Jeff Yurek, MPP Announces Additional Support for Public Health in Elgin-Middlesex-London

Published on August 17, 2021

ELGIN-MIDDLESEX-LONDON—Jeff Yurek, MPP for Elgin-Middlesex-London, is pleased to announce one-time mitigation funding from the Province of Ontario to support ongoing pandemic response efforts in local public health units.

 

The Middlesex-London Health Unit will be receiving: $1,361,300 and Southwestern Public Health will receive $1,498,900. Additionally, Southwestern Public Health will receive $2,479,000 in one-time relief funding.

 

“Public health units across Ontario have incurred additional expenses throughout the pandemic, including those related to COVID-19 monitoring, case and contact management, and local vaccination efforts,” said Jeff Yurek, MPP. “I am proud of the work the MLHU and SWPH are undertaking to keep our community safe and will continue to advocate that our region receive the healthcare resources it needs and deserves.”