News: Health Unit

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.

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.