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October 12, 2017

Information Session on Wind Turbine Study

Huron County residents are invited to an information session about a wind turbine study hosted by the Huron County Health Unit.

Protect Yourself from Tick and Mosquito Bites

With the warm fall continuing, bugs are still active. The Huron County Health Unit is reminding people to protect themselves against tick and mosquito bites.

October 11, 2017

Celebrating Huron County Employers and Workplace Wellness

To recognize Workplace Wellness month, the Huron County Health Unit celebrates the almost 60 Huron county employers and representatives who have shown support for workplace wellness.

August 29, 2017

August 31: International Overdose Awareness Day

August 31 is International Overdose Awareness Day. This event raises awareness of drug overdose and works to decrease the stigma of a drug-related death. This awareness day also acknowledges the grief of friends and family of loved ones lost to drug overdose.

August 25, 2017

See the Community Food Advisors in action this September!

Huron County, ON – Thinking of becoming a Community Food Advisor? Watch the CFA demonstrations at the Threshers’ Reunion and International Plowing Match and learn what being a CFA is all about.

August 24, 2017

West Nile Virus Detected in Huron County Mosquitoes

Huron County, ON – West Nile Virus has been found in mosquitoes in Huron County.

August 2, 2017

Your Next Quit Attempt Might Make You a Winner!

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.

July 19, 2017

Don’t Let the Bugs Stop Your Fun

Huron County Health Unit reminds people, when enjoying outdoor activities, to protect themselves against mosquito and tick bites. Precautions include: wearing light-coloured, long-sleeved shirts, long pants and closed-toed shoes, using an insect repellent approved by Health Canada, limit time outdoors at dawn and dusk, and conducting head-to-toe tick checks. Visit ontario.ca/lyme for more information.

July 12, 2017

Free Outdoor Movie Night in Blyth July 28

Families are invited to a free outdoor movie night at Blyth Lions Park on July 28, 2017 as part of the Blyth 140th Anniversary celebrations.

July 11, 2017

Community Food Advisors Now Recruiting

The Huron County Health Unit is recruiting new Community Food Advisor (CFA) volunteers. CFAs work with Health Unit staff and community partners to promote healthy eating and food safety through presentations, cooking classes and other educational appearances across the county. Training is free and begins in October.


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