The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, has released A Plan to Safely Reopen Ontario and Manage COVID-19 for the Long-Term, which outlines the province’s gradual approach to lifting remaining public health and workplace safety measures by March 2022. - For Details please visit: Ontario Releases Plan to Safely Reopen Ontario and Manage COVID-19 for the Long-Term. The Grey Bruce Health Unit will provide any local information regarding this announcement as available.

* Vaccine Information and Clinic Schedule

* Children, Youth and COVID-19 Vaccines                        

* Third Dose Vaccine Rollout in Grey Bruce for Certain Immunocompromised Patients

* Proof of Vaccination in Select Settings

Electronic/Printable Vaccine Receipt

* Ontario is currently in Step Three of the Roadmap to Reopen

* Sexual health clinics are closed temporarily. If you need birth control prescriptions or STI testing, go to nearest emergency room. For condoms, visit our office during regular hours.

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Wouldurather contest for 18-29 year olds

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The Grey Bruce Health Unit is launching "wouldurather". Smokers 18 to 29 years can enter to quit, cut back by half, or commit to stay away from smoking in certain social settings. Non-smokers and ex-smokers can also enter the contest to commit to continuing their smoke-free lifestyle. Contestants can receive support emails, add a personal support crew, access 8-weeks of free nicotine patch or gum, and get proactive support calls or texts from Smokers Helpline. There are more than $10,0...
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Grey Bruce Health Unit is looking to hire teen shoppers

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Teens between the ages of 15 and 18 are being hired to visit stores to see if they can buy tobacco and electronic cigarette products. Working with Tobacco Education and Enforcement Officers, the youth will visit retailers across Grey Bruce. In Ontario, tobacco and electronic cigarettes cannot be sold to anyone under the age of 19.
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Fighting food insecurity

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Each year Public Health units use a survey tool, called the Nutritious Food Basket, to measure the cost of basic healthy eating in their local area. The 2017 results for Grey Bruce show that the average cost of feeding a family of four is $203.61 per week or $882.00 per month ($10,584.00 per year).
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Medication return blitz December 13 to 20

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The community is invited to clean out their medicine cabinets and drop off old or unused prescription and over-the-counter medications at various participating pharmacies across Grey and Bruce between December 13 and 20.
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For many smokers the cost of nicotine replacement products can be a barrier to quitting. The STOP (Smoking Treatment for Ontario Patients) Program workshop offers eligible participants in Grey and Bruce Counties five weeks of cost-free nicotine replacement therapy and smoking cessation information to help them in their quit attempt.
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