News Releases

News Releases

17

Jul

2024

Public Assistance Request – Dog Bite – Saugeen Shores

Grey Bruce Public Health is requesting the public’s help in identifying the owner of a dog that was involved in a biting incident on Tuesday, July 16, 2024, in Saugeen Shores.

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8

Jul

2024

GBPH notified of one fatal, three non-fatal drug poisonings over past 5 days

Grey Bruce Public Health has issued an Opioid Alert to community partners after receiving notification of one fatal and three non-fatal drug poisonings in the area over the past five days.

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24

Jun

2024

GBPH notified of 2 opioid overdoses, including one fatal overdose, over past 2 days

Grey Bruce Public Health is advising people who use unregulated street drugs to exercise extreme caution with each dose and follow critical harm reduction recommendations after receiving reports of two suspected opioid overdoses, including one fatality, in the area.

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21

Jun

2024

Public Health raising awareness about preventing dog bites, negative interactions with wildlife

As the summer weather draws more people outdoors and the busy tourism season approaches, Grey Bruce Public Health is reminding people to always enjoy wildlife from a distance and exercise caution with unfamiliar dogs.

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17

Jun

2024

GBPH advising people to protect against heat-related illnesses during prolonged heat event

With the Grey-Bruce area expected to experience a prolonged heat event for much of this week, Grey Bruce Public Health is urging residents and visitors to take steps to safeguard their health and prevent potential heat-related illnesses.

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11

Jun

2024

GBPH notified of 15 opioid overdoses, including one fatal overdose, over past 10 days

Grey Bruce Public Health is advising people who use unregulated street drugs to exercise extreme caution with each dose and follow critical harm reduction recommendations after receiving reports of additional suspected opioid overdoses, including one fatality, in the area.

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6

Jun

2024

GBPH issues drug poisoning alert following series of overdoses

Fentanyl is the substance believed to be responsible for five of seven non-fatal drug overdoses that occurred in Grey-Bruce in the first five days of June and prompted Grey Bruce Public Health to issue a pair of overdose alerts to the community.

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30

May

2024

Additional ‘Blacklegged Tick Established Risk Area’ identified in Grey-Bruce following 2023 surveillance

Grey Bruce Public Health encourages residents and visitors to take steps to prevent tick bites while outdoors, particularly in locations where ticks typically live, such as in or near wooded or bushy areas, tall grass, or piles of leaves.

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28

May

2024

Public Assistance Request – Dog Bite – Owen Sound

Grey Bruce Public Health is requesting the public’s help in locating the owner of a dog involved in a biting incident that took place Saturday, May 25, 2024, on Owen Sound’s east side.

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22

May

2024

Public Assistance Request – Dog Bite – Kincardine

Grey Bruce Public Health is requesting the public’s help in locating the owner of a dog that was involved in a biting incident on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, in Kincardine.

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