some of the questions about its data and the r
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
While three local Royal Canadian Legions in the county Haliburton, Branch 129, Wilberforce, Branch 624, and Minden, Branch 636 closed their doors alongside other Legions across the country on March 17 to help reduce the spread of coronavirus, they did
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
While Haliburton County went several weeks without any new confirmed cases of the coronavirus, in the past week, there have been three new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county.
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
The Township of Minden Hills is creating a non-medical mask or face covering policy that will apply to its employees, as well as members of the public, within municipal facilities.
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
While professional projections for COVID-19 s impact on the economy of eastern Ontario are dire, Haliburton County Warden Liz Danielsen notes that eastern Ontario has fared better proportionally than other regions of the province, and says the Eastern Ont
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
The region s face-mask regulations have been put in the spotlight following the fatal police-involved shooting of a man at his residence north of Haliburton, which followed an incident earlier that morning when he refused to wear a mask at Minden s Valu-M
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
As of Monday, the Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit has mandated that face masks be worn within commercial establishments and indoor public spaces within its jurisdiction amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
As of the beginning of June, the estimated economic losses created by the COVID-19 pandemic in eastern Ontario totalled more than $3 billion, with the equivalent of 80,000 jobs lost.
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Highlands Cinemas in Kinmount will remain closed this season, citing multiple factors in not being able to open for the 2020 season. Well, it was a long winter, now it looks like it is going to be an even longer summer, said owner Keith Stata on the
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Face masks will be mandatory in businesses in Haliburton County as of July 13, according to instructions issued by the local medical officer of health in an end-of-day announcement made July 7 by the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit.
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Busy hands and compassionate community members are helping to bring more than 1,200 homemade fabric masks to faces through SIRCH Community Services Sewing for a Great Cause initiative. The sewers in this community are amazing, said Gena Robertson,
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
On Monday, July 6, offices of the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit reopened to the public following precautionary pandemic-related closures.
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Look deep inside the pandemic and you ll see other sicknesses. Not simply sicknesses, but full-blown epidemics. An epidemic of selfishness, plus an epidemic of misinformation.
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
An announcement made July 2 was one that many Minden Hills residents were waiting to hear: waste site operations at Scotch Line landfill and Ingoldsby transfer station would resume the next day.
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Funding provided to Haliburton Highlands Health Services through the Emergency Community Support Fund will improve access to mental health services for vulnerable members of the community, HHHS CEO Carolyn Plummer said in a letter to the community.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Since restrictions on who can be tested for COVID-19 have been lifted, demand has swelled at the assessment centre in Haliburton, which is averaging 25 to 35 people per day, said Dr. Norm Bottum of the Haliburton Highlands Family Health Team.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
As non-urgent appointments are made available throughout the province and residents are contacted for specialty visits, Ontario Telemedicine Network allows for virtual care for out-of-town engagements.
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