Health Unit

December 19, 2019
Hello Huron Perth Public Health! The Merger of Huron and Perth Health Units Takes Effect January 1, 2020

The Perth District Health Unit and the Huron County Health Unit will be merging into a single entity effective January 1, 2020, called Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH). The goal of the merger is to improve the delivery of public health programs and services across Huron and Perth counties.

December 4, 2019
Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program to begin in Huron County

The Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program (OSDCP) is a new publicly-funded dental care program to help eligible low-income seniors access dental care.

November 20, 2019
Health Unit and volunteers bring Red Scarf to Blyth December 2

The Red Scarf “Know HIV. No Stigma” campaign returns to Huron County on Dec. 2, 2019, this time in downtown Blyth.

November 19, 2019
Health Unit: Consider testing your home for radon

November is National Radon Action Month, and the Health Unit encourages residents to consider testing their homes for radon.

November 8, 2019
Huron Municipalities Take on Plumbing and Sewage Inspection Responsibilities

All municipalities across Huron will soon be providing plumbing and sewage inspection services. The program has been the responsibility of the County of Huron and has been administered by the Huron County Health Unit.

November 1, 2019
November is Fall Prevention Month

Huron County, ON – Light up your living space. Wear sensible shoes. Remove home hazards. These are just a few of the tips that can help older adults keep shining in their golden years

October 31, 2019
Board of Health (Huron County) Opportunity

The Huron Perth Health Unit (the soon-to-be amalgamated entity of Huron County Health Unit and Perth District Health Unit) is seeking TWO Huron County Provincial Appointees to serve on its Board of Health.

October 7, 2019
Cannabis Edibles: Reducing the Harm

This October the federal government will legalize and introduce new regulations for cannabis edibles, extracts and topicals. These products will be subject to the same laws as all other cannabis products. The Health Unit reminds residents who choose to use edibles, extracts or topicals to do so safely.

October 4, 2019
Be food safe this Thanksgiving

The Huron County Health Unit encourages everyone to focus on safe food handling practices as they prepare Thanksgiving meals.

August 22, 2019
Health Unit: Keep Enjoying the Sun Safely

As we head into September, the Huron County Health Unit reminds residents to enjoy the sun safely.