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Public Health & Emergency Services


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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Reminder to parents regarding new immunization reporting requirements for school-age children

Changes to Immunization of School Pupils Act helps keep school-age chnidlren healthy and safe. More


When it comes to alcohol during pregnancy "Zero Matters"  
Oxford County Public Health marks International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day on Tuesday, September 9. What all expectant mothers should know.  

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.

Home visiting program for new moms

Every new mom in Oxford County is entitled to a home visit. We'll call you, or you can call us at 519-539-9800, ext. 3473. More