HPPH Clinton office closed to public Friday, Dec. 23, 2022
Posted on Friday, December 23, 2022 09:00 AM
Huron Perth, ON – The Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) Clinton site is closed today due to inclement weather. The HPPH West Gore office in Stratford will be open until 12 PM. HPPH Festival Square, Listowel, and Wingham sites continue to be closed to the public.
HPPH Clinton and West Gore sites will re-open to the public on Wednesday, Dec. 28 at 8:30 AM.
Layer up protection over holidays
Posted on Thursday, December 22, 2022 01:29 PM
Huron Perth, ON – Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) urges residents to keep protecting themselves from respiratory illness as our community heads into the holidays.
The challenging respiratory illness season in Huron Perth continues. HPPH has also received confirmation of a death in Huron-Perth related to influenza. The individual was an adult living in the community.
“We send our deepest condolences to the family and friends of this individual,” says Dr. Miriam Klassen, Huron Perth Medical Officer...
HPAI identified in poultry in Perth County
Posted on Friday, December 16, 2022 03:29 PM
Huron Perth, ON– Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 has been identified in live poultry delivered by an independent third party to a commercial processing plant in Perth County.
HPAI is caused by different virus strains than those that cause seasonal influenza (“the flu”) in humans. Also, the HPAI H5N1 virus does not easily cross from birds to humans.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), along with Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH), the Ministry of Health and Public Health...
COVID-19 vaccine clinics cancelled due to inclement weather
Posted on Thursday, December 15, 2022 09:27 AM
Huron Perth, ON– Due to inclement weather, Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) is cancelling the following COVID-19 vaccination clinics on Thursday, December 15:
- HPPH Clinton Office | 77722B London Road, Clinton
- HPPH West Gore Office | 653 West Gore Street, Stratford
Anyone who had an appointment at these clinics will need to rebook. HPPH will not contact individuals to reschedule appointments.
Appointments can be rebooked:
- Online at https://covid-19.ontario.ca/book-vaccine/
- By calling the Provincial...
Health Unit releases report on cost of eating
Posted on Wednesday, December 07, 2022 01:27 PM
Huron Perth, ON – Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) has released a new report, The Real Cost of Eating in Huron and Perth. The report found that in 2022, the cost of groceries for a family of four in Huron Perth was $249 per week, or $1,076 per month. This does not include non-food items such as toiletries, personal care items or cleaning products.
The report shows different income scenarios and the percentage of income a household would need to spend on food. For example, a family of four receiving...