Health Unit

February 1, 2018
World Cancer Day: drink less alcohol and reduce your cancer risk

Did you know that drinking less alcohol can lower your risk of several kinds of cancer?

January 26, 2018
Protect yourself: increased flu activity in Huron County

The Huron County Health Unit is seeing higher-than-usual flu activity at the current moment.

January 25, 2018
Even in winter, sun safety is important

It can be hard to see the sun on a snowy winter day, but UV rays from the sun are present year round. It’s important to protect yourself and your children from the sun’s rays, even in the winter months.

January 19, 2018
Smoke is smoke: limit your exposure

Whether it comes from tobacco, cannabis or another source, smoke is smoke and you need to limit your exposure to it.

January 4, 2018
Quit smoking or cut back…and win!

Registration is open for Leave the Pack Behind’s annual wouldurather… contest. This year there are more than $10,000 worth of prizes to be won by Ontario young adults who join the six-week contest.

December 13, 2017
Potential Merger of Huron and Perth Health Units Takes Next Step

Perth and Huron Counties ̶ Yesterday, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) announced proposed regulatory changes to the Health Protection and Promotion Act, which pave the way for a merger of the Perth District Health Unit and the Huron County Health Unit.

November 24, 2017
Red Scarf Project in Clinton for World AIDS Day December 1

Huron County, ON – The Huron County Health Unit, with support from the Regional HIV/AIDS Connection (RHAC), will bring the Red Scarf Project to Clinton on Friday, December 1, World AIDS Day.

November 22, 2017
Now is the time to test for radon

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

November 20, 2017
Health Unit: Take Your Time When You Climb

It’s the time of year for hanging holiday decorations and cleaning eaves troughs. Unfortunately, it can also be the time of year for injuries from ladder falls.

November 9, 2017
Huron County Public Health Professionals Recognized

Staff at the Huron County Health Unit are being celebrated on November 20 for the annual Public Health Professionals in Huron County Day.