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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 Paramedic Services is your local paramedic services (ambulance), providing 24-hour emergency and non-emergency pre-hospital care.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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News

Dog biting incident in Ingersoll
Oxford County Public Health is looking for the public's help in identifying a dog that bit an 11 year old boy in Ingersoll on Saturday, February 11. Read the news release for full details.

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.

Travelling south? Protect yourself against the Zika virus
Do you have a tropical getaway booked for this winter? Travellers going South this winter should take extra precautions to protect themselves against the Zika virus, especially pregnant women or those looking to become pregnant. To learn more, contact Public Health to speak with a public health professional, or visit Healthy Canadians to view detailed information about the virus and travel health notices.

Calories on menus
As part of the Healthy Menu Choices Act, all food-service chains with 20 or more locations in Ontario must now post the number of calories in the food and drink items they sell. Learn more.
 

   

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