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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.

September 1, 2015

Public Health Matters: Back to School on Road Safety

Hi everyone, it’s Dr. Jan Owen, Acting Medical Officer of Health for Huron County. It’s September and the start of school. An ideal time for all of us to “go back to school” to learn about bicycle and pedestrian safety.

August 28, 2015

Keep Protecting Yourself From Bug Bites

As the last long weekend of summer approaches, mosquitoes and ticks are still active. The Huron County Health Unit reminds residents to protect themselves against mosquito and tick bites when spending time outdoors.

August 5, 2015

Community Food Advisors Now Recruiting

The Huron County Health Unit is recruiting new Community Food Advisor (CFA) volunteers.

July 30, 2015

Celebrating Grandparents for Breastfeeding Week

The Huron County Health Unit is celebrating World Breastfeeding Week from August 1 to August 7.

Public Health Matters: Tick Talk

The Huron County Health Unit is pleased to announce “Public Health Matters”, a regular column by Dr. Janice Owen, Acting Huron County Medical Officer of Health.

July 7, 2015

Protect yourself from mosquito bites

Summer is here and the mosquitoes are out. The Huron County Health Unit reminds the public to protect themselves from mosquito bites.

June 3, 2015

It’s the Law: Smoke-free Outdoor Spaces

You can expect less second-hand smoke at local playgrounds, special events and publicly owned sports fields this summer thanks to the Smoke Free Ontario Act.

May 29, 2015

Free outdoor movie night in Wingham June 12

Families are invited to a free outdoor movie night at the Wingham Splash Pad, Friday June 12, 2015.

May 27, 2015

Health Unit: Check and Protect Against Skin Cancer

The first week of June is Sun Awareness Week. With summer around the corner, the Health Unit reminds residents to be safe in the sun.