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Health Inspect Oxford.ca
Now search for health inspection reports on salons, tattoo parlours, piercing studios and public swimming pools.
Health Information Advisory
An annual reminder has been issued on fluoride and sodium in some drinking water systems
Instructions not included. Woman with pregnant bel
Pregnant? Instructions aren’t included with a positive pregnancy test, but we're here to help. Ask a nurse a question or arrange a home visit.
LGBTQ Peoples' Experiences in Oxford County
summarizes the experiences and needs related to the health and well-being of the LGBTQ community in Oxford.
Rethink your Drinking
When it comes to alcohol consumption, do you really know how much you are drinking?
That's where we can help.
We can provide answers about your new baby in the comfort of your home. Call us today.
Join What the Health?
A new Health Action Team is being assembled across Oxford County for youth and young adults between the ages 14 to 24.
Parents-to-be can now take a prenatal course that fits their schedule from the comfort of their home. Click for info and registration.
Children See. Children Learn.
Parenting can be stressful. Find ways to help you handle every day challenges with your young child.

Pregnancy & baby care Quit Smoking Dental and oral health

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 Paramedic Services is your local paramedic services (ambulance), providing 24-hour emergency and non-emergency pre-hospital care.


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Community Dental Services holiday closure
The Community Dental Services office will be closed for the holidays, starting on Friday, December 22 and will reopen on Wednesday, January 3 at 8:30 a.m.

Health Canada Advisory: Alesse 21 and 28 
If you use Alesse 21 or Alesse 28 birth control, Health Canada is adivising you to watch for broken or smaller-than-normal pills. Check your medication and if you find an unusual tablet, return it to the place you got it for a replacement package. Do not stop taking your birth control as this may result in pregnancy. More.

New inspection reports on Health Inspect Oxford
Consumers can now search for health inspection reports on personal service settings, like salons, tattoo parlours and piercing studios along with recreational water facilities including public swimming pools. Visit HealthInspectOxford.ca 

Naloxone Distribution Program expansion
Four local agencies have received training to distribute Naloxone kits and train their staff and community members on recognizing an overdose and administering Naloxone to try and save a life, in the event of an opioid overdose. Read the news release for more information

Health Information Advisory - fluoride and sodium in drinking water systems
Oxford County Public Health is issuing an annual reminder to residents about levels of fluoride and sodium in some of the County's municipal drinking water systems. Read the news release for details.

Elgin St. Thomas and Oxford County health units announce intent to merge
If approved, the health units will transition to a single new public health unit serving the communities of Oxford, Elgin and St. Thomas. Find out more.

Visit the newsroom for more Public Health news releases