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Health Unit wants to hear your quitting stories

Have you successfully quit smoking? We want to hear your story! We want to know about “your quit moment” – the moment that you realized it was time to quit.

wouldurather… Tobacco Contest for Young Adults

In partnership with Leave The Pack Behind, the Grey Bruce Health Unit is promoting the six-week wouldurather… contest for young adults aged 18-29. Participants have the chance to win grand prizes wor...

Local Veterinarians Recognized for Lyme Disease Tick Surveillance

The Grey Bruce Health Unit is acknowledging, with thanks, the help from local veterinary clinics to support increased tick surveillance related to Lyme disease.

Rethink Your Drinking

As we get into the holiday season, the Grey Bruce Health Unit hopes you’ll Rethink Your Drinking. Almost 25% of Grey Bruce residents age 12 and over are heavy drinkers, defined as having five or more...

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Blue-Green Algae Advisory Rescinded for Marl Lake and Lake Rosalind

The Grey Bruce Health Unit has rescinded its advisory on Lake Rosalind and Marl Lake based on results of samples taken on November 24, 2016 by the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change.

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.