COVID-19 updates
Shedding Light Podcast 3 mo May 11
Southgate Adventure ad

03-Jun-2021

100,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses given in Grey Bruce!


Grey Bruce COVID-19 vaccination overview

The Grey Bruce Health Unit team surpassed the 100,000 milestone in administering COVID-19 vaccine to residents in Grey Bruce (102,898 as of June 3, 2021). Over-all, 64% of residents of Grey Bruce age 12 and older are benefitting from the protection of the vaccine after receiving their first dose. Of those, 7.1% have also received their second dose.

The table below shows the various age groups to whom vaccines were administered and the percentage of the population that has their first and second dose. Note, the younger age groups are eager to receive the vaccine and their numbers are increasing rapidly to reflect their more recent eligibility; whereas older age groups have been eligible for a longer period and thus more likely to have received the vaccine.

Grey Bruce COVID-19 vaccination coverage graph

This tremendous milestone was made possible through the continuing effort of:

  • the Public!
  • the support of all of our Volunteers
  • EMS/paramedics
  • participating Primary Care and pharmacies
  • the Grey Bruce Vaccine Task Force and their respective sectors
  • municipalities
  • local MPPs and the Government of Ontario
  • the Grey Bruce Heath Unit staff, managers and the Board of Health

“It is no small feat to administer vaccines at the rates they have been embraced by the people of Grey and Bruce Counties.” says Grey Bruce Top Doc, Ian Arra. ”The targeted clinics, and in particular the Hockey Hub model, are examples of how the Grey Bruce Health Unit gets the vaccine to the community as it strives to be the Centre of Excellence for Rural Public Health.” 

 


Comments are disabled.


At South Grey News, we endeavour to bring you truthful up-to-date local community news in a quick and easy-to-digest format that’s free of political bias. We believe this service is more important today than ever before, as social media has given rise to misinformation, largely unchecked by big corporations who put profits ahead of their responsibilities.

South Grey News does not have the resources of a big corporation. We are a small, locally owned-and-operated organization. Research, analysis and physical attendance at public meetings and community events requires considerable effort. But contributions from readers and advertisers, however big or small, go a long way to helping us deliver positive, open and honest journalism for this community.

Please consider supporting South Grey News with a modest donation and let us know that our efforts are appreciated. Thank you.


Subscribe for FREE to get the latest local news delivered to your email box.

 

your neighbourhood logo
South Grey News video sponsor
GlobalVu ad - May 2021
South Grey News Subscribe
The Art Map
ColourPix Tower Ad
#StayHome ad 3
Grey Bruce Animal Shelter
Bernards Ad July 31
Edgewood Suites - June 2021
Hello Country ad
Business Enterprise Centre -
Ian Dunbar gif - June 8, 2021
Matt Webb ad
Forests Ontario
Eugenia History Book Ad 5 left
Shop Local
Barn Book New