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July 5, 2019

Stay safe and cool during current heat event

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for Huron and area, with a heat event predicted into Saturday.

May 16, 2019

Protect Yourself from Tick and Mosquito Bites

Huron County, ON – As the weather warms up, ticks and mosquitoes are becoming active. The Huron County Health Unit reminds everyone to protect themselves against tick and mosquito bites.

May 14, 2019

Perth and Huron Health Units’ Statement on Proposed Regional Public Health Entity

The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) has proposed that the Perth, Huron and Grey Bruce health units be merged to create a new regional health entity. The new entity would come into effect April 1, 2020, and be governed by an autonomous board of health.

May 8, 2019

Health Unit: stay away from wild animals

The Huron County Health Unit is reminding the public to avoid contact with wild animals. The health unit has noticed an increase in incidents involving Huron County residents and wild animals.

May 2, 2019

Climate change forum calls for presenters, participants

The Forum on Climate Change Initiatives in Huron County is seeking presenters and participants.

April 29, 2019

2018 Beach Water Monitoring Report now available

The Huron County Health Unit’s 2018 Beach Water Monitoring Report is now available.

April 26, 2019

International No Diet Day: You are more than a number

May 6 is International No Diet Day. The Huron County Health Unit reminds residents that weight loss diets can be harmful and don’t always promote good health.

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.