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Leeds-Grenville-Lanark Health Unit warns of COVID-19 exposure at Perth Curling Club

Photo of Perth Curling Club via Google Maps.

Health officials in the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark (LGL) District Health Unit are asking for those who attended the Perth Curling Club between Friday, March 5 and Friday, March 12, 2021 to watch for symptoms of COVID-19.

“Individuals who develop symptoms should isolate immediately and arrange to get tested at a local assessment centre in LGL or KFLA regions,” a Facebook post from the Leeds-Grenville-Lanark health unit said.

A Facebook post promoting a Mexican-themed event on Friday, Mar. 5 was circulated by the Perth Curling Club in the weeks leading up to the gathering.

Nearby Land O’Lakes Public School was closed for a period of time due to a COVID-19 outbreak.

These incidents occurred within the riding of Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston, whose current independent MPP, Randy Hillier, has taken a public stance against the regulations that have been put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic. His actions, which include organizing a rally at Queen’s Park and attending an in-person church service against regulations, culminated in his temporary suspension from Twitter, and have drawn much public scrutiny and upset.

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