News Releases

News Releases

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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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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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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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31

Oct

2023

Latest COVID-19, flu vaccines now available to everyone aged six months and up

Grey Bruce Public Health is encouraging residents to get a publicly funded COVID-19 vaccine and flu shot as soon as possible this respiratory illness season.

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4

Oct

2023

GBPH announces first flu case of the season

Grey Bruce Public Health is reporting the area’s first laboratory-confirmed flu case of the 2023-24 respiratory illness season.

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4

Oct

2023

GBPH reporting series of drug overdoses in recent days

Grey Bruce Public Health is issuing an alert after receiving reports of four drug overdoses, including a probable fentanyl-related death, within the past five days.

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3

Oct

2023

GBPH launching new service to ensure equitable access to well water testing program

Grey Bruce Public Health is pleased to announce that it will launch on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2023, a locally developed service that will ensure all Grey-Bruce residents have equitable, timely access to Public Health Ontario’s free well water testing program.

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