News: Media Release

June 26, 2017

After a Flood: clean up tips

With heavy rainfall and flooding in Huron County over the weekend, the Huron County Health Unit has suggestions for safe clean up. Particular areas of concern include: drinking water, septic systems, food, power outages, air quality and mould.

June 23, 2017

Make Sun Safety a New Family Rule

The Health Unit is reminding families to enjoy the sun safely. Ultraviolet radiation, or UV rays, cause sunburns, skin cancer and eye damage. Children are most at risk because they tend to spend more time outdoors when the sun’s rays are strongest. So make sun safety a new family rule!

June 22, 2017

County launches public airport feasibility study

Assessment will identify options to maximize the benefits of Goderich, Wingham airports

June 19, 2017

The Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario Concludes the First Early Learning and Child Care Bilateral Agreement

The Governments of Canada and Ontario are making significant investments in early learning and child care systems so that each and every child has the opportunity to succeed and reach their full potential.; With confidence and a sense of optimism, federal investments will create more high-quality, affordable child care across the country and improve the lives of Canadian children and their families.

June 14, 2017

TD Summer Reading Club Back at Huron County Library

Are you looking for a summer program that exhilarates, engages, and educates your children over the summer months? The Huron County Library has the perfect program for you: The TD Summer Reading Club! The TD Summer Reading Club is a program for youth between the ages of four and twelve that encourages readers to have […]

New Programs this summer at Huron County Library

Heat up your summer by joining the Adult Summer Reading Program at Huron County Library For many years local libraries have offered a Summer Reading Program for children and this year they are excited to announce that adults will now be able to join in the fun! The program has been designed to be very […]

Learn to navigate and search Huron County digitized newspapers

The Huron County Library has been digitizing historical newspapers from across the county. Over 130 years of local history is now available online and the collection is continuously growing! This project is highly valuable for historians, genealogical researchers, or for casual researchers who wish to reminisce about days gone by. Over the next few weeks, […]

June 12, 2017

Heat Warning Issued for Huron County

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning which means temperatures and humidex levels are expected to be very high for the next several days. The Huron County Health Unit is reminding the public to take care to prevent heat-related illnesses.

June 7, 2017

Make Sun Protection a Priority

REVISED – The Huron County Health Unit is monitoring media reports of complaints about a sunscreen product. Reports of any adverse side effects to sunscreens should be reported to Health Canada through their website: www.healthycanadians.ca