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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.

November 5, 2021 – Renfrew County and District 2021/2022 Flu Campaign Update

November 5, 2021 ‐ Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) continues to work with primary care and community partners to provide flu shots across Renfrew County and District.

October 13, 2021 – RCDHU Confirms COVID-19 Outbreak in the Township of Madawaska Valley

October 13, 2021 ‐ Today, Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) is confirming a COVID-19 outbreak in the Township of Madawaska Valley. Over the past 2 weeks (since September 29, 2021), 12 individuals that reside in the Township of Madawaska Valley have tested positive for novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). Multiple high-risk contacts have also been identified.

October 13, 2021 – Renfrew County and District 2021-2022 Flu Campaign

October 13, 2021 ‐ Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) is working with primary care and community partners to plan and implement a Renfrew County and District Flu Campaign.

September 30, 2021 – RCDHU Confirms One Student Tests Positive For COVID-19 – Another Student is a Probable Case

September 30, 2021 ‐ Today, Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) in collaboration with the Renfrew County Catholic District School Board (RCCDSB) is confirming that one student from St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic School has tested positive for COVID-19, and one student from St. Joseph’s High School is reported as a probable case of COVID-19. RCDHU is awaiting test results for the probable case.

September 28, 2021 – COVID-19 Proof of Vaccination Differs for Canadian Armed Forces Members

September 28, 2021 ‐ Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) is notifying businesses and facilities that proof of vaccination looks different for military members. While non-CAF members must show government documentation accompanied by picture identification (ID), military members are required to show their CAF-issued vaccination booklet along with their military ID. Please note that proof of vaccination for CAF members can be in the form of an entry in a vaccination booklet, a sheet of paper or a card.

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