Prenatal Health Fair on Monday, Oct. 20
If you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy, the Oxford County Prenatal Health Fair is a must-attend event. Connect with health professionals, local retailers and service providers. Monday, October 20, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at Cowan Park in Woodstock. More.
You're invited to our Concussion Awareness & Management discussion
On Nov. 18, listen to Dr. Tator discuss concussion prevention, signs & symptoms, and more!
Fall STOP Program workshops for smokers who wish to quit
Oxford County residents to receive free medication to help them quit smoking. More.
Public Health notifies public of loss of notebook containing personal health information
Public Health is checking health records and on-call phone logs to identify clients whose health information was reported after hours, and whose privacy may have been compromised, after the loss of a notebook. More
Free mobile dental clinic is coming to Tillsonburg this Fall
No dental insurance? No problem! The mobile dental clinic is coming to Tillsonburg four dates this fall.
Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68)
The Public Health Agency of Canada is aware of clusters of mild and severe respiratory illness in children in several provinces in Canada, including Ontario. Some of the cases have been confirmed as the Enterovirus D68 strain, which is related to the common cold. If you have questions or concerns about EV-D68, please call Oxford County Public Health at 519-539-9800 ext. 3500.
Ebola virus disease (EVD)
Ebola virus is a severe disease affecting the body’s vascular system that can lead to internal bleeding and organ failure. There is currently an outbreak of EVD in West Africa and Canadians are being urged to avoid all non-essential travel to affected areas. There have not been any cases of Ebola in Canada and the risk to Ontarians is low. Visit Public Health Ontario to learn more about the Ebola virus.