December 6, 2016

Take Time Before You Climb

‘Tis the season for putting up holiday lights outside your home. The Health Unit reminds people to not let it be the season for a fall from a ladder.

November 29, 2016

Information Session on Wind Turbine Investigation

Residents of Huron County are invited to an information session about the upcoming investigation related to reported human health concerns associated with residential proximity to industrial wind turbines.

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.

November 22, 2016

Now is the Time to Test for Radon

With most windows and doors closed due to the cooler weather, now is a good time for Huron County residents to test for radon. Radon test kits are available at most major home renovation stores, or can be purchased on-line.

November 17, 2016

Huron County Heroes Recognized for Saving Lives

First responders recognized for saving lives at a recent meeting of County Council

November 16, 2016

211 Ontario’s New Campaign – Help Starts Here

211 Ontario with the support of Green Shield Canada and United Ways has developed a fall campaign called Help Starts Here.

November 15, 2016

Huron County Public Health Professionals Recognized

Staff at the Huron County Health Unit are being celebrated on November 21, 2016 which is the annual Public Health Professionals in Huron County Day.