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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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News

New steps towards a smoke-free Ontario
Updated provincial smoking rules


Paramedic Services hosts public open house
A chance to meet local paramedics and take a tour of the Mill St. station is coming up on Saturday, May 23 from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.More details.


Take precautions to prevent tick bites

As warm weather arrives, ticks have emerged once again. Find out how to avoid bites from ticks, who are known to carry Lyme disease. News release

 

Relaunching the Million Kilometre Challenge

Oxford County's Cycling Advisory Committee hosted a community bike ride in Ingersoll on Monday, May 4 in support of the “Million Kilometre Challenge” and Oxford County’s ongoing “Share the Road” program. Read more

 

Avian flu confirmed in Oxford County

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic H5N2 virus on a turkey farm near Woodstock on April 6.