Health Unit

March 18, 2015
Huron and Perth Health Units to Talk About Potential Merger

The Huron County Health Unit and Perth District Health Unit have both agreed to discuss the potential of a merger between the two Health Units.

March 12, 2015
Health Unit: Quit smoking and celebrate with us!

The Health Unit, in partnership with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, has been offering STOP (Smoking Treatment for Ontario Patients) workshops in the current model for one year.

March 6, 2015
Huron County has a new Medical Officer of Health

Huron County has a new Medical Officer of Health

February 26, 2015
Eat Well at Work

Eating healthy at work is the focus of Nutrition Month this year.

February 24, 2015
Last Call for Driven to Quit Challenge

February 28, 2015 is the last day to enter the Canadian Cancer Society’s Driven to Quit Challenge. Those who are planning to quit smoking, or have recently quit, can register for their chance to win the grand prize of a new car and other cash prizes, in addition to winning many health benefits.

February 9, 2015
Stomach-related illness in Huron County

The Huron County Health Unit continues to see stomach-related illness in schools and daycares across the county. Residents can stop the spread of infection by staying home when sick.

February 3, 2015
STOP In the Name of Health!

Show some love to yourself this month by becoming smoke free.

January 30, 2015
Health Unit Checking Student Vaccination Records

The Huron County Health Unit has sent letters to students who don’t have a complete immunization record.

Many Illnesses Circulating: Protect Yourself

Many different viruses and bacteria are causing illness right now in Huron County. It’s important to know how to protect yourself and family members from getting sick, as well as what to watch for during an illness.

January 22, 2015
Drink Less, Reduce Your Cancer Risk

The less you drink, the better. When it comes to alcohol, the more a person drinks, the higher the risk of cancer. Drinking less can lower your risk of colorectal, breast and liver cancers as well as mouth, throat and neck cancers.