Huron County Public Health Professionals Recognized

November 5, 2015

Huron County, ON – Huron County’s Acting Medical Officer of Health is excited to announce the first annual Huron County Public Health Professional Day on November 16. This day will recognize the public health professionals who work for the Huron County Health Unit.

Dr. Janice Owen says, “We have such a range of highly skilled professionals working in many areas of public health in Huron County. The public may only know a few, but we have 17 professions dedicated to keeping Huron County residents healthy and safe.”

Professions represented at the Huron County Health Unit are:

  • Administration Professional
  • Community Food Advisor Volunteer Coordinator
  • Communications Specialist
  • Community Developer
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Dietitian
  • Epidemiologist
  • Graphic Designer
  • Parent Resource Visitor
  • Physician
  • Plumber
  • Program Evaluator
  • Program Support
  • Public Health Inspector
  • Public Health Nurse
  • Public Health Promoter

Huron County Public Health Professional Day will be marked the third Monday of every November. Dr. Owen says it’s a chance to highlight the important work being done across the county by public health professionals.


Our media contact is: Rita Marshall, Communications Co-ordinator, Huron County Health Unit, 519.482.3416 or toll-free 1.877.837.6143 ext. 2023 or

Our spokesperson is: Dr. Janice Owen, Acting Medical Officer of Health. Our media contact will connect you to our spokesperson on this topic


For more information contact:

Susan Cronin, County Clerk
519.524.8394 (ext 3257)