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August 27, 2014

Deal Safely With Bats: Health Unit

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

August 19, 2014

Cool Weather Doesn’t Stop Mosquitoes or West Nile Virus

Even in cool summer weather, the Huron County Health Unit encourages you to protect yourself against West Nile Virus.

July 30, 2014

Be Tick Wise in Huron County This Summer

Humans aren’t the only ones enjoying the great outdoors in Huron County this summer — ticks are out too.

July 22, 2014

Free outdoor movie night at Wingham Homecoming

Families are invited to a free outdoor movie night at the Wingham Splash Pad on Saturday, August 2.

July 14, 2014

Keep Sleeping Babies Safe

As a public health nurse, Josee Cayer has visited many new parents and infants over her 23 years with the Huron County Health Unit. She’s passionate about parents having the most current information about keeping babies healthy and safe.

July 7, 2014

Stay Away From Wild Animals: Health Unit

The Huron County Health Unit is reminding the public to avoid contact with any wild animals. The health unit has noticed an increase in incidents involving good Samaritans and wild animals in distress.

June 25, 2014

Hand Foot and Mouth Infections Spreading: Health Unit

The Huron County Health Unit is seeing an increase in hand foot and mouth disease (HFMD) also called coxsackie. They are advising residents, particularly parents of children attending daycares, to stop the spread of infection by increasing hand washing.

June 24, 2014

It Pays to Quit Smoking

Did you know that you can save over $3,000 a year if you quit smoking a pack of cigarettes a day? What would you do with that extra money? What about quitting if you could get five weeks of free nicotine replacement therapy, a cost savings of over $100 dollars?

Free Dental Care in Honour of Local Dentist

The Clinton Dental Clinic is honouring its founder by offering a day of free dental care in July.

June 11, 2014

Don’t Let the Pesky Bugs Bite

Huron County, ON — With the hot temperatures returning, so are the annoying bugs. The Huron County Health Unit is reminding people to protect themselves against mosquito and tick bites.