News

December 17, 2020
On December 4, Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health declared an outbreak of COVID -19 at the Cargill Limited facility on Dunlop Drive in Guelph...Read more
December 14, 2020
At this time of year families and friends usually gather to celebrate. But in 2020, just like the other holidays, we need to find different ways to...Read more
December 9, 2020
December 9, 2020 – In meetings with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. David Williams, Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health Medical Officer...Read more
December 1, 2020
WDG Public Health has developed an anonymous survey to help understand and track the transmission of COVID -19. This will help to further our...Read more
November 17, 2020
Dear Community Members, COVID -19 cases are rapidly increasing in our community and we are seeing people admitted to hospital at younger ages than in...Read more
November 13, 2020
Update as of December 17, 2020 - All orders mentioned in this release have been rescinded. November 13, 2020 – Dr. Nicola Mercer, Medical Officer of...Read more
November 9, 2020
Please note that WDG Public Health offices to the public will be closed to observe Remembrance Day Wednesday, November 11, reopening with regular...Read more
November 5, 2020
Honoring the memory of those who served and continue to serve in Canada’s armed forces is important to all of us. Public Health supports observance...Read more
November 2, 2020
Some WDGPH programs and services have been put on hold to support the COVID -19 response. For a full list of programs/services affected, please see...Read more
October 20, 2020
WDG Public Health strongly advises people to spend Halloween with their own household and not host or attend Halloween parties because of the...Read more
October 20, 2020
October 20, 2020 – Last week, Dr. Nicola Mercer – Medical Officer of Health for Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health– wrote to owners and...Read more
October 13, 2020
October 13, 2020 – The 2020-21 flu season is upon us. Between now and April our region will see its yearly exposure to the flu virus. Immunization...Read more
October 9, 2020
October 9, 2020 – Today Ontario is experiencing a record number of new COVID -19 cases. In our region, cases are present across all age groups...Read more
October 7, 2020
October 7, 2020 – Thanksgiving is almost here. It’s an important time for togetherness and checking in on loved ones. If you choose to gather this...Read more
October 7, 2020
Please note that WDG Public Health offices and our COVID -19 call centres will be closed to the public for the Thanksgiving Day holiday on Monday,...Read more
October 2, 2020
October 1, 2020 – Dr. Nicola Mercer, Medical Officer of Health for Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health, and Dr. Hsiu-Li Wang, Commissioner,...Read more
September 30, 2020
September 30, 2020 – COVID -19 cases are rising in our region and across the province at increasing rates. We now have strong evidence of a second...Read more
September 26, 2020
September 26, 2020 – Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has confirmed the first case in our region of school-related exposure of COVID -19 in...Read more
September 19, 2020
September 19, 2020 – In response to growing numbers of COVID -19 cases in the province, the Government of Ontario has announced limits to unmonitored...Read more
September 17, 2020
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health is working with health care providers, hospitals, community partners, municipalities and businesses to...Read more

Pages