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Posted Wednesday, 05 October, 2022

Waterloo Region –  Here is the list of Region of Waterloo service changes for Thanksgiving Day on Monday, October 10.
What’s open on October 10: 
Regional of Waterloo Customer Service line  open 24/7 at 519-575-4400
Grand River Transit (GRT)  will operate on a holiday service schedule. Holiday service is noted on all route schedules. GRT customer service is available at 519-585-7555 (24/7) or in-person at:
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Posted Wednesday, 28 September, 2022

Waterloo Region – Starting Thursday, September 29, families of children from 6 months to 5 years of age can book an appointment for their child to receive the Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19. Parents who want to get their children vaccinated are encouraged to contact their family doctor or visit their local pharmacy.
The Pfizer vaccine is three-dose series administered eight weeks (56 days) apart. The Moderna vaccine for this age group has already been approved and is...

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Posted Wednesday, 28 September, 2022

Waterloo Region – The Region is welcoming Expressions of Interest from Service Providers to identify operators for three of the Interim Housing Solutions, including:
Transitional Housing
Emergency Shelter
Hybrid Shelter/Outdoor Model
The Expressions of Interest (EOI) will remain open for three weeks, closing on October 17, 2022.
These program expansions and additions are part of the Interim Housing Solutions strategy approved by Region of Waterloo...

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Posted Wednesday, 28 September, 2022

Region of Waterloo Public Health is confirming its first two lab-confirmed cases of Influenza for the 2022-23 flu season.
The Region’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Hsiu-Li Wang encourages people to get immunized. “These first cases signal the start of the flu season. It is expected that influenza will circulate at elevated levels this fall and winter, alongside COVID-19. It is important to get your flu shot and stay up-to-date with COVID-19 vaccine booster doses.”
Influenza...

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Posted Tuesday, 27 September, 2022

Waterloo Region – The Region of Waterloo will open a new emergency shelter for those experiencing unsheltered homelessness at 1668 King Street East, Kitchener. The shelter will open on September 29, 2022 and will replace the shelter currently operating at 104 Stirling Avenue South, Kitchener in the former Edith MacIntosh Child Care Centre. The last night of operations at the Edith MacIntosh shelter is September 28, 2022.
In response to feedback from individuals with...

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