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Beaver Valley Outreach report a low number of requests for assistance

Beaver Valley Outreach report a low number of requests for assistance

Official says the charity has yet to feel a dramatic increase in requests, “because the community is doing what it should be. Neighbours are helping neighbours”
Grey Highlands re-opens community grant program

Grey Highlands re-opens community grant program

The municipality of Grey Highlands council has re-opened the application process for its community grant program to aid local organizations in providing relief to residents that may be in crisis due to COVID-19
Grey County increases funding for social services hotline in wake of COVID-19 shutdown

Grey County increases funding for social services hotline in wake of COVID-19 shutdown

Grey County staff say they are receiving one emergency COVID-19 related application for every three full Ontario Works applications.
The Meaford Hospital is now accepting donations earmarked specifically for COVID-19

The Meaford Hospital is now accepting donations earmarked specifically for COVID-19

The Meaford Hospital Foundation is asking residents to consider making a donation to the hospital, in order to help create a surplus for possible incoming COVID-related expenses.
Grey County to provide relief on June tax payments

Grey County to provide relief on June tax payments

Municipalities don't have to make their June county tax payments until September
Thornbury Foodland ceases delivery service, local grocers to fill the void

Thornbury Foodland ceases delivery service, local grocers to fill the void

After five weeks and seeing help from 140 volunteers, Thornbury Foodland has announced it will no longer be providing a delivery service.
Grey County is giving 90 staff the option of redeployment or layoff

Grey County is giving 90 staff the option of redeployment or layoff

Grey County’s non-essential staff are being asked to redeploy to another county department or face being laid off.
$2.3 million in provincial COVID-19 relief funding is headed to Grey County

$2.3 million in provincial COVID-19 relief funding is headed to Grey County

Grey County has received $2.3 million in relief funding from the provincial government and is now looking at social service providers in the area to begin dispersing the funds.
Area development extensively disturbed by COVID-19 construction shutdowns

Area development extensively disturbed by COVID-19 construction shutdowns

President of the Georgian Triangle Development Institute says the COVID-19 is likely going to exacerbate the area’s attainable housing crisis, workforce capacity challenges, and backlog of needed municipal infrastructure projects.
Staff have 'stepped up tremendously' in Grey County's long-term care facilities

Staff have 'stepped up tremendously' in Grey County's long-term care facilities

The long term care department in Grey County is working diligently to keep residents safe, including implementing additional screening protocols, doubling up on staff roles and producing daily reports of equipment and staff levels.