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Vet techs, vet tech students among those approved to administer COVID vaccines by Public Health <b>(UPDATED)</b>

Vet techs, vet tech students among those approved to administer COVID vaccines by Public Health (UPDATED)

Dental hygienists, pharmacists and dietitians can also apply to become a vaccinator
<b>(UPDATE):</b> 11 new cases in Guelph on Friday, two new deaths

(UPDATE): 11 new cases in Guelph on Friday, two new deaths

No new cases Friday in Wellington County, where the number of active cases is down to 17
<updated>WATCH: </updated> Feds extending CRB, sickness benefit

WATCH: Feds extending CRB, sickness benefit

Federal government also extending to 50 weeks the entitlement for Canadians for Employment Insurance benefits
Fergus rec centre chosen as vaccine hub due to ability to scale-up, starts Friday

Fergus rec centre chosen as vaccine hub due to ability to scale-up, starts Friday

The CW Community Sportsplex clinic will start with 500 doses per day for prioritized healthcare workers but will eventually be handling up to 5,000 daily doses
<b>(UPDATE):</b> 16 new cases in Guelph on Thursday

(UPDATE): 16 new cases in Guelph on Thursday

Three more deaths in Wellington County, none in Guelph
<b>(UPDATE):</b> 11 new cases in Guelph Wednesday, one in Wellington County

(UPDATE): 11 new cases in Guelph Wednesday, one in Wellington County

Now 99 confirmed active cases in Guelph, 23 in Wellington County
Wellington County museums/library plot gradual re-opening

Wellington County museums/library plot gradual re-opening

Computer bookings and printing will be available by appointment starting on Feb. 22
10 area schools currently dealing with COVID cases

10 area schools currently dealing with COVID cases

Five of the schools have one class closed
Centre Wellington anti-lockdown deputy mayor keeps role pending investigation

Centre Wellington anti-lockdown deputy mayor keeps role pending investigation

Centre Wellington committee of the whole has voted to launch an integrity commissioner investigation over a councillor's involvement with an anti-lockdown group
Outbreak at Cargill's Watson Parkway facility up to 20 cases, four still active

Outbreak at Cargill's Watson Parkway facility up to 20 cases, four still active

There are currently 18 employees in isolation