Attention SFN,

Grey Bruce Public Health has released a statement regarding the outbreak at St. Mary’s high school. They are asking that all students and staff get tested. They are also moving to online learning. If you are unable to attend the assessment centre appointments, please contact Tara to organize testing.

We have set up COVID-19 testing appointments on Monday (Dec 13th) from 10-12 and from 1-4 to help swab students and staff of St. Mary’s. Please share this information where you can. Please reach out to me directly to book an appointment.

Take care and stay safe,


Tara Campbell

COVID-19 Safety Coordinator

Saugeen First Nation #29

Tel: 519-797-2781 ext. 1125

Cell: 519-372-7583



Grey Bruce Health Unit | Incident Management System                                                                                           December 11, 2021

Current Situation: A Plan to Safely Reopen Ontario, Public Health Measures, COVID-19 Vaccines for Grey Bruce, COVID-19 Vaccine for Ontario

Follow the 3 W’s – Wash hands frequently, Watch distance (ideally 6ft), and Wear face covering correctly, and the 2 A’s – Avoid Crowds and Arrange for outdoor activities instead of indoors whenever possible.




Case counts and vaccine data is taken from GBHU Epidemiological Reports as of 23:59 hrs, December 10, 2021:

All data is preliminary and subject to change. Future situation reports will be updated accordingly.

  • 13 new cases reported in past 24 hours in Grey Bruce: 3 – Arran-Elderslie, 3 – South Bruce, 2 – Kincardine, 2 – Owen Sound, 2 – Southgate, 1 – South Bruce Peninsula
  • 2623 confirmed cases
  • 68 active cases
  • 242 active high-risk contacts
  • 2528 resolved cases
  • 0 confirmed local active cases hospitalized in Grey Bruce due to COVID-19
  • 0 confirmed case from Grey Bruce is hospitalized outside of Grey Bruce due to COVID-19
  • 15 deaths in Grey Bruce
    • +1 death related to a Grey Bruce resident that acquired the infection and was treated outside of Grey Bruce
    • +7 deaths related to Grey Bruce residents that acquired the infection in Grey Bruce however passed away outside of Grey Bruce
    • Local and Provincial data may not align as cases with unconfirmed cause of death are not included above but are included in the Provincial data.
    • 124 cases reported in health care workers; reports health care workers living in Grey Bruce and working both in and outside Grey Bruce


Active Outbreaks:

  • 0 Facility(ies) in COVID-19 outbreak. Reported in Hospitals
  • 0 Facility(ies) in COVID-19 outbreak. Reported in Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes
  • 3 Facility(ies) in COVID-19 outbreak. Reported in Schools
    • 1 – Cohort(s) and 1 Bus Route – Holland Chatsworth Central School
    • 1 – Cohort – Timothy Christian School
    • 1 – cohort and 1 bus route – St. Dominique Savio
  • 1 Facility(ies) in COVID-19 outbreak. Reported in Childcare Centres
    • 1 – Cohort – Before and After School – Timothy Christian School


Dismissed Cohort(s) – based on 1 case (probable or confirmed) – (more than 1 confirmed case triggers outbreak – see above)

  • Mildmay-Carrick Public School – 1 cohort


Vaccine – for detailed information please visit Website and Dashboard

  • Vaccine Data to be updated on Monday December 13, 2021
  • 258,940 Total Doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Grey and Bruce
  • 5,847 Doses given within the past week


Future Vaccination Planning: Vaccine Schedule

  • For week of December 12, first and second dose may walk-in at all clinics. Those 5-11 and Third dose requires an appointment at all clinics.

See Vaccine Clinics – details at Vaccine Schedule (Make sure to scroll to the proper page of the schedule)


Actions Taken In the Past 24 Hours:

  • Media Release – COVID-19 Testing in Grey Bruce Schools – Holiday Preparations
  • GBHU COVID-19 Team continue with case and contact management, reporting, and responding to COVID-19 related calls. Contact tracing exceeds provincial targets with 100% of all cases contacted within 24 hours
  • GBHU Team continue to ensure essential public health activities not related to COVID-19


Provincial COVID-19 Data –


Media Relations

Media inquiries should be directed to 519-376-9420 or 1-800-263-3456 ext. 3940

Vaccine Data Overview not available on holidays and weekends. Will be updated on Monday December 13, 2021


Resolved and Active Case by Municipality data not available on holidays and weekends. Will be updated Monday December 13, 2021



Medical Officer of Health and Chief Executive Officer

Grey Bruce Health Unit

101 17th Street East

Owen Sound ON  N4K 0A5

Phone:  (519)376-9420,  Ext. 3940  Fax: (519)376-0605