Health Unit

October 7, 2015
Health Unit: 1 in 5 Huron County residents heavy drinkers

Nearly one in five Huron County residents age 12 and over are heavy drinkers, according to the Canadian Community Health Survey.

October 2, 2015
Let’s Talk Turkey About Food Safety

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

October 1, 2015
Health Unit celebrates breastfeeding for October

The first week of October is National Breastfeeding Week, and the Health Unit is celebrating for the entire month.

September 28, 2015
Public Health Matters: Healthier moms and babies

Hello again! In this installment of Public Health Matters, let’s talk about one of the great achievements of public health — healthier mothers and babies.

September 1, 2015
Public Health Matters: Back to School on Road Safety

Hi everyone, it’s Dr. Jan Owen, Acting Medical Officer of Health for Huron County. It’s September and the start of school. An ideal time for all of us to “go back to school” to learn about bicycle and pedestrian safety.

August 28, 2015
Keep Protecting Yourself From Bug Bites

As the last long weekend of summer approaches, mosquitoes and ticks are still active. The Huron County Health Unit reminds residents to protect themselves against mosquito and tick bites when spending time outdoors.

August 5, 2015
Community Food Advisors Now Recruiting

The Huron County Health Unit is recruiting new Community Food Advisor (CFA) volunteers.

July 30, 2015
Celebrating Grandparents for Breastfeeding Week

The Huron County Health Unit is celebrating World Breastfeeding Week from August 1 to August 7.

Public Health Matters: Tick Talk

The Huron County Health Unit is pleased to announce “Public Health Matters”, a regular column by Dr. Janice Owen, Acting Huron County Medical Officer of Health.

July 7, 2015
Protect yourself from mosquito bites

Summer is here and the mosquitoes are out. The Huron County Health Unit reminds the public to protect themselves from mosquito bites.