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New smoking rules
As of January 1, there are new smoking rules in Ontario. Find out where you can and cannot smoke and how to plan for a smoke-free event.
Don't poop in the pool
Practice good personal hygiene to prevent illness while swimming this summer.
Protect yourself this summer
When enjoying the outdoors this summer, protect yourself from mosquito and tick bites.
1 Million kilometre Challenge
Ride your bike, log your kms!
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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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Don't poop in the pool

Practice good personal hygiene to prevent illness while swimming this summer. News release | Video: Don't poop in the pool


Free car seat check in Tillsonburg
Public Health is hosting a car seat check on July 6 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Tillsonburg Firehall.


Ditch the itch, starve mosquitoes
Protect yourself from mosquitoes to avoid bites, West Nile Virus this spring/summer.

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


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.