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May 28, 2018

Food insecurity an urgent election issue

With less than two weeks to go before the election, the Huron County Health Unit and Ontario Dietitians in Public Health (ODPH) are urging individuals and organizations to contact provincial party leaders about the need for immediate action on food insecurity – a serious public health problem.

May 15, 2018

Be Careful Around Discarded Sharp Objects

It’s the time of year for increased outdoor activities. The Huron County Health Unit reminds people to be careful if they come across discarded needles or other sharp objects on beaches, parks or other recreational areas.

May 14, 2018

Protect yourself from Bug Bites

Huron County, ON – As people spend more time outdoors, the Huron County Health Unit reminds everyone to protect themselves against tick and mosquito bites.

May 11, 2018

Beth Rumble named as the New County of Huron Director of Cultural Services

Goderich, ON – The County of Huron, along with the Huron County Library Board is pleased to announce Beth Rumble as the new Director of Cultural Services. Beth has been working at the County of Huron for over 6 years and has most recently been the Branch Services Librarian. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from York University and a Master of Library and Information Science from Western University.

May 10, 2018

Huron, Perth Health Units to proceed with amalgamation

The Perth District Health Unit and the Huron County Health Unit are proceeding with amalgamation, after a funding request for amalgamation support was approved by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.

April 30, 2018

Celebrating the Best of Huron County’s Arts & Culture

The ninth annual Huron County Cultural Awards were given out on Friday, April 27 at the Blyth Memorial Community Hall. This year’s Cultural Award recipients were chosen from a pool of fifteen outstanding nominees, nominated by members of the public, for their contribution they made to the arts, culture, and heritage sector of Huron County in 2017.

April 18, 2018

Huron County Paramedic Service Treating Sudden Cardiac Arrest in a Way Never Seen Before

Goderich, Ontario: A new lifesaving device and new technology are helping Huron County Paramedic Service (HCPS) battle the health crisis of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). In addition to equipping its ambulances with a high-quality, automated CPR Device, to help Huron County paramedics treat SCA, they have implemented a therapy called Shock Sync™. Huron County is one of the first in Canada to make the use of this technology mandatory on all SCA patients.

April 17, 2018

Keeping Food Safe During Power Outages

If you are currently experiencing or have experienced a power outage during this past weekend’s ice storm, be mindful of food safety. The Health Unit has the following recommendations for residents.

April 16, 2018

Keeping Food Safe during Power Outages

Huron County, ON – If you are currently experiencing or have experienced a power outage during this weekend’s ice storm, be mindful of food safety. The Huron County Health Unit has the following recommendations for residents.

April 5, 2018

Low-cost rabies vaccination clinics return

Protect yourself and your family by protecting your pets from rabies.