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September 12, 2018

Health Unit marks 20th anniversary of Healthy Babies, Healthy Children

The Huron County Health Unit is marking the 20th anniversary of Ontario’s Healthy Babies Healthy Children program.

August 27, 2018

West Nile Virus Found in Huron County Mosquitoes

Huron County, ON – West Nile Virus has been found in mosquitoes in Huron County. The Huron County Health Unit traps mosquitoes weekly and has them identified and tested. One sample, collected on Aug. 22, 2018, tested positive for West Nile Virus.

August 10, 2018

Six Huron County beaches under no-swim advisory

Six of the beaches monitored by the Huron County Health Unit for water quality are under a no-swim advisory for at least this weekend.

August 9, 2018

How to Deal Safely with Bats

Have you found a bat in your home recently? You’re not alone. During the warmer months it is common for bats to find their way into homes through open windows and openings as small as 1.25 cm (3/8 of an inch). The Huron County Health Unit reminds residents to avoid bat exposures.

August 8, 2018

County-owned properties go smoke-free

Beginning September 1, 2018, a new by-law prohibiting smoking anywhere on County-owned property will come into effect.

August 2, 2018

Several Huron County beaches under no-swim advisory

Due to recent heavy rainfalls in the area, the Huron County Health Unit is reporting that several of the beaches it monitors along Lake Huron are under a no-swim advisory.

July 26, 2018

Keep Enjoying the Sun, Safely!

As we head into the second half of our summer, the Huron County Health Unit reminds residents to keep enjoying the sun safely.

July 16, 2018

Media Release: Interim report for Huron County Wind Turbine Study about Noise, Vibration, and Light

The interim report for the Huron County Wind Turbine Study about Noise, Vibration, and Light is now available.

July 10, 2018

Health Unit: avoid mosquito bites

As the Huron County Health Unit continues its regular mosquito trapping, it reminds residents to protect themselves against mosquito bites.

July 5, 2018

Free Outdoor Movie Night in Goderich

Huron County, ON – The fun of watching a free movie outside comes to Goderich’s Courthouse Square on July 20.
Families are invited to come to Courthouse Square Park and watch Despicable Me 3.