MEDIA RELEASE: Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit Aug 25, 2021 The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit encourages you to enjoy the benefits of being outdoors; but remember to be tick smart. The wet weather in July has likely meant that more tick nymphs have survived the summer heat. In the fall, the adult females will also be looking to lay their eggs and they need to have a blood meal to do that. While not all Black legged ticks in our area carry b
Please be advised that the RFP opening for VOW-2021 Consulting and Engineering Services Glen St. Pumping Station will be livestreamed at 10:00am tomorrow August 17th 2021 on the Village of Westport Youtube Channel. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-fs2y1g5jXLiioR0KdDgbA/featured The recording will be available for viewing at your leisure until at least September 8th (after the Council Meeting where award is expected).
August 10, 2021 Getting vaccinated is the best way to protect yourself, your friends & family and coworkers against the spread of COVID-19. A single dose of the mRNA vaccine is not as effective as two doses (33% versus 88%) at preventing symptoms from the Delta COVID-19 Variant that is circulating in Ontario now. Get both your doses to have the best protection! Let’s work together to reach a goal of 90% fully vaccinated by Sept 7th when school starts for most kids. Statistics
MEDIA RELEASE: Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit Aug 6, 2021 The Health Unit is providing another Hepatitis A vaccination clinic for those who have eaten the recalled mango product below in the last 14 days. Clinics will be held in Brockville and Smiths Falls on Tuesday morning, August 10, 2021. Call 1-800-660-5853 to make an appointment. The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit is recommending that anyone over the age of 6 months who has eaten the
Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit Media Release Aug 9, 2021 It’s hot out there! The Health Unit would like to remind everyone to take care during times of high temperatures and high humidity. Environment and Climate Change Canada has issued a heat warning for our Health Unit area. Temperatures today and Tuesday will soar to the low thirties. Warm temperatures are expected both tonight and Tuesday night with temperatures only dropping into the low twenties overn
Statistics Of the region’s population 12 years of age and over, 88% have first doses and 77% have second doses (as of Aug 1, 2021). In youth 12-17, 75.3% have first doses and 46.7% are fully vaccinated 255,387 doses have been administered to residents with a permanent address in LGLDHU; with 136,501 being a first dose and 118,886 being a second dose. Our vaccination dashboard – will be updated next Tuesday, August 10th Getting vaccinated is the best way to protect yourself, y