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Chill out on New Year's Eve, says Ontario associate chief medical officer

Chill out on New Year's Eve, says Ontario associate chief medical officer

Celebrate within your own household, Dr. Barbara Yaffe urges
10 new Orillia cases among 269 cases confirmed since Dec. 24

10 new Orillia cases among 269 cases confirmed since Dec. 24

There have also been three deaths related to COVID-19 since the region's health unit last reported on Dec. 24
Can you repeat that? Why face masks make it so hard to hear

Can you repeat that? Why face masks make it so hard to hear

A recent Leger survey found that 50 per cent of Canadians have had more difficulty hearing now that conversational partners are wearing masks
Midland hospital reports three new positive COVID-19 cases

Midland hospital reports three new positive COVID-19 cases

So far this year, the hospital has recorded 39 positive cases involving inpatients, seven outpatients and eight COVID-related deaths
WATCH: Associate chief medical officer to provide pandemic update

WATCH: Associate chief medical officer to provide pandemic update

Dr. Barbara Yaffe is joined by Dr. Vanessa Allen, chief of microbiology and laboratory science with Public Health Ontario
Second employee at Zehrs in Orillia tests positive for COVID-19

Second employee at Zehrs in Orillia tests positive for COVID-19

New cases include Barrie location on Cundles Road East as well as Coldwater Road store in Orillia
ONTARIO: Province expects to receive Moderna COVID-19 vaccine Wednesday: Hillier

ONTARIO: Province expects to receive Moderna COVID-19 vaccine Wednesday: Hillier

Roughly 50,000 doses are set to be delivered to four sites, then redistributed to long-term care and retirement homes
Long-empty Memorial Avenue site to become home to new Starbucks

Long-empty Memorial Avenue site to become home to new Starbucks

'It’s good news,' official says, noting other planned Starbucks have been put on hold due to the pandemic; New location will feature eat-in and drive-thru options
LETTER: 'Gyms are not the cesspools you make them out to be'

LETTER: 'Gyms are not the cesspools you make them out to be'

'Gyms are a critical component, a foundation block, that supports and nurtures the health of people,' says letter writer in open letter to Premier Doug Ford
Ontario reports 2,553 new COVID cases today, 1,939 yesterday

Ontario reports 2,553 new COVID cases today, 1,939 yesterday

The province also reported a lower than average number of tests processed today, resulting in the highest per cent positivity rate ever at 9.7 per cent