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New COVID-19 testing centre opens in Innisfil, Ont. – Barrie

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The Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) opened up another COVID-19 testing centre in Innisfil, Ont., on Wednesday. The clinic is located at the Rizzardo Health and Wellness Centre and operates on Monday and Wednesday evenings, between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. “Simcoe Muskoka has now moved to the …

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COVID-19: Second positive employee case at Cameco fuel manufacturing plant in Port Hope, Ont. – Peterborough

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Uranium processing company Cameco is reporting a second employee case of COVID-19 at its fuel manufacturing plant in Port Hope, Ont. On Tuesday evening, the company said it learned earlier in the day that an employee at the facility tested positive. The employee last worked on Nov. 20, according …

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Coronavirus: Are ‘snow days’ a thing of the past? London, Ont., school boards say possibly – London

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The shift to online learning amid the novel coronavirus pandemic could mark the end of ‘snow days,’ where a school-based or system-wide shutdown occurs due to inclement weather. London District Catholic School Board (LDCSB) director of education Linda Staudt says having students and teachers be connected on virtual platforms …

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Royal Victorial Regional Health Centre set to open pandemic field hospital in Barrie, Ont. – Barrie

Royal Victorial Regional Health Centre set to open pandemic field hospital in Barrie, Ont. - Barrie

The Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre has cut the ribbon on its pandemic field hospital in Barrie, Ont., as the province continues into the second wave of COVID-19. The 70-bed, 8,250 square-foot structure is meant to be a regional asset for partner hospitals facing capacity challenges, such as Collingwood …

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Coronavirus: St. Thomas, Ont., police investigating anti-lockdown rally

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About 200 people attended a “freedom march” in St. Thomas, Ont., on Saturday hosted by a controversial pastor and supported by The Line Canada, a group that does weekly anti-lockdown protests across the country. “We’re basically a civil rights liberty group fighting for freedom in Canada, just wondering when …

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Bikers urged to sit out traditional Friday the 13th motorcycle rally in Port Dover, Ont.

Bikers urged to sit out traditional Friday the 13th motorcycle rally in Port Dover, Ont.

PORT DOVER, Ont. — Local and provincial officials are calling on bikers to sit out their traditional Friday the 13th pilgrimage to Port Dover, Ont., because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Hordes of motorcyclists typically descend on the beach town every Friday the 13th, with provincial police regularly reporting upwards …

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Almost 100 new hospital beds to be added to RVH in Barrie, Ont. – Barrie

Almost 100 new hospital beds to be added to RVH in Barrie, Ont. - Barrie

The Ontario government is contributing more than $12 million to the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie, which will add almost 100 additional hospital beds to its roster. Officials say the move will support health-care workers and residents during the upcoming flu season as Ontario continues to experience …

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Coronavirus case identified at Catholic Central High School in London, Ont. – London

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The London District Catholic School Board (LDCSB) says the Middlesex-London Health Unit has identified a coronavirus case at Catholic Central High School (CCH) Tuesday night. The school board says CCH will remain open and school buses will continue to operate. They say the health unit is currently identifying close …

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COVID-19 case identified at before-and-after-school program at Arthur Ford Public School in London, Ont. – London

COVID-19 case identified at before-and-after-school program at Arthur Ford Public School in London, Ont. - London

The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) says a positive case of COVID-19 has been identified in the before-and-after-school program at Arthur Ford Public School. Read more: Sir Arthur Carty in London, Ont. says COVID-19 cases involve 4 students from 2 families According to the Thames Valley District School Board (TVDSB), …

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Sir Arthur Carty in London, Ont. says COVID-19 cases involve 4 students from 2 families – London

Sir Arthur Carty in London, Ont. says COVID-19 cases involve 4 students from 2 families - London

Sir Arthur Carty Catholic elementary school in London, Ont., says it received permission from the families to report that there are four confirmed cases of COVID-19 involving students from two families. “We want to assure you that Sir Arthur Carty is a safe place for students and staff,” principal …

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