Walmart Confirms Second Covid-19 Case in Cornwall Distribution Centre. Grocery Stores Telling Staff to Not Confront Non Mask Wearing Customers By Jamie Gilcig

Walmart Confirms Second Covid-19 Case in Cornwall Distribution Centre. Grocery Stores Telling Staff to Not Confront Non Mask Wearing Customers By Jamie Gilcig

SEPTEMBER 25, 2020 – Walmart reached out to CFN via email and confirmed a second case of COVID 19 at their distribution centre. “An associate from our Cornwall Regional Distribution Centre (RDC) has recently tested positive for COVID-19. We’re keeping the associate in our thoughts and wish them a speedy recovery. Out of an abundance […]

Ontario Expands COVID-19 Testing to Pharmacies

Ontario Expands COVID-19 Testing to Pharmacies

SEPTEMBER 23, 2020 – Up to 60 Ontario Pharmacies to Offer Testing by Appointment Starting Friday The Ontario government is providing people with convenient and timely access to free COVID-19 testing at pharmacies in the province. As of Friday, up to 60 pharmacies in Ontario will begin offering testing by appointment only, with further locations […]

Walmart Confirms Covid-19 Case at Distribution Centre in Cornwall Ontario

Walmart Confirms Covid-19 Case at Distribution Centre in Cornwall Ontario

SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 – Walmart confirmed to CFN that in fact one of its Logistics workers tested positive for COVID-19. Their comment is below with no word of how many other workers have been placed in quarantine. CFN wishes the worker a speedy and and full recovery. “An associate from our Cornwall Distribution Centre store […]

Cornwall Mayor Bernadette Clement Needs to Resign from the EOHU Board if She Wants to Be @ Marches. By Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Mayor Bernadette Clement Needs to Resign from the EOHU Board if She Wants to Be @ Marches.  By Jamie Gilcig

SEPTEMBER 18, 2020 – It’s great to be able to use tax money to promote your causes. It’s one of the perks of getting elected. However in 2020 we’re in the midst of a second wave of COVID-19. While Cornwall has either been really lucky with low case numbers, or really good at hiding our […]

CFN 1 on 1 With Cornwall Community Hospital Chief of Staff Dr. Lorne Scharf on COVID-19

CFN 1 on 1 With Cornwall Community Hospital Chief of Staff Dr. Lorne Scharf on COVID-19

SEPTEMBER 5, 2020 – We were very lucky recently as CCH was gracious enough to allow us to ask a few questions of its Chief of Staff, Dr. Lorne Scharf about COVID-19. Here are our questions and his answers: CFN How did you feel the first time you encountered a Covid-19 patient first hand?    […]

Cornwall City Councilor MAURICE DUPELLE Contaminates INDOOR ATM Without a Face Mask

Cornwall City Councilor MAURICE DUPELLE Contaminates INDOOR ATM Without a Face Mask

AUGUST 11, 2020 – This is one of the reasons why so many don’t feel safe shopping in Cornwall Ontario. This writer, like many seniors, likes to do their errands early in the morning with the hope of avoiding #covidiots and special people that like to wear their masks under their noses. With the EOHU […]

Lucky Local Covid 19 Survivor Back Home After 121 Days! By Jamie Gilcig

Lucky Local Covid 19 Survivor Back Home After 121 Days!   By Jamie Gilcig

AUGUST 8, 2020 – Area Home Inspector Brian Schofield is a happy and lucky man. His wife Donna survived a brutal case of COVID 19 that most people would have succumbed to. The registered nurse survived and now faces a long recovery, but for today she gets to be with her husband. They wrote on […]

Premier Ford We’re Not Ready for Stage 3. By Jamie Gilcig

Premier Ford We’re Not Ready for Stage 3. By Jamie Gilcig

JULY 14, 2020 – As I sit here I fear for my community. I fear that our leadership is failing again by not clearly mandating the wearing of masks and not enforcing what laws and rules are in place. That’s not a mix for success and it doesn’t make sense to move forward until we […]

#Covidiots Winning in Cornwall As Mayor Clement & Police Chief Help Organize BLM March. By Jamie Gilcig

#Covidiots Winning in Cornwall As Mayor Clement & Police Chief Help Organize BLM March.  By Jamie Gilcig

JUNE 7. 2020 – Like a bad horror movie we are seeing political hypocrites put the health and safety of this community in peril. COVID 19 still has no true treatment and no cure. There is no vaccine for it. Cornwall is a city where if you end up in Intensive Care you end up […]

Cornwall & EOHU Failing on Social Distancing & Masking Up. By Jamie Gilcig #covid19

Cornwall & EOHU Failing on Social Distancing & Masking Up. By Jamie Gilcig #covid19

MAY 24, 2020 – It’s odd how people react to COVID 19. There are those that take it seriously, and those that take it so lightly they compare it to a common flu. What we know is that we don’t know enough about this virus yet. We know we don’t really have a true treatment […]

Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Happy 104th to EDNA DOREY & Seniors Residences Should All be Tested 051720

Seniors Situation Room.  By Dawn Ford – Happy 104th to EDNA DOREY & Seniors Residences Should All be Tested 051720

A very special senior, Edna Dorey, celebrated her 104th. birthday in May. Happy Birthday and all good wishes, Edna. . Distancing is not a very natural thing to do. You automatically go to the person to speak with them. Some hard of hearing seniors are finding that they don’t hear another person as well at […]

Baxtrom’s YIG Staff Refusing to Wear Masks in Cornwall. By Jamie Gilcig #covid19

Baxtrom’s YIG Staff Refusing to Wear Masks in Cornwall. By Jamie Gilcig #covid19

APRIL 23, 2020 – So here’s one of my pet theories gone to crap. I figured that at the higher priced stores I’d see more folks wearing PPE, thus the thinking would be that there would be less chance for contamination from COVID 19. I had to mail an item and stopped at the 9th […]

More Questions Than Answers Left by EOHU Regarding Cornwall Food Basics COVID 19 Confirmed Worker PETITION to Remove PAUL Roumeliotis. By Jamie Gilcig

More Questions Than Answers Left by EOHU Regarding Cornwall Food Basics COVID 19 Confirmed Worker PETITION to Remove PAUL Roumeliotis. By Jamie Gilcig

APRIL 20, 2020 – It’s boggling that an entity that is supposed to serve public health is boycotting this newspaper and refusing to release info that supposedly is meant to save and protect lives. That’s exactly what Dr. Paul Roumeliotis is doing. While many can understand that people don’t like criticism, when you earn over […]

CFN Petition for Ontario to Remove Paul Roumeliotis as Public Health Officer After Food Basics Incident in Cornwall.

CFN Petition for Ontario to Remove Paul Roumeliotis as Public Health Officer After Food Basics Incident in Cornwall.

After numerous and historical issues with the Eastern Ontario Health Unit while serving as Public Health Officer, we the undersigned as that during this COVID 19 Pandemic the Province of Ontario takes immediate action after the incident involving the Food Basics store on Brookdale Avenue. The public’s safety has to come first and clearly Mr. […]

EOHU Failure Leads to Alleged Contamination of FOOD BASICS on Brookdale from Tim Horton’s COVID 19 Coronavirus Victim.

EOHU Failure Leads to Alleged Contamination of FOOD BASICS on Brookdale from Tim Horton’s COVID 19 Coronavirus Victim.

APRIL 19, 2020 – Social media is a blaze locally as a local Food Basics worker tested positive for COVID 19. The EOHU refuses to answer any questions from this newspaper or issue us their press releases directly so we apologize as we can only get their version from their own press release once published. […]

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