News Releases

News Releases

5

Sep

2023

GBPH issues alerts following multiple drug overdoses in Grey-Bruce

Grey Bruce Public Health has issued Opioid Alerts in response to a series of recent drug overdoses/poisonings – the majority of which occurred in Owen Sound.

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5

Sep

2023

Grey-Bruce residents advised to take precautions during Extreme Heat event

Grey Bruce Public Health is urging residents to take steps to protect against high outdoor temperatures and prevent heat-related illnesses after Environment & Climate Change Canada (ECCC) issued a Heat Warning for Grey-Bruce.

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5

Sep

2023

Public assistance request – dog bite – Saugeen Shores

Grey Bruce Public Health is seeking the public’s help in identifying the owner of a dog that was involved in a biting incident on Sept. 1, 2023, in Southampton.

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28

Aug

2023

Community gatherings planned to mark International Overdose Awareness Day

Several community gatherings are set to take place in Grey-Bruce on Aug. 31, 2023, in recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day.

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18

Aug

2023

Public assistance request – dog bite – Chesley

Grey Bruce Public Health is seeking the public’s assistance in finding the owner of a medium-sized dog that was involved in a biting incident on Aug. 17, 2023, on Chesley’s main street.

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3

Aug

2023

GBPH continuing to offer clinics to support students in getting up to date on routine vaccines

Grey Bruce Public Health is continuing its dedicated efforts to ensure all students are up to date on routine, publicly funded vaccines.

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3

Aug

2023

Crow found in area tests positive for West Nile Virus

Grey Bruce Public Health has received confirmation that a crow, found deceased in Grey-Bruce, has tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV)

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10

Jul

2023

GBPH reminds residents that smoking, vaping prohibited near sports fields, playgrounds, rec centres

With summer well underway and the outdoor sports season in full swing, Grey Bruce Public Health would like to remind residents about the laws regarding smoking and vaping. It is important to know that both smoking and vaping are strictly prohibited on or near sports fields, playgrounds, or skateparks.

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30

Jun

2023

Air Quality Health Index forecasted to remain at Moderate for Grey-Bruce into Saturday

Grey Bruce Public Health is advising residents to continue to monitor local air quality forecasts and alerts, along with associated public health recommendations, as smoke plumes from forest fires in northeastern Ontario and Quebec are expected to return to the area.

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29

Jun

2023

Public Health advising people to enjoy wildlife from a distance

Grey-Bruce, known for its diverse flora and fauna, offers wonderful opportunities to observe various species of wildlife. This includes wild animals that may look cute and fuzzy and seem friendly and harmless. However, it is important to heed the advice of Grey Bruce Public Health to ensure everyone’s well-being.

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