Live healthier in 2015
Looking to live a healthier lifestyle in the New Year? Oxford County Public Health is offering classes to help you learn healthy approaches to weight loss without dieting. Weight management
What type of smoker are you? There's a contest for that!
Wouldurather contest encourages young adults to cut back or quit smoking for a chance to win cash. News release | Contest website
Public Health reporting four confirmed cases of influenza A H3N2 (Dec 16)
With four confirmed cases of the flu in Oxford County, many more cases are likely to be in the community. This strain of the flu can present serious health risks for seniors, causing health complications or death. More
Get your flu shot by appointment
Community flu shot clinics have ended for 2014. However, if you have not received a flu shot yet, you can still receive one from your family doctor, health professional, participating pharmacy or at the health unit immunization clinic on Tuesday afternoon by appointment. Call 519-539-9800 ext. 3490. Use the Flu Shot Locator to find a participating pharmacy, or call 211.
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.