News: Media Release

December 16, 2014

Distemper Increase In Local Raccoons

The number of raccoons testing positive for distemper in Huron County has increased, especially in the northwest area of the county. The Huron County Health Unit reminds residents to stay away from raccoons and other wild animals.

December 11, 2014

Flu Arrives in Huron County

Flu has officially arrived in Huron County. The first laboratory-confirmed case of Influenza A has been reported to the Huron County Health Unit. There has also been a confirmed Influenza A outbreak in a Huron County long-term care facility.

December 4, 2014

Cut back, quit and win big in 2015

Young adults and post-secondary students in Huron county can win big in 2015 by cutting back, quitting or staying smoke free.

November 21, 2014

Red Scarf Project Coming to Huron County

Over 100 red scarves will decorate Goderich’s Courthouse Square Monday, December 1, marking Huron County’s first Red Scarf Project.

November 19, 2014

Illnesses Increasing: Stay Home if Sick

The Huron County Health Unit is seeing an increase in stomach-related illness across the county. Residents can stop the spread of infection by staying home when sick.

October 30, 2014

Help Paramedics Stuff the Truck

Huron County’s Emergency Medical Services is rolling into action this November to collect non-perishable food items in support of local food banks.

October 29, 2014

We All Depend On Childcare

Wednesday October 29, 2014 marks the 14th Annual Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day, and Huron County is celebrating in a big way.

October 24, 2014

Huron’s Great Big Crunch!

Today schools across Huron County are crunching into local apples at the same time. “The Great Big Crunch” event, held this year on October 23, builds awareness and support for student nutrition programs.

October 20, 2014

Huron County Health Unit Launch New Website

The Huron County Health Unit has launched its new website, with dedicated sections for professionals and an anonymous question-and-answer feature for the general public.

October 16, 2014

Workshops Help Smokers Turn Back the Clock

Did you know that within 20 minutes of being smoke free your body starts to recover from damage done by smoking?