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Organization: Huron County Health Unit  
Phone Numbers: 519-482-3416
Toll-Free: 1-877-837-6143
Fax: 519-482-7820
Website: www.huronhealthunit.ca
Address:
RR 5
Clinton, ON
N0M 1L0
Street
Address
:
77722B London Rd, Hwy 4 S
Clinton
 
Intersection: London Rd and Dinsley Terrace
Location: Central Huron
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours:
  Administration
Mon8:30am-4:30pm
Tue8:30am-4:30pm
Wed8:30am-4:30pm
Thu8:30am-4:30pm
Fri8:30am-4:30pm

Program hours vary, call for details
Executives: Dr. Maarten Bokhout - Acting Medical Officer of Health
Angela Sturdy - Executive Assistant
hchu@huroncounty.ca
Service Description: Health agency that addresses public health issues and promotes healthy living
  • immunization and screening for communicable diseases
  • health education programs
  • family and child health
  • dental health
  • sexual health
  • injury prevention
  • environmental health
  • rabies
  • physical activity
  • public health standards enforcement
  • research and population-based health research
  • food safety
  • seasonal flu vaccine
  • dispenses free naloxone take-home kits - lifesaving medication that can restore breathing of a person who has overdosed on heroin or prescription opioid medication

Healthy Community Partnerships - Brings together community partners, identifies health priorities and mobilizes communities to develop health public policy

Smoking Cessation Program - One-on-one counseling with health promoters and public health nurses to develop a plan to assist smokers with quitting

Well Baby Clinic - Support with breastfeeding, nutrition, safety, child development, community support and parenting

Food and Nutrition - Helps people learn about important nutrients, ingredients added to food, healthy weights, and works with community partners to offer a variety of programs to help people eat, prepare, and have access to affordable, healthy local food

Harm Reduction Program - Services include access to clean needles (Needle Exchange Program), safe inhalation (crack) kits, sharps containers and naloxone training
 
Community Health - Community health and wellness programs
 
Environmental Health - Delivery of public health programs including food safety, safe water and infectious diseases
 
Family Health Services - Provides programs and services for families during all stages of life * public health nurses support parents and families with children 1-17 years
 
Immunizations and Vaccines - Immunization clinic * vaccination against common infectious diseases
 
Needle Exchange and Naloxone - Harm reduction program to help ensure that injection drug users have access to sterile injection equipment to prevent transmission of HIV, hepatitis B, hepatitis C and other blood-borne infections and diseases * dispenses free naloxone take-home kits (lifesaving medication that can restore breathing of a person who has overdosed on heroin or opioid medication)

Services and Programs:

Fees: Varies by program
Application: Call or visit * no referral required * appointments or registration required for certain programs or classes
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Varies depending on service
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Huron County and area  
See Also: Flu Vaccines (Seasonal)
Public Health Promotion
Public Health Units

This information was last completely updated on June 12, 2018

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Updated June 12, 2018
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