News Releases

News Releases

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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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3

Oct

2023

Mosquitoes in Grey-Bruce test positive for West Nile Virus

Grey Bruce Public Health is encouraging residents to continue taking steps this fall to prevent insect bites after mosquitoes collected from a trap in southern Bruce County tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV).

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29

Sep

2023

GBPH honouring National Day for Truth & Reconciliation

Grey Bruce Public Health will join its Indigenous partners, local communities, organizations, and residents on Sept. 30, 2023, in commemorating the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

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25

Sep

2023

Grey Bruce Public Health leads collaborative project on preventing substance use among youth

Grey Bruce Public Health has led a Locally Driven Collaborative Project (LDCP), aimed at identifying and enhancing evidence-based strategies for preventing substance use and related harms among Ontario youth.

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25

Sep

2023

Public assistance request – dog bite – Saugeen Shores

Grey Bruce Public Health is seeking the public’s help in locating the owner of a dog that was involved in a biting incident in Southampton on Sept. 23, 2023.

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