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Local mental health support services see 'astronomical' jump in anxiety-related calls

Local mental health support services see 'astronomical' jump in anxiety-related calls

'There has been so much focus on the physical health part of the coronavirus and not the actual mental health part:' Helen Fishburn
Provincial parks to close until the end of April

Provincial parks to close until the end of April

The closure is in response to the latest COVID-19 developments
Longfield says feds are working hard to repatriate Guelphites stuck overseas

Longfield says feds are working hard to repatriate Guelphites stuck overseas

Guelph travelers in Morocco and Peru are proving the most difficult to repatriate
Downtown agencies combine efforts for vulnerable citizens

Downtown agencies combine efforts for vulnerable citizens

HOPE House, Drop In Centre, Royal City Mission, Community Health Centre, Wyndham House are centralizing efforts to be more efficient while maintaining services
<b>LETTER:</b> Citizen says spread of misinformation is a public health crisis unto itself

LETTER: Citizen says spread of misinformation is a public health crisis unto itself

Leighton offers tips to sift through misinformation
Guelph COVID-19 assessment clinic hits maximum capacity on Day 1

Guelph COVID-19 assessment clinic hits maximum capacity on Day 1

Sees 115 people on its first day and has to cut the line off hours before closing time
<b>COVID-19:</b> Trump confirms Canada-U.S. border to be closed to non-essential travel

COVID-19: Trump confirms Canada-U.S. border to be closed to non-essential travel

Federal officials said Tuesday there would likely be a temporary exemption for Canadians who winter in the southern U.S. in order to give them time to get home
Don't panic, Canada has a robust food supply chain, say U of G experts

Don't panic, Canada has a robust food supply chain, say U of G experts

Experts say Canada's food system will relatively be unaffected by COVID-19 panic buying
COVID-19: Here's what's cancelled or closed in Guelph and area

COVID-19: Here's what's cancelled or closed in Guelph and area

A running list of cancellation notices related to COVID-19
Grand River Conservation parks open, facilities closed

Grand River Conservation parks open, facilities closed

Select parks are open for passive recreation. Events, outdoor education programming cancelled until April 6