Health Unit Celebrates Nurses Week

May 14, 2014
Huron County Health Unit Nurses

From teaching proper hand washng to children, to supporting new mothers with infant nutrition, to helping people quit smoking, public health nurses have a big job in Huron County.

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.

Public health nurses are involved in many aspects of people’s lives, including sexual health services, parenting supports, infection control, emergency planning, early childhood development, and working with community agencies to improve the health of residents.

Outside Row Left to Right:
Lisa Ulch, Joyce Bean, Laurie Ginn, Susan Hart, Shirley Chalmers, Tanya Sangster, Sandra Feltz, Christina Taylor, Nancy Moore, Shelley Spencer, Theresa Wammes-Glavin, Kate Underwood, Liz Hubbell, Michelle Carter, Marilyn King, Marguerite Falconer, Amy Leduc, Dori Taylor

Inside Row Left to Right:
Donna Parsons, Ashley Furtney, Anne Haley, Josee Cayer, Nancy Peroff-Johnson (guest speaker), Julie Verch, RuthAnn Ogilvie, Rhonda Howatt
Absent: Tanya Patry, Laura Smith, Diane Collyer, Dana Livingstone


Creating Healthy Communities Together

Our media contact is: Barbara Leavitt, Communications Co-ordinator, 519.482.3416 ext. 2289.

Our spokesperson is: Marilyn King, Public Health Nurse.


For more information contact:

Susan Cronin, County Clerk
519.524.8394 (ext 3257)