Health News For SOUTH WEST


It’s important to keep up-to-date with the latest health care and social services news. And there’s a lot to keep up with! You need to know what’s happening in your community in order to maximize your health and well-being. New services and programs open each month, existing services change locations, and new health and social services information is always available based on the results of research conducted right here in our community and around the world.

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Southeast Grey Skate Exchange Needs Your Skates!

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Influenza Activity in Perth County

Monday, January 29, 2018
Nearly One Million Prescriptions Filled for Free Through OHIP+

Monday, January 29, 2018
Naloxone Available at the Health Unit

Monday, January 29, 2018
Statement by the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care

Monday, January 29, 2018
New Radiation Techniques Could Improve Quality of Life for Lung Cancer Patients

Friday, January 26, 2018
Protect Yourself: Increased Flu Activity in Huron County

Thursday, January 25, 2018
Ontario Providing More Support for Refugees and Vulnerable Newcomers

Thursday, January 25, 2018
Guitar Program Easing Minds

Thursday, January 25, 2018
Ontario Taking Action to Improve Elevator Availability

Thursday, January 25, 2018
Even in Winter, Sun Safety is Important

Thursday, January 25, 2018
2018 Hog Jog - Time for an Upgrade at the Local

Thursday, January 25, 2018
Family Environment Influences Emotional Well-Being of Children with Epilepsy

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Ontario Taking Steps to Empower Black Youth to Reach their Full Potential

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Ontario Providing Free Counselling and Medication to Help Youth Quit Smoking

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
King's Hour with Dr Chris Mackie: The Opioid Crisis and How it Impacts London

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Elevator Replacement at St Mary's Memorial Hospital

Monday, January 22, 2018
National Non-Smoking Week: Smoke is Smoke - Limit Your Exposure

Monday, January 22, 2018
Coordinator Needed for Chesley Good Food Box

Monday, January 22, 2018
National Non-Smoking Week: Smoke is Smoke

Friday, January 19, 2018
Temporary Overdose Prevention Site to Open in Downtown London

Friday, January 19, 2018
National Non-Smoking Week: Smoke is Smoke

Friday, January 19, 2018
Smoke is Smoke: Limit Your Exposure

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
2017-18 Community Influenza Surveillance Report: Update of Current Status

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Health Unit Releases Public Consultation Report on Supervised Consumption Facilities

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
One Step Closer: United Way On Pace to Raise More Than Ever

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Health Unit and Partners to Announce Location of Temporary Overdose Prevention Site

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Smoke is Smoke - Limit Your Exposure to It

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Ontario Making OSAP Application Process Easier for Students

Monday, January 15, 2018
New Schools and Child Care Spaces Coming to Communities Across Ontario

Monday, January 15, 2018
Huron Out of the Cold

Friday, January 12, 2018
Middlesex-London Health Unit Sees Spike in Flu Cases

Friday, January 12, 2018
Health Unit and Partners Prepare to Take Next Step in Local Opioid Crisis Fight

Friday, January 12, 2018
Ontario Workers Receive First Paycheques with New Minimum Wage

Friday, January 12, 2018
Frigid Overnight Temperatures This Weekend Prompt Cold Alert

Friday, January 12, 2018
Ontario Making Schools Healthier and More Energy-Efficient

Friday, January 12, 2018
Over 220,000 Young People in Ontario Already Benefitting from OHIP+

Thursday, January 11, 2018
Huron County Paramedic Services Announces the Launch of Project Lifesaver

Thursday, January 11, 2018
Police, Social Agencies to Hold Public Info Session on Fentanyl

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
2017-2018 Community Influenza Surveillance Report Update of Current Status

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Health Unit Calls on Salon Clients to Consult Healthcare Providers About Possible Blood-Borne Infections

Tuesday, January 09, 2018
Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance Bed Pressures Mount

Tuesday, January 09, 2018
Ontario Improving Living Spaces for People with Developmental Disabilities

Tuesday, January 09, 2018
New Community Access Market Takes to the Road

Tuesday, January 09, 2018
Want to Lower Your Risk of Cancer? Drink Less Alcohol

Friday, January 05, 2018
Continued Cold Weather This Weekend Prompts Health Unit to Extend Alert

Friday, January 05, 2018
Want to Lower Your Risk of Cancer? Drink Less Alcohol

Friday, January 05, 2018
New Stratford Seed Library to Take Root

Friday, January 05, 2018
Quit Smoking or Cut Back...and Win!

Thursday, January 04, 2018
Cold Weather Alert Extended

Wednesday, January 03, 2018
More Cold Weather This Week Prompts Cold Weather Statement

Wednesday, January 03, 2018
Third Clinical Trial Launched to Study Whether Type 2 Diabetes Can Go into Remission

Tuesday, January 02, 2018
Frigid Winter Temperatures Tonight, More Cold This Week Prompt Cold Alert

Tuesday, January 02, 2018
London Health Sciences Centre Welcomes First Baby of 2018

Tuesday, January 02, 2018
Ontario's Minimum Wage is Now $14 an Hour

Tuesday, January 02, 2018
Prescription Medications Now Free for Everyone 24 and Under

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