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

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World Maternal Mental Health Week 
On Wednesday, May 4, Oxford County Public Health will mark the first ever World Maternal Mental Health Day. The event aims to increase awareness about postpartum mood disorder (PPMD), which impacts as many as 1 in 5 new mothers. More information.


Do you remember the last big one?
May 1-7 is Emergency Preparedness Week across Canada. Share your photos of neighbours helping each other during an emergency to your Facebook page with the hashtag EPWeekOxford.


Hepatitis A vaccination advised for people affected by food recall 
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency issued a recall on April 15 for Nature's Touch brand organic berry cherry blend due to possible hepatitis A contamination. Public Health is advising anyone who consumed this product to consider hepatitis A vaccination. More information



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