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January 27, 2016

Public Health Matters: Let’s Talk About It

Public Health Matters is a regular column by Dr. Jan Owen, Acting Medical Officer of Health for Huron County.

January 7, 2016

Become Smoke Free and Win!

Quitting smoking is one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions. And it’s not too late to start – for the rest of January there is a contest that will help you stay motivated so you can reach your goal. And, you could end up winning big!

January 5, 2016

Public Health Matters – Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Hard to believe, aye? I am not generally one to make New Year’s resolutions as I find a year is too long to wait before making important life altering changes, which New Year’s resolutions often are.

December 10, 2015

Raccoon Rabies in Ontario: Protect Your Pets

Huron County, ON – After four confirmed raccoon rabies cases in Hamilton, the Huron County Health Unit reminds residents to protect themselves, their dogs and their cats against the fatal disease.

December 3, 2015

Public Health Matters: Tis the Season to be Merry!

Public Health Matters is a regular column by Dr. Jan Owen, Acting Medical Officer of Health for Huron County.

November 26, 2015

New Active Transportation Video Salutes Huron County Winter

Even during a Huron county winter, active transportation is a fun, healthy way to move around the beautiful outdoors.

November 20, 2015

Red Scarf Project Comes to Exeter December 1

The Huron County Health Unit, with support from the Regional HIV/AIDS Connection (RHAC) will bring the Red Scarf Project to Exeter on December 1, as part of Aids Awareness World Aids Day.

November 19, 2015

Health Unit calls for smoke-free policies in multi-units

November 24 to 30 is Home Safety Week and the Huron County Health Unit is calling on local multi-unit housing providers to adopt smoke-free policies in their units.

November 6, 2015

Public Health Matters – It’s That Time of Year Again!

Well, it’s November and guess what that means in the Public Health world? If you said, “Time to get my flu shot”, I would be really impressed!

November 5, 2015

Huron County Public Health Professionals Recognized

Huron County’s Acting Medical Officer of Health is excited to announce the first annual Huron County Public Health Professional Day on November 16.