News Releases

News Releases

13

Feb

2024

Grey Bruce Public Health releases report on food affordability

A new Grey Bruce Public Health report highlights the struggles many Grey-Bruce families and individuals are facing to afford basic living expenses, such as sufficient food and rent, as incomes and social assistance rates fail to keep pace with escalating costs.

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7

Feb

2024

GBPH issues community alert following six suspected drug overdoses in recent days

Grey Bruce Public Health is issuing an alert to the community, including people who use substances and community partners, after receiving reports of six suspected opioid-related overdoses, including two fatal overdoses, over a recent six-day period.

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2

Feb

2024

Public Assistance Request – Dog Bite – Kincardine

Grey Bruce Public Health is requesting the public’s assistance in locating the owner of a dog that was involved in a biting incident in the Municipality of Kincardine on Feb. 1, 2024.

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12

Jan

2024

Public Assistance Request – Dog Bite – Grey Highlands

Grey Bruce Public Health is requesting the public’s help in locating the owner of a dog that was involved in a biting incident in Grey Highlands on Jan. 6, 2024.

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12

Jan

2024

Increased Influenza A activity prompts GBPH to remind residents to get the flu shot

Elevated Influenza A activity has prompted Grey Bruce Public Health to underscore the importance of receiving the flu vaccine.

Surveillance data indicates a surge in Influenza A cases at both local and provincial levels, leading GBPH to remind residents that there is still time to protect themselves from the respiratory virus by getting this year’s publicly funded flu vaccine.

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15

Dec

2023

Well water testing service operating on modified schedule this holiday season

Grey-Bruce residents can still access Public Health Ontario’s complimentary Well Water Testing Program this holiday season, but there will be some changes to the local sample drop-off/pick-up service schedule.

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11

Dec

2023

GBPH, local police raising overdose awareness this holiday season

Grey Bruce Public Health is partnering with local OPP detachments and municipal police services this holiday season to distribute potentially life-saving information on recognizing and responding to an opioid overdose/poisoning.

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4

Dec

2023

Public Assistance Request – Dog Bite – Grey Highlands

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 Sunday, Dec. 3, 2023, in the town of Priceville.

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27

Nov

2023

Attacking Medication Misuse campaign a success

Grey Bruce Public Health is pleased to announce that its “Attacking Medication Misuse” campaign was a major win.

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23

Nov

2023

GBPH sharing strategies, resources to mark Fall Prevention Month in November

As November is Fall Prevention Month in Canada, Grey Bruce Public Health is working to raise awareness about the prevalence and potential impacts of falls across the lifespan and sharing fall prevention strategies.

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