Health Unit

May 10, 2018
Huron, Perth Health Units to proceed with amalgamation

The Perth District Health Unit and the Huron County Health Unit are proceeding with amalgamation, after a funding request for amalgamation support was approved by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.

April 17, 2018
Keeping Food Safe During Power Outages

If you are currently experiencing or have experienced a power outage during this past weekend’s ice storm, be mindful of food safety. The Health Unit has the following recommendations for residents.

April 5, 2018
Low-cost rabies vaccination clinics return

Protect yourself and your family by protecting your pets from rabies.

April 4, 2018
“Brush Up on the Facts” and Keep Kids’ Teeth Healthy!

April is Oral Health Month, and the Huron County Health Unit encourages parents to help keep kids’ teeth healthy.

March 27, 2018
Gastrointestinal illnesses on the rise

The Huron County Health Unit is seeing an increase in the number of gastrointestinal illnesses, also called stomach flu, in the community. These illnesses are caused by a norovirus.

March 7, 2018
Health Unit: Share Meals this Nutrition Month

March is Nutrition Month, and this year the Huron County Health Unit encourages you to tap into the potential of food to bring people together.

February 22, 2018
Too much smoking in movies: help Oscar quit!

In this year’s Academy Awards, 19 of the 22 movies nominated in a major category contains scenes with smoking.
Smoking in movies, especially youth-rated movies, is a health concern.

February 21, 2018
Update on Huron County Wind Turbine Study about Noise, Vibration, and Light

Recruitment continues for the Huron County Wind Turbine Study about Noise, Vibration, and Light.

February 20, 2018
Heading south? Be sun safe!

It’s the time of year when some people head to the sunny south for a break from the cold and snow in Huron County.

February 7, 2018
Local parent survey results in new online tool

Local parents want to learn more about talking with their kids, handling behaviours and the safe and appropriate use of technology.