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Well Nourished Means Ready to Learn!

Well Nourished Means Ready to Learn!

Did your child eat breakfast today?

A good breakfast helps to ensure students are well nourished and ready to learn.

Locally, more than 700 volunteers with Grey-Bruce Eat & Learn serve nutritious breakfasts, snacks and lunches to over 12,000 students in 73 schools.

How Healthy is Your Community

How Healthy is Your Community?

Where we live, work and play affects our health. 

  • Sidewalks make it easier to walk to work or school. 
  • Bike lanes mean less pollution. 
  • Parks help us to be more active. 

Find out how you can become involved in making yours a healthy community.

 
 NEWS RELEASES
Beach Postings Removed, Beaches Safe for Bathing
Release Date: September 11, 2014
Water samples taken at Black Creek (also known as Old Woman’s River), Northern Bruce Peninsula and Station Park Beach, Kincardine, show results within acceptable levels according to Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care standards.

When it Comes to Alcohol… Zero Matters!
Release Date: September 02, 2014
September is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness month, recognizing the effect of alcohol use during pregnancy and to support women to have an alcohol-free pregnancy. When it comes to alcohol during pregnancy, zero is the only number that matters.

Two Beaches Posted Unsafe, One Posting Removed
Release Date: August 28, 2014
Water samples taken at Lion’s Head Beach show results within acceptable levels, according to Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care standards. The Grey Bruce Health Unit took samples on Tuesday, August 26, 2014. Based on these results, the beach, which was posted as unsafe on August 20, 2014, is now deemed safe for bathing.

Public Assistance Request
Release Date: August 27, 2014
The Grey Bruce Health Unit is seeking assistance from the public in finding the owner of a dog involved in a biting incident that occurred at the Sauble Falls Parkway Bridge in South Bruce Peninsula.

Board Names Acting Associate Medical Officer of Health
Release Date: August 22, 2014
The Board of Health for the Grey Bruce Health Unit is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Christine Kennedy as Acting Associate Medical Officer of Health. She will begin working with the Grey Bruce Health Unit on a part-time basis in September while continuing as Regional Community Medicine Specialist - First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB), Ontario Region.

Beach Postings Removed, Safe for Bathing
Release Date: August 22, 2014
Water samples taken at Southampton Beach, Port Elgin Beach and Station Park Beach (Kincardine) show results within acceptable levels according to Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care standards.

Two Beach Postings Removed, One Beach Posted As Unsafe
Release Date: August 20, 2014
Water samples taken at Northwinds and Little River Park (Blue Mountains), show results within acceptable levels, according to Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care standards.

Two Beaches Posted Unsafe
Release Date: August 15, 2014
Beach water sampling from Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at Little River Park (Blue Mountains) Northwinds (Blue Mountains) shows bacterial levels exceeding Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care standards.  As a result, these areas will be posted and remain posted until samples indicate that water is safe for bathing.

Three Beaches Posted Unsafe
Release Date: August 14, 2014
Beach water sampling from Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at Southampton Beach, Station Park Beach (Kincardine) and Port Elgin Beach shows levels exceeding Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care standards for acceptable bacterial levels.  As a result, these areas will be posted and remain posted until samples indicate that water is safe for bathing.

Winners Announced - Guys Caring for Kids
Release Date: August 12, 2014
An awards ceremony and celebration to recognize the winning entrants for the fifth annual Guys Caring for Kids Photo Contest takes place at the Grey Bruce Health Unit from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 20.

 

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