August 31 is International Overdose Awareness Day. This event raises awareness of drug overdose and works to decrease the stigma of a drug-related death. This awareness day also acknowledges the grief of friends and family of loved ones lost to drug overdose.
Huron County Health Unit reminds people, when enjoying outdoor activities, to protect themselves against mosquito and tick bites. Precautions include: wearing light-coloured, long-sleeved shirts, long pants and closed-toed shoes, using an insect repellent approved by Health Canada, limit time outdoors at dawn and dusk, and conducting head-to-toe tick checks. Visit ontario.ca/lyme for more information.
The Huron County Health Unit is recruiting new Community Food Advisor (CFA) volunteers. CFAs work with Health Unit staff and community partners to promote healthy eating and food safety through presentations, cooking classes and other educational appearances across the county. Training is free and begins in October.
The Huron County Health Unit is reminding people to be careful if they come across discarded needles on beaches, parks or other recreational areas. Sharp objects, such as used needles, razor blades or any item that could cut skin should be handled carefully.
The Huron County Health Unit (HCHU) is requesting quotes for a new telephone system to be installed and configured at the Health and Library Complex, 77722B London Road R.R.#5 Clinton ON. Deliverables Installation, configuration and education of new system (initial system setup) Server hardware needs to be expandable and easily relocated Conferencing capabilities 71 enhanced […]