Shoppers flock to area grocery stores

By Jenn Watt Haliburton County’s grocery stores have been caught up in the national shopping frenzy spurred by concern over COVID-19. Starting late last week toilet paper and hand sanitizer began flying off the shelves…

What you need to know about COVID-19 in…

Submitted by the Haliburton Highlands Family Health Team There is no cure for this virus that spreads like the common cold through respiratory droplets from infected persons entering your eyes nose or mouth either directly…

HHHS restricts visits suspends programming

In the wake of the ongoing globalCOVID-19 pandemic Haliburton Highlands Health Services is requestingthat only essential visits are made to its facilities in Minden andHaliburton Village. “Containment of spread and protectionof our community requires a…

Classes suspended at Fleming College

By Jenn Watt This story was written on March 13 and includes some information that is now out of date. See this story for an update. On March 13 Fleming College announced that classes at…

COVID-19 Update: Schools to close for two weeks…

The Minister of Education announced on Thursday, March 12 that all publicly funded schools will close for two weeks following March Break in response to the coronavirus.    Ontario schools will be closed from March…