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Creating a Caring Community

Creating a Caring Community(0)

March 25, 2014

Speaker Series on Social Health and Wellness for the Home, School and Community The first talk in our speaker series focuses on creating a circle of security which fosters healthy and nurturing growth for children… Continue Reading Creating a Caring Community

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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

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

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In November We'll Be

In November We’ll Be “Calling All 3 Year Olds”

Kindergarten Registration for 2012-13 WHEN: November 2011 WHERE: At Avon Maitland Elementary schools across Perth and Huron Counties FOR: Children eligible for school in September 2012 who are: 3 years old by December 31, 2011… Continue Reading In November We’ll Be “Calling All 3 Year Olds”