Two more parts of Grey-Bruce are now considered estimated risk areas for Lyme disease due to the discovery of blacklegged ticks, which can carry the bacteria that causes the relatively rare vector-borne illness.
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Grey Bruce Public Health is seeking the public’s assistance in finding the owner of a dog that was involved in a biting incident on May 10, 2023, in Southampton.
Grey Bruce Public Health will be joining residents, businesses, organizations, and municipalities around the world in celebrating Earth Day on April 22, 2023.
Grey Bruce Public Health is seeking the public’s help in finding the owner of a dog that was involved in a biting incident on April 15, 2023, in Meaford.
With the return of warmer weather, Grey Bruce Public Health is reminding people to take steps to prevent tick bites and protect themselves from Lyme disease while enjoying the outdoors.
Grey Bruce Public Health is seeking the public’s assistance in finding the owner of a medium-sized black dog that was involved in a biting incident on April 16, 2023, in Markdale.
Grey Bruce Public Health is reporting an alarming spike in recent drug poisonings, highlighting concerns about the toxicity of the local unregulated drug supply.
Grey Bruce Public Health is warning people who use unregulated street drugs that they are at significant risk of experiencing an overdose/poisoning due to the local supply containing potentially toxic substances, including the highly potent opioid fentanyl.
Grey Bruce Public Health, in collaboration with Lions Club volunteers, will begin conducting publicly funded vision screenings at Bluewater District School Board schools this month, after successfully launching the in-school program at Bruce Grey Catholic District School Board schools in the fall.
Grey Bruce Public Health will be consulting with municipalities, businesses, and other partners to develop a local plan aimed at ensuring all Grey-Bruce residents have equitable, convenient access to Public Health Ontario’s free well water testing service.
For media inquiries, please call 519-376-9420 ext. 1315 or email Communications@publichealthgreybruce.on.ca
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