PEMBROKE, ONT. -- With four active cases of COVID-19 in Renfrew County and two linked to a gym and a high school in Pembroke the past week, the area’s top doctor is warning residents against complacency.
Dr. Robert Cushman, acting Medical Officer of Health, said in a message on Sunday that two confirmed cases at Planet Fitness gym and Fellowes High School is a stark reminder of how quickly the virus can spread and how important it is for residents to protect themselves. “If we want schools to stay open and the economy to progress, we must recognize that individual vigilance and strict observance of public health recommendations are imperative," he said. “Yes, we all have COVID-19 fatigue, but this is a marathon and we are in a key