News

August 2, 2017

Your Next Quit Attempt Might Make You a Winner!

Thinking of quitting smoking? Why not win some money while you’re at it? The Huron County Health Unit encourages those over the age of 19 who smoke to sign up now for the First Week Challenge Contest.

August 1, 2017

Public Notice: Scheduled Closure of Dashwood Road (Huron County Road 83), August 8th – November, 2017

Road will be closed from August 8th until November, 2017

July 19, 2017

Don’t Let the Bugs Stop Your Fun

Huron County Health Unit reminds people, when enjoying outdoor activities, to protect themselves against mosquito and tick bites. Precautions include: wearing light-coloured, long-sleeved shirts, long pants and closed-toed shoes, using an insect repellent approved by Health Canada, limit time outdoors at dawn and dusk, and conducting head-to-toe tick checks. Visit ontario.ca/lyme for more information.

July 12, 2017

Free Outdoor Movie Night in Blyth July 28

Families are invited to a free outdoor movie night at Blyth Lions Park on July 28, 2017 as part of the Blyth 140th Anniversary celebrations.

July 11, 2017

Community Food Advisors Now Recruiting

The Huron County Health Unit is recruiting new Community Food Advisor (CFA) volunteers. CFAs work with Health Unit staff and community partners to promote healthy eating and food safety through presentations, cooking classes and other educational appearances across the county. Training is free and begins in October.

Special Meeting of the Huron County Economic Development Board

Special Meeting of the Economic Development Board to be held Monday, July 17, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. in the Economic Development Office Board Room, 54 West Street, 2nd floor, Goderich.

July 6, 2017

Technology required for competitive agriculture relies on high-speed Internet connectivity

Huron County is seeking to partner with the federal government to expand broadband connectivity

July 4, 2017

Be Careful Around Discarded Sharp Objects

The Huron County Health Unit is reminding people to be careful if they come across discarded needles on beaches, parks or other recreational areas. Sharp objects, such as used needles, razor blades or any item that could cut skin should be handled carefully.