Effective Monday, March 1, 2021, at 12:01 a.m., the Grey Bruce Health Unit moves to the Green Prevent Level of the Ontario COVID-19 Response Framework.

COVID-19 Vaccine Update: We are currently not booking vaccinations. Please avoid calling in an attempt to schedule vaccinations at this time. For week of March 1, vaccinations will focus on 2nd dose for all LTCH residents; First Responders (Police and Fire); Community Health Care Workers in Highest/Very High Categories; Community Needle Exchange Partners; and over 80 clients. For clients 80 years of age and older - primary care should be reaching out to them directly; and, for those in this group who do not have a primary care provider (or have a primary care provider outside of the Grey/Bruce region, a 1800 # will soon be available to book appointments.

Please do not call your healthcare provider to book an appointment.

Please do not call Health Unit to book an appointment.

Vaccine rollout details

About Us

 

Client Rights and Responsibilities

 

Administration & Finance

  • Finance and Accounts
  • Media and Public Relations
  • Information Technology including support and web/intranet
  • Clerical Support
  • Human Resources

 

Health Unit Profile and Demographics

HU Profile and Demographics

Area: 8,587 square km. or 3,344 square miles

 

Population served: 161,977 (2016 census)

  • Median age is 47    
  • 20.7% are 65 or older
  • 15.1% are 0 to 14 years old
  • 6.4% are 15 to 19 years old
  • Population growth since 2011: 2.04%

First Nation:

  • The Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation Neyaashiinigmiing Indian Reserve No. 27
  • The Chippewas of Saugeen First Nation No. 29
  • Chief’s Point Indian Reserve No. 28

 

Health Unit Budget

2019 Budget

 

2019 Budget

Program Amount
Mandatory Programs Funding $ 10,930,906
Healthy Smiles Ontario $ 424,700
Smoke Free Ontario (100%) $ 412,400
Infectious Diseases Control Initiative $ 277,800
Social Determinants of Health Nurses Initiative $ 180,500
Needle Exchange Program $ 15,000
Ontario Seniors Dental Program $ 752,625
Harm Reduction Program Enhancement $ 150,000
Small Water Drinking Systems $ 141,333
Chief Nursing Officer $ 121,500
Vector Borne Diseases $ 101,067
Infection Prevention and Control Nurse $ 90,100
Enhanced Food Safety - Haines Initiative $ 47,600
Enhanced Safe Water Initiative $ 15,500
Healthy Babies Healthy Children $ 1,102,211
Grey Bruce Falls Prevention $ 120,000
Health Canada $ 86,400
PLAY Initiative $ 15,700
One-Time Funding Grants $ 12,500
Capital Grants $ -
  $ 14,997,842

 

 

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