News: Health Unit

October 23, 2015

Flu Arrives in Huron County

Flu has officially arrived in Huron County. The first laboratory-confirmed case of Influenza A has been reported to the Huron County Health Unit.

October 20, 2015

“Get a Move On!” with Active Transportation Workbook

The Huron County Health Unit has released an active transportation community workbook to help individuals and groups make their communities more active.

October 19, 2015

Huron Launch of Healthy Kids Community Challange – October 29, 2015

The County of Huron is one of 45 Ontario communities selected for the province’s Healthy Kids Community Challenge

October 16, 2015

New location for Health Unit’s Wingham site

The Wingham office of the Huron County Health Unit will move to the new community healthcare hub at the former Wingham Public School effective November 1.

October 15, 2015

Keep Protecting Yourself from Tick Bites

The good weather is still here, and the Huron County Health Unit reminds the public that ticks may still be active.

October 13, 2015

National Cat Day: Love Your Own, Leave the Strays Alone

My name is Patrick and I am a Public Health Inspector with the Huron County Health Unit. One of my duties is rabies control and prevention. I know, I know…another “vaccinate your pet against rabies” message. But wait, there’s more.

October 7, 2015

Health Unit: 1 in 5 Huron County residents heavy drinkers

Nearly one in five Huron County residents age 12 and over are heavy drinkers, according to the Canadian Community Health Survey.

October 2, 2015

Let’s Talk Turkey About Food Safety

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

October 1, 2015

Health Unit celebrates breastfeeding for October

The first week of October is National Breastfeeding Week, and the Health Unit is celebrating for the entire month.

September 28, 2015

Public Health Matters: Healthier moms and babies

Hello again! In this installment of Public Health Matters, let’s talk about one of the great achievements of public health — healthier mothers and babies.