News

October 9, 2014

Event: Creating a Healthy Workplace Culture

The public health units in Huron and Perth Counties want to support employers to create healthy workplaces. They are sponsoring the Creating a Healthy Workplace Culture workshop on November 6.

October 7, 2014

High-risk Groups Priority For Flu Vaccines

Until October 23, flu vaccine will only be available to Ontario residents at highest risk of getting the flu and becoming severely ill.

October 2, 2014

Candidates’ Survey Looks At Poverty In County

A new survey asks municipal candidates in Huron County for their thoughts on reducing poverty in their communities.

October 1, 2014

Applicants sought for HCAAC

There are currently openings for citizen appointments to the Huron County Accessibility Advisory Committee.

Applicant Sought for Library Board

The Corporation of the County of Huron has openings for citizen appointments to the Huron County Library Board

September 23, 2014

Health Unit Event Celebrates Breastfeeding Week

Celebrate Canadian Breastfeeding Week with mothers and the Huron County Health Unit on October 4 in Clinton.

Huron Heritage Fund Deadline Approaches

November 1 is the next deadline for individuals and organizations to submit applications for the Huron
Heritage Fund. Established in 2007, the purpose of the Huron Heritage Fund is to encourage the
preservation of heritage assets and activities of heritage importance to the County of Huron and its
residents.

September 19, 2014

Wash Hands to Avoid Respiratory Illnesses

The Huron County Health Unit reminds everyone that frequent hand washing reduces the risk of catching a respiratory illness.

September 18, 2014

Free Drinks During “Mocktails on Me”

Pregnant women in Huron County can enjoy free non-alcoholic drinks during the Huron County Health Unit’s new “Mocktails on Me” campaign.

September 17, 2014

Huron County Chosen for New Healthy Kids Challenge

The County of Huron is one of 45 Ontario communities selected for the province’s Healthy Kids Community Challenge. The initiative focuses on healthy lifestyles for children and youth, especially healthy eating, physical activity and adequate sleep. The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care will provide funding, training and other resources over the next four years for community programs and activities in the county.