News

April 28, 2014

ECE Career Fair: An Investment in Huron & Perth’s Future

A Career Fair is being held May 14, 2014 at the REACH Huron Centre in Clinton to attract and retain qualified Early Childhood Educators (ECEs) in both Huron and Perth counties.

April 24, 2014

Active transportation in Huron: What do you think?

Huron County, ON — The Huron County Health Unit is looking for your input on an active transportation plan for Huron County. Active transportation is any method of going from one place to another using your own body. This could include walking, cycling, kayaking, or cross-country skiing. An active transportation plan is a long-term strategy to create environments that encourage people to move more.

Notice: Special Session of County Council Audit Committee

Please take note that a Special Session of the County Council Audit Committee will be held on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 9:00 AM in the Court House Council Chambers, Goderich.

April 23, 2014

Huron Heritage Fund Deadline Approaches

May 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.

Are Your Immunizations Up to Date?

Huron County, ON — Measles has been making national news and the Huron County Health Unit is reminding residents to make sure their immunizations are up to date.

April 10, 2014

More Families Eligible for Free Dental Care

Huron County, ON — Families who do not have dental insurance and meet the new income requirements may qualify for free dental care for their children 17 years of age and younger. The Ontario government has raised the income cut-off for the Healthy Smiles Ontario program.

April 9, 2014

Stay Home if Sick: Health Unit

The Huron County Health Unit is seeing an increase in enteric outbreaks, or stomach illness, across the county. They are advising residents to stop the spread of infection by staying home if you are sick.

No Cancer Cluster in ACW

The Huron County Health Unit has found no evidence of a cancer cluster in the Township of Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh. The health unit began an investigation in January 2014 after receiving a concern from a resident.

April 8, 2014

Be Sharp about Spring Clean-up

Huron County, ON — With the snow finally melting, there is a lot of garbage showing up. The Huron County Health Unit is reminding people to be careful picking up any sharp object.

April 4, 2014

Notice: Special Meeting of the Board of Health, 2014-04-09

Board of Health Chair, Bill Dowson, has called a Special Meeting of the Board of Health to be held on Wednesday April 9, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. The Special Meeting is to be held in Committee Room at the Court House in Goderich, Ontario.