News

April 12, 2017

Deadline Approaches for Preserving Huron’s Heritage

May 1 is the next deadline for individuals and organizations to submit applications for the Huron Heritage Fund.  The Huron Heritage Fund encourages the preservation of heritage assets, publications and activities of heritage importance to the County of Huron and its residents. Past projects have included support for restoration work at Hensall Heritage Hall and […]

April 5, 2017

Huron County wants access to high-speed Internet service

Council prepared to invest $7,000,000 over seven years to connect nearly entire county population with high-speed fibre optic access.

March 31, 2017

Huron-Perth Dietitians Day: A Focus on Mental Health and Nutrition

The Huron-Perth Dietitians Network hosted an education day at the Huron County Health Unit in recognition of Nutrition Month. The event included speakers focusing on mental health and nutrition.

Health Unit Joins Water Does Wonders Pledge

Huron County Health Unit received Gold designation in the provincial Water Does Wonders promotion. Water is encouraged as the first choice for beverages and sugary drinks are discouraged.

March 30, 2017

Health Unit Launches New Support for Postpartum Depression

The Huron County Health Unit is starting a Postpartum Depression support group for mothers experiencing symptoms of postpartum depression and anxiety issues. The group, led by a public health nurse and mental health specialist, will meet for six weeks starting April 18, 2017 in Clinton. Registration is free and child minding provided.

March 28, 2017

INTENTION TO PASS BY-LAW

The County of Huron intends to pass a by-law to permanently close and sell part of the untravelled road.

March 23, 2017

Aerial Rabies Vaccine Baiting to Start Soon

Since December, two cases of rabies have been identified in terrestrial animals in Huron County. As a result, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry will be conducting low-level rabies vaccine baiting flights in the Blyth-Wingham area in early April, 2017.

March 10, 2017

Size Matters Says Health Unit

About 42% of adults in Huron County drink alcohol in a way that puts their health at risk. Drinking too much, too often can lead to many unwanted consequences. To help people better understand the connection between alcohol and health, the Health Unit is urging residents to Rethink Your Drinking.

March 7, 2017

Calf Tests Positive for Rabies in Huron County

The Huron County Health Unit has been notified that a calf from the Blyth area submitted for testing on February 27, 2017 was positive for the rabies virus. The public are reminded to avoid contact with wild animals and ensure their pets are immunized against rabies.