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Health Unit Celebrates Nurses Week
Huron County, ON – National Nurses Week is May 12-18 and the Huron County Health Unit is celebrating the many ways public health nurses improve the health of Huron County residents. Nurses at the health unit have over 650 collective years of nursing experience.
Health Unit Reminds Public about Danger of Rabies
Huron County, ON; The Huron County Health Unit is reminding residents about the danger of rabies. Public Health Inspector Patrick Landry says people need to remember that rabies is an almost always fatal disease that is preventable.
Active transportation in Huron: What do you think?
Huron County, ON — The Huron County Health Unit is looking for your input on an active transportation plan for Huron County. Active transportation is any method of going from one place to another using your own body. This could include walking, cycling, kayaking, or cross-country skiing. An active transportation plan is a long-term strategy to create environments that encourage people to move more.
More Families Eligible for Free Dental Care
Huron County, ON — Families who do not have dental insurance and meet the new income requirements may qualify for free dental care for their children 17 years of age and younger. The Ontario government has raised the income cut-off for the Healthy Smiles Ontario program.