Health Unit achieves Baby-Friendly Initiative Designation
Huron County Health Unit has successfully achieved the Baby-Friendly Initiative Designation from the Breastfeeding Committee of Canada. This identifies the health unit as having met a standard of practice around infant feeding that will increase the health and well-being of all children and families.
3rd Annual Red Scarf Project Hits Wingham December 1, 2016
The Huron County Health Unit, with support from the Regional HIV/AIDS Connection, has tapped the talents and enthusiasm of the community for the 3rd Annual Red Scarf Project. On December 1, 2016 volunteers and staff will be putting red scarves on lamp and sign posts lining Josephine Street in Wingham to increase public awareness of HIV/AIDS.
Help Prevent the Spread of Stomach Flu
Late fall and winter are usually associated with an increase in stomach-related illnesses across the County. These illnesses are often caused by a Norovirus, which can spread easily. Cleaning and disinfecting commonly touched surfaces and staying home when sick can help prevent the spread of stomach flu.