Media Release

November 19, 2018
Health Unit Offers Advice on Radon Testing

The only way to know the radon level in your home is to test for it, so be sure to pick the right radon kit.

November 14, 2018
Know HIV, No Stigma: Red Scarf comes to Seaforth November 30

The incredible advances in HIV/AIDS treatment, testing and prevention are still overshadowed by stigma around the subject. To help raise awareness and fight stigma, the Huron County Health Unit is bringing Red Scarf and the “Know HIV. No Stigma” campaign to Seaforth on November 30.

October 17, 2018
Emergency Services recipients of AgriSpirit Fund

Huron County Emergency Services is pleased to announce they are recipients of the 2018 Farm Credit Canada, AgriSpirit Fund. The Public Access to Defibrillator Program (PAD) was chosen as one of eighty programs from over 1400 applications across Canada. The AgriSpirit Fund awards organizations in four areas: those providing community enhancement or service, health and […]

Health Unit offers education session on new regulation

A recent Ontario regulation means changes for personal service settings; the Huron County Health Unit is offering a free education session about the regulation this November to owners and operators who provide these services.

October 4, 2018
Health Unit Plans to Reduce Harms from Legalized Cannabis

Cannabis will become legal in Canada on October 17, 2018. This includes the legal use of non-medicinal cannabis.

September 26, 2018
Health Unit: Protect Your Flock This Thanksgiving!

How good are you at protecting your flock when preparing Thanksgiving meals?

September 14, 2018
Focus on Health, Not Weight

Huron County, ON – “Stigma about how much someone weighs is harmful, and society needs to stop focusing on weight and focus on health instead,” says Amy MacDonald, the Public Health Dietitian with the Huron County Health Unit.

September 12, 2018
Health Unit marks 20th anniversary of Healthy Babies, Healthy Children

The Huron County Health Unit is marking the 20th anniversary of Ontario’s Healthy Babies Healthy Children program.

August 27, 2018
West Nile Virus Found in Huron County Mosquitoes

Huron County, ON – West Nile Virus has been found in mosquitoes in Huron County. The Huron County Health Unit traps mosquitoes weekly and has them identified and tested. One sample, collected on Aug. 22, 2018, tested positive for West Nile Virus.

August 10, 2018
Six Huron County beaches under no-swim advisory

Six of the beaches monitored by the Huron County Health Unit for water quality are under a no-swim advisory for at least this weekend.