MOH recommending boosters, especially for seniors

By Sue Tiffin The following are brief reports from a Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge district health unit press conference with medical officer of health Dr. Natalie Bocking, held virtually on Jan. 19 and press releases…

Health unit asks employers to move employees to…

By Sue Tiffin The following are brief reports from a Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge (HKPR) district health unit press conference with medical officer of health Dr. Natalie Bocking, held virtually Dec. 15 and press releases…

Small, smart, safe

By Sue Tiffin We are all so tired. While there is still excitement and hope in our lives – for the upcoming holidays, for a booster shot, for a new year in which maybe this…

Vaccine clinics for kids book 122 appointments

By Sue Tiffin The following are brief reports from a Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge district health unit press conference with medical officer of health Dr. Natalie Bocking, held virtually Nov. 24. On the first day…

Vaccines approved, appointments open for kids

By Sue Tiffin Health Canada has approved Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine for kids aged five to 11. In a much anticipated announcement last Friday, Pfizer’s Comirnaty became the first COVID-19 vaccine authorized in Canada for a…

Clinic prepares for youth, booster shots

By Sue Tiffin The following are brief reports from a Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge district health unit press conference held Oct. 27 with medical officer of health Dr. Natalie Bocking. Mass vaccination clinics are reopening…

Health unit reaches milestone with 80 per cent…

The following are brief reports from a Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge district health unit press conference with medical officer of health Dr. Natalie Bocking, held virtually Sept. 29. By Sue Tiffin As of Monday [Sept.…