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OPSEU-Board of Health Ratify Contract Agreement

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The Board of Health for the Grey Bruce Health Unit is pleased to announce both the Board and union members have voted in favour of an agreement reached in the recent contract negotiations with the Ontario Public Service Employees Union Local 276 – Support.
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Check-It! Online Disclosure has Expanded

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The Grey Bruce Health Unit has expanded its Check It! online disclosure system to include food premises, pools, hot tubs, personal service settings, children’s recreational camps, small drinking water systems and tanning facilities. Operators are required to post a card informing the public that inspection results are available through Check It! Look for the Check It! sign.
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The Cost of Eating Well – Food Insecurity

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Canada’s Food Price Report 2019 is bringing a lump of coal to Canadians this Christmas. The recently released report predicts price increases next year in every food category except meat and seafood. The average Canadian family is expected to spend an extra $411 on food in 2019.
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Flu arrives in Grey Bruce

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On Sunday, November 18, the Grey Bruce Health Unit received lab confirmation of the first influenza (flu) case in Grey Bruce; an Owen Sound resident tested positive for Influenza A.
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The international “No smoking” and “No Vaping” symbols are required to be posted in any area where smoking/vaping is not permitted. Signs are available for pick up at Public Health or your local municipal office. There is no fee for the signs. Anyone who owns or occupies a place where smoking/vaping is not permitted are required to ensure the signs are properly posted.
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