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November 8, 2019

Huron Municipalities Take on Plumbing and Sewage Inspection Responsibilities

All municipalities across Huron will soon be providing plumbing and sewage inspection services. The program has been the responsibility of the County of Huron and has been administered by the Huron County Health Unit.

November 1, 2019

November is Fall Prevention Month

Huron County, ON – Light up your living space. Wear sensible shoes. Remove home hazards. These are just a few of the tips that can help older adults keep shining in their golden years

October 31, 2019

Board of Health (Huron County) Opportunity

The Huron Perth Health Unit (the soon-to-be amalgamated entity of Huron County Health Unit and Perth District Health Unit) is seeking TWO Huron County Provincial Appointees to serve on its Board of Health.

October 7, 2019

Cannabis Edibles: Reducing the Harm

This October the federal government will legalize and introduce new regulations for cannabis edibles, extracts and topicals. These products will be subject to the same laws as all other cannabis products. The Health Unit reminds residents who choose to use edibles, extracts or topicals to do so safely.

October 4, 2019

Be food safe this Thanksgiving

The Huron County Health Unit encourages everyone to focus on safe food handling practices as they prepare Thanksgiving meals.

August 22, 2019

Health Unit: Keep Enjoying the Sun Safely

As we head into September, the Huron County Health Unit reminds residents to enjoy the sun safely.

August 14, 2019

Make a quit attempt in September and you could win!

Huron County, ON – Thinking of quitting smoking? Why not win some money while you’re at it? The Huron County Health Unit encourages those over the age of 19 who smoke to sign up now for the First Week Challenge Contest.

August 6, 2019

If you see a tick, know what to do

During this time of year, the Huron County Health Unit often receives calls from the public about ticks.

July 25, 2019

Deal safely with bats

Huron County, ON – If you’ve had a bat fly into your home recently, you are not alone.

July 18, 2019

Heat warning issued for Huron County

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for Huron County.