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A cold alert is in effect. Visit the extreme weather section or watch for updates at http://Twitter.com/oxfordcounty
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If something touches on the health and safety of the people who live here, there’s a good chance it touches on our programming. Through our programs in prevention, protection and emergency response, we work to keep the people in Oxford’s communities healthy and safe. 

Oxford County Public Health is your local public health unit, offering programs that promote healthy lifestyles and that aim to prevent illness and disease in our community.

Oxford County EMS (Emergency Medical Services) is your local paramedic services (ambulance), providing 24-hour emergency and non-emergency pre-hospital care.

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Cold weather alert for February 12 - 15
Bitterly cold temperatures will make for a frigid start to the Family Day weekend. Read more about the cold weather alert.

Closed on Family Day
Oxford County Public Health will be closed on Monday, February 15 in recognition of Family Day. We will be back open under normal operating hours on Tuesday, Feb. 16.


NutriSTEP volunteers needed 
Oxford County Public Health is seeking volunteers for NutriSTEP, a nutrition screening program that assesses eating habits among preschoolers. Volunteers will work alongside Registered Dietitians to assist parents as they complete the NutriSTEP questionnaire. For details, visit the Nutrition screening page


Raccoon rabies in Hamilton area 
Rabies has been found in the raccoon population in Hamilton. Remember to supervise pets, vaccinate  pets against rabies, and avoid contact with wildlife. More info about rabies


Bringing services for new parents closer to home
Public Health changing services to offer support to parents in more areas of the County. Follow us on Facebook to find out when we will be in your community. | Find an Ask a Nurse Clinic in your area.


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