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Not just an urban issue: Recent spike of fatal overdoses in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark district concerns health unit

Not just an urban issue: Recent spike of fatal overdoses in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark district concerns health unit

A recent spike in overdoses has the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health unit worried.
North Grenville named Canada's most active community, wins $100,000 top prize by ParticipACTION

North Grenville named Canada's most active community, wins $100,000 top prize by ParticipACTION

In the challenge, participants logged in over 9.9 million minutes of physical activity for the month of June.
Three people wanted as people of interest in Plantagenet assault of 73-year-old man

Three people wanted as people of interest in Plantagenet assault of 73-year-old man

The men were riding dirt bikes and ATVs and had been riding in the area for a few days.
Time is running out for youth to get vaccinated against COVID-19 ahead of the school year

Time is running out for youth to get vaccinated against COVID-19 ahead of the school year

The top doctor for the Leeds, Grenville, and Lanark District Health Unit, Dr. Paula Stewart, feels it's important that the age group is fully immunized ahead of September as a way to protect themselves and those under 12 who are ineligible for a vaccine.
Ottawa sees single digit increase in new COVID cases with no new or ongoing outbreaks

Ottawa sees single digit increase in new COVID cases with no new or ongoing outbreaks

There is only one new case reported by Ottawa Public Health on Sunday and no new deaths.
'Gearing up for a busier fair season than last year': How the Metcalfe Fair is preparing for its 2021 comeback

'Gearing up for a busier fair season than last year': How the Metcalfe Fair is preparing for its 2021 comeback

The fair is expected to be held at the end of September and the start of October, depending on how things go with Ontario's COVID-19 situation.
CHEZ's summer of good deeds continues with new roof for local paramedic

CHEZ's summer of good deeds continues with new roof for local paramedic

CHEZ 106.1's other deeds have included a variety of things; from buying someone groceries, to lunch for essential workers, a new car for someone in need, and raising $10,000 for the Ottawa Humane Society.
Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit moving fixed COVID-19 vaccination sites to mobile program

Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit moving fixed COVID-19 vaccination sites to mobile program

The move will happen at the end of August and anyone with appointments in the following months will be contacted to reschedule their appointment in several areas.
Cointreau maker sues Canopy Growth over Quatreau drinks with similar-sounding name

Cointreau maker sues Canopy Growth over Quatreau drinks with similar-sounding name

"The Quatreau mark is so aurally indistinguishable from the Cointreau mark that it will cause confusion in the marketplace," Cointreau said in the court filings. 
Leeds, Grenville, Lanark COVID-19 vaccine clinics now offering walk-in appointments

Leeds, Grenville, Lanark COVID-19 vaccine clinics now offering walk-in appointments

The health unit says its vaccine contingency list will be discontinued.
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