CCH celebrates National Nursing Week

CCH celebrates National Nursing Week

CORNWALL, Ontario - National Nursing Week runs from May 10th until May 16th, and the Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) extends its sincerest thanks and gratitude to the more than 500 nurses employed at CCH, and also at other healthcare facilities throughout the region. “On behalf of CCH, I would…

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LOCAL COVID UPDATE

LOCAL COVID UPDATE

Local Covid Numbers updated May 13, 2021 @ 1:30 pm   TOTAL ACTIVE CASES: 180 CURRENTLY HOSPITALIZED: 9 PATIENTS IN ICU: 5 TOTAL NUMBER OF DEATHS: 103 TOTAL CUMMULATIVE CASES: 4,622 TOTAL NUMBER OF TESTS CONDUCTED IN EOHU REGION: 137,246 TOTAL NUMBER OF COVID-19 VACCINES ADMINISTERED…

EOHU warns of phone scam

EOHU warns of phone scam

CORNWALL, Ontario - The Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) is warning residents of a phone scam related to the COVID-19 vaccine. The EOHU warns that they have received reports of scammers calling residents demanding payment to book COVID-19 vaccination appointments. "The Eastern Ontario Health…

L’HCC célèbre la Semaine nationale des soins infirmiers

L’HCC célèbre la Semaine nationale des soins infirmiers

CORNWALL, Ontario - La Semaine nationale des soins infirmiers se déroule du 10 au 16 mai. L’Hôpital communautaire de Cornwall (HCC) remercie sincèrement les infirmières et les infirmiers (soit plus de 500) qui y travaillent ainsi que dans les autres établissements de soins de santé de toute…

Queen’s Park Update – May 7, 2021

Queen’s Park Update – May 7, 2021

I am happy to report that my COVID-19 period of isolation ended this past Thursday. While I contacted the virus before my vaccination had time to provide me with its maximum protection, I do not doubt that it was responsible for my low level of symptoms. I am grateful for the many best wishes I received…

Queen’s Park Update – April 30, 2021

Queen’s Park Update – April 30, 2021

Local efforts to bring down the number of active COVID-19 cases have successfully reduced it by over 40% from its high point early last week. This success was no small feat, as the more contagious variants account for over 90% of all cases in the province. Of the 34 health units in Ontario, our unit…

Menard Bros. Remodeled as Menard & Robertson Custom Homes and Renovations

Menard Bros. Remodeled as Menard & Robertson Custom Homes and Renovations

Cousins and renowned Cornwall home builders Paul and Guy Menard of Menard Bros & Associates have handed the keys to Patrick Menard and Bradley Robertson forming Menard & Robertson Custom Homes and Renovations.  Founded in 1955 by brothers Gaetan and Claude Menard, and later inherited by their…

Grouping up and getting active

Grouping up and getting active

CORNWALL, Ontario - The ongoing lockdown and stay-at-home order can make it difficult to remain active, but Lauren Secord has set out to walk 100km this month, and is finding that there are many who are eager to join her. "I attempted it last year after a friend posted it on Facebook," Secord explained.…

New Netflix movie films in Cornwall

New Netflix movie films in Cornwall

CORNWALL, Ontario - The City of Cornwall played host to a film crew on Monday, May 3, who were working on a new Netflix rom-com titled Single All the Way. "The movie, which centers on a perpetually single gay man and his well-meaning but meddling family, is sure to be one of the biggest hits of this…

Spring and Summer Training Programs now Open for Intake

Spring and Summer Training Programs now Open for Intake

Cornwall Ontario – Looking to add more skills to your resume so that you can land that dream job? The Eastern Ontario Training Board is offering five different training programs this spring and summer, with the first class scheduled to begin at the end of this month. “The objective each program…

A quiet space to find peace

A quiet space to find peace

CORNWALL, Ontario - People are always looking for a quiet space to spend time away from the hustle and bustle of life, Rev. Erin McIntyre of Knox St. Paul’s United Church in Cornwall is hoping to create just such a space. She is working with congregational members and Dana Ducette, Vice Chair of the…

OPINION: Is remote learning here to stay?

OPINION: Is remote learning here to stay?

A distinct change has occurred in our modern society as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Finding ways to stay at home rather than going out has become the trend, and this extends to our work lives, and for students, their school lives as well. Earlier this month, the Upper Canada District School…