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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. 

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Smoke is smoke - limit your exposure to it
Public Health celebrates National Non-Smoking Week with a reminder about the dangers of smoking, whether it's tobacco, cannabis or a hookah pipe. More.

Dog biting in Tillsonburg
Oxford County Public Health is investigating a dog biting incident that took place in Tillsonburg, on Thursday January 11. Read the news release for full details.

Elgin St. Thomas and Oxford County boards approve next steps in health unit merger
The proposed Oxford Elgin St. Thomas Health Unit will serve approximately 204,000 residents in southwestern Ontario. Learn more about the proposed merger. 

Oxford County Paramedic Services wins AED for community
Oxford County Paramedic Services has won an AED (automated external defibrillator) and cabinet for our community with its video entry in AED4Life’s holiday video contest. Oxford’s video, shot at the Mill Street Base Station, features paramedic Christmas elves working (and dancing) away while highlighting some of their services that help keep our community healthy and safe. View the winning video entry.

Public Health confirms first cases of Influenza in Oxford
Oxford County Public Health has received laboratory confirmation that the flu virus has arrived in Oxford County. Two adults have tested positive for the virus and are currently receiving treatment in the hospital. Read more.

Public Health Advisory: Carfentanil in Oxford County
Woodstock Police have confirmed the presence of the synthetic opioid carfentanil in Oxford County. Carfentanil is extremely dangerous and may be added to street drugs without anyoneknowing it. Here's what you need to know about carfentanil.

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