News Releases

News Releases

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Apr

2023

Public assistance request - dog bite - Meaford

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 April 15, 2023, in Meaford.

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17

Apr

2023

Public Health reminds Grey-Bruce residents to prevent tick bites, protect against Lyme disease

With the return of warmer weather, Grey Bruce Public Health is reminding people to take steps to prevent tick bites and protect themselves from Lyme disease while enjoying the outdoors.

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17

Apr

2023

Public assistance request - dog bite - Markdale

Grey Bruce Public Health is seeking the public’s assistance in finding the owner of a medium-sized black dog that was involved in a biting incident on April 16, 2023, in Markdale.

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4

Apr

2023

GBPH issues alert about toxic drug supply following multiple overdoses

Grey Bruce Public Health is reporting an alarming spike in recent drug poisonings, highlighting concerns about the toxicity of the local unregulated drug supply.

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23

Mar

2023

Public Health issues alert following two recent fatal overdoses in Grey-Bruce

Grey Bruce Public Health is warning people who use unregulated street drugs that they are at significant risk of experiencing an overdose/poisoning due to the local supply containing potentially toxic substances, including the highly potent opioid fentanyl.

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20

Mar

2023

Vision screening starting this month for SK students at Bluewater District School Board schools

Grey Bruce Public Health, in collaboration with Lions Club volunteers, will begin conducting publicly funded vision screenings at Bluewater District School Board schools this month, after successfully launching the in-school program at Bruce Grey Catholic District School Board schools in the fall.

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8

Mar

2023

Grey Bruce Public Health looking to ensure full and permanent coverage for well water testing service

Grey Bruce Public Health will be consulting with municipalities, businesses, and other partners to develop a local plan aimed at ensuring all Grey-Bruce residents have equitable, convenient access to Public Health Ontario’s free well water testing service.

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1

Mar

2023

GBPH marking National Nutrition Month in March

March is Nutrition Month in Canada. To mark this annual occasion, Grey Bruce Public Health is shining a spotlight on both the important work Registered Dietitians do in the community and at GBPH and the potential of food to enhance lives and improve health.

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27

Feb

2023

GBPH reporting three overdoses, including one fatal overdose, in recent days

Grey Bruce Public Health is issuing an alert after receiving reports of three drug overdoses/poisonings, including one fatal overdose, that occurred within a 48-hour period.

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13

Feb

2023

Public Assistance Request – Dog Scratch – Owen Sound

Grey Bruce Public Health is seeking the public’s help in finding the owner of a dog that was involved in a scratching incident on Feb. 10, 2023, in Owen Sound.

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