PVNCC & Back to School

Vaccinations encouraged, not mandatory — face masks required in class & on buses Article by Sue Dickens/Trent Hills Now editor It’s back to school for students attending area catholic schools September 7. In a message to students, staff and their families, the Director of Education Joan Carragher for the Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington (PVNCC) school […]

Mass Immunization Clinic Sites to Close Sept 3

Health Unit to focus on mobile and pop-up clinics After months of operating large mass immunization clinic sites in Cobourg, Minden, Fenelon Falls and Campbellford, the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit is shifting its COVID-19 vaccination efforts in the coming weeks. As of Friday, September 3, the mass immunization clinics at these four […]

Minister of Procurement Tours Cobourg Vaccination Site

Medical personnel & assisting volunteers are administering 800 to 900 vaccinations daily Article and images by Bill Hornbostel Above image: (L-R)Gord Ley, Anita Anand & Paul Allen Anita Anand, the federal Minister of Public Services and Procurement, visited the COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Cobourg Community Centre on July 13. Before she toured the site, […]

Happy Days Are Here Again

Effects of vaccination efforts registering locally — A milestone we can all share For the first time since March, the local health unit is reporting no new local COVID-19 cases. Today marks the first time since March 23, 2021 that the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit (HKPR) is reporting zero new cases of […]

Get Your 2nd Vaccine Shot Earlier

Starting June 7 — Arrange through the provincial booking system, call centre and select pharmacies Individuals age 70 and over + individuals who received their first dose of an mRNA vaccine on or before April 18, 2021 are eligible Due to an increasing supply of vaccines, the province is inviting individuals aged 70 and over as […]

Not Vaccinated? More Openings Now

Appointments for vaccination in Trent Hills & Cobourg Book online or by phone Additional clinic appointments are added to the provincial booking system, as more COVID-19 vaccines arrive locally. Cobourg Cobourg Community Centre– 750 D’Arcy Street, Cobourg (view map) Clinics are scheduled for June 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13. If a clinic is filled, it […]

Phone-In on Local Vaccine Rollout Busy

“I wish I could immunize everybody today. I would do that if I had a magic wand… we’re dealing with limited vaccine supplies and there are scientific expert groups advising the Government of Ontario about how best we can get the biggest protection.” Article by Trent Hills Now Editor Sue Dickens The phone lines lit […]

Hospital Expects First Delivery of Pfizer Vaccine

Amount unconfirmed — targeted for Phase One populations The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit (HKPRDHU) has advised Northumberland Hills Hospital to expect delivery of its first shipment of COVID-19 vaccine sometime during the week of February 22nd. It is expected that the vaccine NHH will receive first will be Pfizer-BIONTech, one of two […]