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November 30, 2021 – RCDHU Reports Increased Community Transmission of COVID-19 – Residents to Remain Vigilant

November 30, 2021 ‐ Throughout the month of November, Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) has seen increased community transmission of COVID-19), reporting 63 confirmed cases of COVID19 across Renfrew County and District (RCD). This is more than double the number of cases reported in October 2021 (29 cases), with nearly half of cases residing in the City of Pembroke, Township of Laurentian Valley, or Township of Petawawa. As a result, more than 500 high-risk contact investigations have been opened by RCDHU staff, resulting in an average of 8 highrisk contacts per 1 confirmed COVID-19 case in RCD. “

November 29, 2021 – RCDHU Confirms Two Students Tests Positive For COVID-19 at Highview Public School

November 29, 2021 ‐ Today, Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU), in collaboration with the Renfrew County District School Board (RCDSB), is confirming that two students from Highview Public School in Pembroke have tested positive for COVID-19.

November 26, 2021 – RCDHU Hosted First Dedicated COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for Children Aged 5 to 11

November 26, 2021 ‐ Today, marked the launch of designated COVID-19 vaccination clinics for children aged 5 to 11. Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) was excited to host the first children’s only clinic across Renfrew County and District (RCD) at 141 Lake Street in Pembroke.

November 25, 2021 – RCDHU Confirms One Student Tests Positive For COVID-19 at Fellowes High School

November 25, 2021 ‐ Today, Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) in collaboration with the Renfrew County District School Board (RCDSB) is confirming that one student from Fellowes High School in Pembroke, has tested positive for COVID-19.

November 25, 2021 – RCDHU Confirms One Student Tests Positive For COVID-19 at Valour JK-12 School

November 25, 2021 ‐ Today, Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) in collaboration with the Renfrew County District School Board (RCDSB) is confirming that one student from Valour JK-12 School in Petawawa, has tested positive for COVID-19.

November 19, 2021 – Directives for household contacts of individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 – A message from Dr. Robert Cushman

November 19, 2021 ‐ Recent increases in the number of cases in Renfrew County and District (RCD) and the rapid spread to household contacts are major concerns.

November 19 – RCDHU Confirms One Student Tests Positive For COVID-19 at Arnprior District High School

November 19, 2021 ‐ Today, Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) in collaboration with the Renfrew County District School Board (RCDSB) is confirming that one student from Arnprior District High School has tested positive for COVID-19.

November 17, 2021 – Possible COVID-19 Exposure During Field Exercise at Garrison Petawawa

November 17, 2021 ‐ Today, Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) is investigating a possible exposure to COVID-19 during a field exercise at Garrison Petawawa. Several individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 who attended a field exercise during their contagious period.

November 17, 2021 – RCDHU Confirms One Student Tests Positive For COVID-19 at Cobden District Public School

November 17, 2021 ‐ Today, Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) in collaboration with the Renfrew County District School Board (RCDSB) is confirming that one student from Cobden District Public School has tested positive for COVID-19.

November 11, 2021 – Possible COVID-19 Exposure at The Prior Sports Bar in Arnprior

November 11, 2021 ‐ Today, Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) is investigating a possible exposure to COVID-19 at The Prior Sports Bar in Arnprior. An individual who tested positive for COVID19 provided service at The Prior Sports Bar on November 4, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. during their contagious period.

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Please note that RCDHU’s Renfrew office is open by appointment only. Water bottle pick-up and drop-offs will still take place at the regularly scheduled times. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at 613-732-3629.