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Get the shot, not the flu
Free community flu shot clinics run from October 27 - November 12. Click to find one in your area.
Register for the STOP program
Receive free nicotine replacement therapy and education at one of four sessions being held in Woodstock and Tillsonburg.
October is International Walk to School month. Get more students to walk or wheel to school.
Let's Grow is now online
Parents can sign up for our free email newsletter, Let’s Grow Online, to find support online.
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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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Free community flu shot clinics start Monday, Oct. 27

Get your flu shot early and protect yourself and your loved ones from the flu. Clinics run for three weeks in locations across Oxford County. Click for full clinic schedule.

Oxford County EMS receives funding for community paramedicine

The County’s emergency medical services is one of 30 centres in Ontario approved for the program.


You're invited to our Concussion Awareness & Management discussion

On Nov. 18, listen to Dr. Tator discuss concussion prevention, signs & symptoms, and more!

Students to take "The Big Crunch"

An estimated 17,000 students in all 42 schools in Oxford County will be biting into an apple on Thursday, October 23 to promote healthy snacking. More.

Fall STOP Program workshops for smokers who wish to quit

Oxford County residents to receive free medication to help them quit smoking. 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.