News

April 23, 2014

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.

April 3, 2014

Become a Volunteer Weather Spotter

The County of Huron is pleased to announce that Environment Canada CANWARN free sessions will be hosted within Huron County in the Municipality of Bluewater.

March 28, 2014

Grand Re-Opening of the Brussels Carnegie Library

The Municipality of Huron East and the Municipality of Morris-Turnberry invite you to celebrate the grand re-opening of the Brussels Carnegie Library in Historic Downtown Brussels.

March 24, 2014

Calling All Huron County Smokers!

Huron County, ON — It’s not too late for Huron County smokers who are ready to quit to get free nicotine-replacement therapy.

March 21, 2014

Tuberculosis (TB) – Not Just a Third World Disease

Huron County, ON — March 24 is World TB Day and while much focus is on eliminating tuberculosis in developing countries, the Huron County Health Unit wants people to take notice here as well.