News

November 1, 2016

November is Fall Prevention Month

Slips, trips and falls are not a normal part of aging. The Huron County Health Unit encourages everyone, especially older adults, to take steps to prevent falls.

October 28, 2016

Huron County paramedics organize ‘First Aid for the Hungry’ campaign

Annual food drive aims to beat last year’s total of 4635 lbs collected.

October 25, 2016

Flu Arrives in Huron County

Flu has officially arrived in Huron County, with the first laboratory-confirmed case of Influenza A being reported to the Huron County Health Unit. Everyone who lives, works or goes to school in Ontario should get a free flu shot. Flu shots are available at many pharmacies and health care provider offices across Huron County.

October 24, 2016

Promote Wellness in Your Workplace This Month

October is Healthy Workplace month. The Health Unit encourages local businesses to make a commitment to health, create a culture surrounding workplace health and wellness, and increase awareness of the importance of overall health for their employees.

October 14, 2016

Huron County drafts plan to conserve our natural heritage

The public is invited to learn about the Huron Natural Heritage Plan and provide input.

October 7, 2016

Huron County drafts cycling strategy to improve safety and enjoyment

 The public is invited to comment on the draft document this month.

October 6, 2016

Department of Economic Development updates tourism strategy to reflect new direction

Strategy outlines initiatives for 2017 and beyond

Real Cost of Eating Well in Huron County

The cost of groceries in Huron County has risen 24% since 2009. The Huron County Health Unit has released its 2016 findings in its annual “The Real Cost of Eating Well in Huron” report.

September 28, 2016

Huron County congratulates Huron Tourism Association members for their service to our economy

The Huron Tourism Association has voted to dissolve after 23 years of service.