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Overdose Alert: Carfentanil detected in Waterloo Region

Health Canada has confirmed the presence of carfentanil in green counterfeit pills stamped ‘CDN’ and ‘80’ found in Waterloo Region. Carfentanil is 10,000 times more toxic than morphine. It cannot ...

Blue-Green Algae Advisory Rescinded for Marl Lake and Lake Rosalind

The Grey Bruce Health Unit has rescinded its advisory on Lake Rosalind and Marl Lake based on results of samples taken on November 24, 2016 by the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change.

Grey Bruce Health Unit is looking to hire teen shoppers

Teens between the ages of 15 and 18 are being hired to visit stores to see if they can buy tobacco and electronic cigarette products. Working with Tobacco Education and Enforcement Officers, the youth...

Board of Health supports plain and standardized tobacco packaging

The Board of Health for the Grey Bruce Health Unit supports the Government of Canada implement plain and standardized tobacco product packaging.

Influenza Arrives in Grey Bruce

On Friday, November 11, the Grey Bruce Health Unit received laboratory results confirming Influenza A (H3) in a Grey County resident. Area health care practitioners are being notified.

The Lucknow Good Food Box Welcomes New Coordinator

The Good Food Box returns to Lucknow with a new Volunteer Coordinator, Megan Cohoon. The volunteer coordinator acts as a local contact, organizes orders and works with volunteers to pack boxes on pick...

Recreation Spaces Food and Drink Survey Results

Eighty-eight per cent of local survey respondents would like to see more healthy food and drink options in Grey Bruce recreation spaces such as arenas, ball diamonds, community centres and sports fiel...

Food Insecurity is a BIG problem

Year after year, data from the Nutritious Food Basket clearly shows that low income households do not have enough money to cover the basic costs of living. This year is no different. Results for 2016 ...