News Releases

News Releases

15

Mar

2024

GBPH encourages residents to test their well water this spring

Grey Bruce Public Health is reminding residents that spring is an ideal time to test well water.

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8

Mar

2024

Public Assistance Request – Dog Bite – Brockton

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 Wednesday, March 6, 2024, in Brockton.

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5

Mar

2024

Public Health issues opioid alert following multiple drug overdoses within 24 hours

Grey Bruce Public Health is urging people who use unregulated street drugs to exercise extreme caution with every dose after receiving reports of multiple suspected opioid-related overdoses/poisonings within a 24-hour period.

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4

Mar

2024

Public Assistance Request – Dog Bite – Owen Sound

Grey Bruce Public Health is asking for the public’s help in identifying the owner of a dog that was involved in a biting incident on March 3, 2024, at the dog park on 1st Avenue East in Owen Sound.

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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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