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April 15, 2019

Perth District Health Unit and Huron County Health Unit React to Ontario Announcement for Public Health Reorganization

On April 11, the Ontario government announced plans to establish 10 regional public health entities and 10 new regional boards of health with one common governance model by 2020-2021. Along with the plan is a provincial budget impact to public health of $220 million over the next two years. There are currently 35 public health units in Ontario.

April 11, 2019

Low-cost rabies vaccination clinics return

Protecting your pets from rabies also helps protect you and your family.

April 4, 2019

Rise in area overdoses: please be aware if using substances

Several surrounding counties have recently reported an increase in opioid overdoses.

February 26, 2019

Nutrition Month: It’s About How You Eat, Not How Much

Healthy eating has more to do with how we eat, not how much we eat.

February 21, 2019

Local families star in new parenting social media campaign

Local families in Perth and Huron counties are the stars of a new social media campaign aimed at parents.

February 12, 2019

Health Unit cancels Wingham Infant Feeding Clinic due to hazardous weather

Huron County, ON – Due to inclement and hazardous weather conditions the Infant Feeding Clinic at the Health Unit’s Wingham location has been cancelled for Tuesday, February 12, 2019. The next available Infant Feeding Clinics are: Friday, February 15: 9AM – 12PM Maitland Valley Medical Centre, Goderich Friday, February 15: 9AM – 12PM South Huron […]

January 31, 2019

Health Unit cancels Wingham Sexual Health Clinic due to hazardous Weather

Due to inclement and hazardous weather conditions the Sexual Health drop-in clinic at the Health Unit’s Wingham location has been cancelled for Thursday, January 31, 2019.

January 25, 2019

What You Should Know About Eating Disorders

Huron County, ON – Who gets eating disorders? How do you know if you have an eating disorder? Where can you get help?

January 14, 2019

wouldurather…stick to your new year’s resolution and win?

Was one of your New Year’s resolutions to quit smoking or cut back? Are you between the ages of 18 and 29? If so, register for the wouldurather… contest and you could stick to your resolution AND win big!

December 20, 2018

Flu Has Arrived in Huron County

Huron County, ON – The Huron County Health Unit has been notified of the first laboratory-confirmed case of influenza in Huron County for the 2018-19 flu season.