News Releases

News Releases

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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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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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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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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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14

Nov

2023

GBPH launches campaign to 'attack' medication misuse

Starting Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023, Grey-Bruce residents who clean out their medicine cabinets and bring their old and no-longer-needed prescription and over-the-counter medication to Rexall Pharma Plus at 963 2nd Ave. E. will receive a voucher for two free tickets to any regular season Owen Sound Attack Wednesday night home game.

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9

Nov

2023

Public Health encourages Grey-Bruce residents to test their homes for radon

During Radon Action Month in November, Grey Bruce Public Health is encouraging residents to test their home for radon and learn about the potential health effects of radon exposure and ways to prevent or reduce exposure.

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