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.

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Community Concussion Forum

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In response to the significant rate of concussion injuries in the region, the Grey Bruce Health Unit is hosting a public forum to look at issue related to concussion injuries. In 2016, there were 503 emergency room (ER) visits due to concussions for every 100,000 Grey Bruce residents. This is the second-highest rate in the province, and twice as high as the provincial rate. Among youth under 20 years of age, the local rate of concussion-related ER visits is the highest in the province.
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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 Durham. On Monday, September 17, 2018, at approximately 9:00 p.m., a woman was bitten by a medium, dark brown, shorthaired, dog, possibly a Border Collie or Border Collie mix.
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Weeding out the Myths

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On October 17, Canada legalizes cannabis. To help parents, grandparents and other caregivers learn the facts about cannabis, the Community Drug and Alcohol Strategy is holding a number of community-based education sessions across Grey Bruce.
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Campaign “Attacks” Medication Misuse

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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 medication at the Rexall Pharma Plus in downtown Owen Sound from September 24 - 30. Everyone who drops off medication will receive a voucher for a free ticket, while supplies last, for any Wednesday evening Owen Sound Attack regular season game.
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A new resource explores community engagement as it applies to low income tenants living in county-owned rent-geared-to-income neighbourhoods. Spotlight on Grey Bruce: Community Building for Families highlights collaborative efforts and achievements as part of the community engagement process. The successes, challenges and lessons learned from local initiatives involving rent-geared-to-income neighbourhoods in Grey and Bruce Counties are highlighted.
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