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Measles Not Present in At Risk Individual

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The results of laboratory testing confirm a local individual considered at risk for measles does not have the virus. The individual in question attended Wiarton Hospital Emergency Department on Wednesday, May 16. Laboratory tests for measles were ordered by the attending physician. Results confirm no measles present.
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Public Health Restructuring

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The Grey Bruce Health Unit will join with Perth District and Huron County Health Units as part of the restructuring of public health, as identified in the 2019 provincial budget. By April 1, 2020, a new, as yet un-named, regional public health entity will be formed comprised of Grey, Bruce, Huron, and Perth Counties governed by an autonomous board of health.
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Community action is needed to support all children to learn the basic motor skills necessary for school readiness. Measures of developmental health show children in Grey Bruce are vulnerable in areas of physical health and well-being, including fine and gross motor skills. Vulnerable means children are at risk of encountering difficulties in school and beyond.
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Public Assistance Request Dog Bite

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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 in Sauble Beach on the evening of Sunday, May 12, 2019. The incident occurred at the victim’s residence on Sauble Falls Road. The victim approached a silver, quad cab, Chevy truck that parked in his laneway to inquire if everything was alright. He was bitten by a large, mixed breed dog, grey and white in colour. The male driver immediately drove away. There ...
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Immunization Coverage in Grey Bruce

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Grey Bruce has high immunization coverage rates according to the Immunization Coverage Report for School Pupils in Ontario: 2017-18 School Year released today. High immunization rates are essential to prevent outbreaks of diseases such as measles and meningitis.
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