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Penetanguishene company ready to begin manufacturing masks

Penetanguishene company ready to begin manufacturing masks

Industrial Filter Manufacturing could produce upwards of 5,000 masks a day, but now jumping through regulatory hoops.
Orillia mayor warns of increased restrictions, enforcement

Orillia mayor warns of increased restrictions, enforcement

In a video address to citizens, Steve Clarke urges people to be vigilant, noting the next two weeks 'are critical' in fight against spread of COVID-19
Ontario researcher shares experience working to isolate new coronavirus

Ontario researcher shares experience working to isolate new coronavirus

Expert says that the more versions of a virus that can be isolated, the better
Pandemic is having a huge impact on shuttered local venues

Pandemic is having a huge impact on shuttered local venues

'While we are saddened by the devastating health and economic impact to Orillia ... we are happy to be doing a small part in slowing the spread of this virus'
Hospice Simcoe offering virtual, online support amid pandemic

Hospice Simcoe offering virtual, online support amid pandemic

Visitors have been restricted, but staff say they are working hard to support and care for residents and their family members during this time
Orillia OPP has some tips for local businesses that have shut down

Orillia OPP has some tips for local businesses that have shut down

Tips meant to keep your business secure now and for the future, say Orillia OPP
Province urges more 'aggressive' approach to corralling COVID-19

Province urges more 'aggressive' approach to corralling COVID-19

Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit official says compliance is already good and official orders may not be necessary
Tiny Township woman, 23, killed in two-vehicle crash

Tiny Township woman, 23, killed in two-vehicle crash

The female driver and a male passenger were transported by Ornge Air to a Toronto area trauma hospital due to the severity of their injuries
Ramara man charged with impaired after ATV crash

Ramara man charged with impaired after ATV crash

Unconscious male was found by police laying on road near Highway 11; He suffered serious injuries and was transported to local hospital
Orillia long-term care home worker tests positive for COVID-19

Orillia long-term care home worker tests positive for COVID-19

'We consider any long-term care facility with a single case to be in an outbreak,' said Dr. Charles Gardner, medical officer of health for Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit