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Supporting Breastfeeding in Grey Bruce

As October 1-7 marks Canada’s World Breastfeeding Week, we want to share with the community regional efforts to support breastfeeding. On September 15, the Hanover Family Health Team and the Hanover ...

Tell Us Your Breastfeeding Story

The Grey Bruce Health Unit wants to hear your story about breastfeeding – your success, your struggles, if you did or didn’t breastfeed and the support/reaction from family, friends and community.

Public Assistance Request Dog Bite

The Grey Bruce Health Unit is seeking assistance from the public in finding the owner of a dog involved in a biting incident that occurred around the 1800 block of 9th Avenue East in Owen Sound.

Shingles Vaccine Free for Seniors

Starting today, shingles vaccine will be provided free of charge to eligible Ontario seniors. The shingles vaccine, Zostavax, will be available for seniors aged 65-70 years through their health care p...

FASD Local Resource Launch

A new resource with key information about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and local links to support for people affected by FASD was launched today.

Blue-Green Algae Toxins Confirmed in Lake Rosalind

Results from blue-green algae samples taken from Lake Rosalind and Marl Lake on August 22 by the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change tested positive for the presence of mycrocystins (toxins...

Do Not Use Water Advisory Remains in Effect for Lake Rosalind

Public Health continues to advise residents of Lake Rosalind and Marl Lake not to use the water for swimming or as a source of water for drinking, cooking, bathing or showering due to the presence of ...

Beach Management

The Grey Bruce Health Unit is expanding the focus of its Beach Management program in 2016 to bring attention to a broader range of safety issues