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Simcoe Muskoka Health Unit reports new COVID-related death

Simcoe Muskoka Health Unit reports new COVID-related death

The health unit is also reporting five new cases since Friday
Collingwood library offers first-floor browsing starting Monday

Collingwood library offers first-floor browsing starting Monday

The library opened earlier this month for physical check-out but hasn't allowed patrons to browse collections until now
Ontario reports 91 new COVID cases today, 88 yesterday

Ontario reports 91 new COVID cases today, 88 yesterday

The province reported four more deaths since Sunday
Farmer brings the age-old barn quilt tradition to Simcoe County

Farmer brings the age-old barn quilt tradition to Simcoe County

'I wanted to create something that would convey a ‘burst of happiness’ with lots of bright colours,' says Bradford farmer of her art
Babies on Zoom: EarlyON staff keep play-learning alive through the Pandemic

Babies on Zoom: EarlyON staff keep play-learning alive through the Pandemic

Kids running in and out of Zoom calls are a bit of welcome chaos – and routine – for the early childhood educators of Collingwood's EarlyON centre
Province reports 116 new COVID cases in Ontario today

Province reports 116 new COVID cases in Ontario today

Another person has died from the virus since the last provincial update
Collingwood restaurateurs support new customer log requirements

Collingwood restaurateurs support new customer log requirements

'It's for the greater good,' said Cam Dyment, owner of The Smoke
Province reports 124 new COVID cases in Ontario today

Province reports 124 new COVID cases in Ontario today

Two more people have died from the virus since the last provincial update
County, health unit join forces for #WearIt mask campaign

County, health unit join forces for #WearIt mask campaign

Face coverings are required in publicly accessible indoor spaces
$28K gifted to county to spend on PPE for area shelters

$28K gifted to county to spend on PPE for area shelters

The money comes from the Canadian Medical Association Foundation to help protect vulnerable people from COVID-19