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Heat warning
An extended heat warning is in effect. Visit the extreme weather section or watch for updates at http://Twitter.com/oxfordcounty
Make a healthy splash
Practice good personal hygiene to help keep public pools and recreational water facilities clean.
Smoke Free Movie Night
What the Health's annual Smoke Free Movie Night returns! This year's showing is The Jungle Book.
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.
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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 Paramedic Services is your local paramedic services (ambulance), providing 24-hour emergency and non-emergency pre-hospital care.

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Extended heat warning for July 21-24
Environment Canada is forecasting daytime high temperatures of 32oC - 33oC Thursday through Saturday, along with humidex values approaching 40oC all three days. Read the release.


Enjoy summer events smoke free

Public Health is reminding residents of the rules that prohibit smoking at fairs, festivals and other community events. Playgrounds, sports fields, restaurant and bar patios are also smoke-free areas. Learn more about the Smoke-Free Ontario Act

Make a healthy splash
Practice good personal hygiene to help keep public pools and recreational water facilities clean. Do your part so swimming stays a healthy and fun summer activity. Read the news release.


Volunteers needed for Smoke Free Movie Night
What the Health? is looking for volunteers between 14-24 years of age to help with Smoke Free Movie Night. Email wth@oxfordcounty.ca to let us know if you’re interested. See the Facebook page for information and training dates.


Beach water quality testing
Oxford County Public Health conducts water quality testing at public beaches from June through Labour Day. Visit our beach water quality page for the latest results.



Visit the newsroom for more Public Health news releases