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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. 

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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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.