Media Release

January 23, 2017
Huron County Warden welcomes news of broadband expansion

Expanding access to high speed broadband service is a priority of County Council

January 11, 2017
Become Smoke Free and Win!

Huron County, ON – Quitting smoking is one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions. And it’s not too late to start – with National Non-smoking Week upon us (January 15-21) there is a contest that will help young adults stay motivated to reach their goals with the opportunity to win big! Leave the Pack […]

December 19, 2016
Rabid Skunk Found in Huron County

The Huron County Health Unit has been notified that a skunk from the Blyth area submitted for testing on December 14, 2016, was infected with the rabies virus.

December 14, 2016
Economic Development seeks tourism, arts and culture businesses for task force

The knowledge and experience of entrepreneurs and volunteers working in this sector are critical to success.

December 8, 2016
Health Unit achieves Baby-Friendly Initiative Designation

Huron County Health Unit has successfully achieved the Baby-Friendly Initiative Designation from the Breastfeeding Committee of Canada. This identifies the health unit as having met a standard of practice around infant feeding that will increase the health and well-being of all children and families.

December 6, 2016
Take Time Before You Climb

‘Tis the season for putting up holiday lights outside your home. The Health Unit reminds people to not let it be the season for a fall from a ladder.

November 29, 2016
Information Session on Wind Turbine Investigation

Residents of Huron County are invited to an information session about the upcoming investigation related to reported human health concerns associated with residential proximity to industrial wind turbines.

November 24, 2016
Huron County councillors and senior staff donate to the Christmas Bureau

Councillors and staff have fun while supporting a great cause.

3rd Annual Red Scarf Project Hits Wingham December 1, 2016

The Huron County Health Unit, with support from the Regional HIV/AIDS Connection, has tapped the talents and enthusiasm of the community for the 3rd Annual Red Scarf Project. On December 1, 2016 volunteers and staff will be putting red scarves on lamp and sign posts lining Josephine Street in Wingham to increase public awareness of HIV/AIDS.

Help Prevent the Spread of Stomach Flu

Late fall and winter are usually associated with an increase in stomach-related illnesses across the County. These illnesses are often caused by a Norovirus, which can spread easily. Cleaning and disinfecting commonly touched surfaces and staying home when sick can help prevent the spread of stomach flu.