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Keeping our Children Healthy at Home and School

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July 15, 2014

Starting in the 2014/15 school year, children need to have proof of immunization against meningococcal disease, whooping cough and chickenpox* to attend school. This is in addition to existing requirements for proof of immunization against… Continue Reading Keeping our Children Healthy at Home and School

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Creating a Caring Community Part 3

Creating a Caring Community Part 3

Speaker Series on Social Health and Wellness for the Home, School and Community June 12, 2014 Dr. Bruce Ferguson Working Together to Make Our Children and Youth Successful at F.E. Madill Secondary School 231 Madill… Continue Reading Creating a Caring Community Part 3

Creating a Caring Community 2

Creating a Caring Community 2

Speaker Series on Social Health and Wellness for the Home, School and Community This is session # 2 in our speaker series which focuses on the Trauma and Disturbance of Attachment with Dr. Richard S.… Continue Reading Creating a Caring Community 2

Growing Healthy, Active Kids

Growing Healthy, Active Kids

The Avon Maitland Regional OPHEA conference (Ontario Physical Health and Education Association) was held yesterday at Stratford Northwestern Secondary School to promote quality daily physical activity for students. Teachers had the opportunity to learn new… Continue Reading Growing Healthy, Active Kids

Get Your Flu Shot Early: Health Unit

Get Your Flu Shot Early: Health Unit

Flu season is here again. In Huron County, you can get your free flu shot at a community clinic, your doctor’s office, or at the Health Unit. As well, people over 5 years of age… Continue Reading Get Your Flu Shot Early: Health Unit

Helping Huron Smile

Helping Huron Smile

What is Helping Huron Smile? Helping Huron Smile is dental health program for residents of Huron County who live with low incomes.The Health Unit is partnering with the County of Huron’s Social Services department to… Continue Reading Helping Huron Smile

Health Information at Your Fingertips

Health Information at Your Fingertips

Huron County – Huron residents can now find their health information in a new place. The Huron County Health Unit’s website has moved. As of January 7, residents can visit the health unit’s website at… Continue Reading Health Information at Your Fingertips

Nutrition Begins with a Smile

Nutrition Begins with a Smile

On September 17, 2012 the Tim Hortons Smile Cookie program will begin across Canada. The Smile Cookie program began in 1996 as a way to help raise money for the Hamilton Children’s Hospital. Since then… Continue Reading Nutrition Begins with a Smile

Summer Bugs More Than Pesky

Summer Bugs More Than Pesky

Photo credit: Centers for Disease Control, Summer is finally here. If you enjoy time outdoors the Huron County Health Unit is advising you to protect yourself from summer bugs that can carry diseases. Lyme disease… Continue Reading Summer Bugs More Than Pesky

Our Shining EcoStars 2012

Our Shining EcoStars 2012

The Avon Maitland District School Board held its first-ever EcoStar Awards at Seaforth Public School. Eighty people attended the celebration as twenty students and twenty adults were recognized for their outstanding environmental efforts at their… Continue Reading Our Shining EcoStars 2012