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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Local News

County, health unit join forces for #WearIt mask campaign

County, health unit join forces for #WearIt mask campaign

Face coverings are required in publicly accessible indoor spaces
Students face tough question about campus living: Should I stay or should I go?

Students face tough question about campus living: Should I stay or should I go?

'Why pay the extra thousands of dollars to go there and do the same thing that you could do at home?'
County administration centre, museum to reopen Tuesday

County administration centre, museum to reopen Tuesday

Visitors are encouraged to practice physical distancing and wear a face mask
Province reports 116 new COVID cases in Ontario today

Province reports 116 new COVID cases in Ontario today

Another person has died from the virus since the last provincial update
$28K gifted to county to spend on PPE for area shelters

$28K gifted to county to spend on PPE for area shelters

The money comes from the Canadian Medical Association Foundation to help protect vulnerable people from COVID-19
Province reports 124 new COVID cases in Ontario today

Province reports 124 new COVID cases in Ontario today

Two more people have died from the virus since the last provincial update
Penetanguishene opens town hall, public works building to public

Penetanguishene opens town hall, public works building to public

Appointments required for any Planning and Development Department services
Barrie cinema reopening today, but Midland will stay closed

Barrie cinema reopening today, but Midland will stay closed

Galaxy Cinemas Barrie is among the 25 theatres across Ontario to welcome back movie-goers just in time for the long weekend
Health unit reports one new COVID case, overall decrease in region's total cases

Health unit reports one new COVID case, overall decrease in region's total cases

Two cases have been removed from the Barrie list, and one has been added in Bradford
COVID Alert app now available in Ontario

COVID Alert app now available in Ontario

The app is voluntary and can be downloaded through the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store