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Health Unit and volunteers bring Red Scarf to Blyth December 2

Posted on Friday, November 22, 2019 12:33 PM

The Red Scarf “Know HIV. No Stigma” campaign returns to Huron County on Dec. 2, 2019, this time in downtown Blyth.

The incredible advances in HIV/AIDS treatment, testing and prevention are still overshadowed by stigma around the subject. To help raise awareness and fight stigma, the Huron County Health Unit and volunteers hold a Red Scarf event every year on, or near, World AIDS Day Dec. 1.

Red Scarf is a movement that lets people know about the positive advances in HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention....

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Posted on Saturday, May 08, 2021 09:05 AM

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The Order is a legal measure that authorizes the health unit to enforce individual compliance with public health instructions. The key focus of...

HPPH Statement on School Re-openings

Posted on Wednesday, February 03, 2021 10:51 PM

The Ministry of Education has announced that in-person learning for students in Huron-Perth will resume on Monday, February 8.

“We are pleased that schools in Huron Perth will be able to reopen for in-person learning on Monday, February 8,” says Dr. Miriam Klassen, Medical Officer of Health for Huron-Perth. “We have seen a downward trend in community transmission of COVID-19 over the last two weeks.  This decline, in addition to enhanced public health measures in schools, means there is...

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update Copy

Posted on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 03:23 PM

Effective 12:01 a.m., Monday Nov. 16, Huron Perth Public Health Unit region will be in the YELLOW-PROTECT level of the provincial COVID-19 response framework. Learn more in the section "COVID-19 Level":;

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HPPH reporting practices for confirmed cases and outbreaks of COVID-19 in school settings

Posted on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 09:33 AM

Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) is advising of its public reporting practices for confirmed cases and outbreaks of COVID-19 in schools and related settings, such as before/after school programs, transportation, and extracurricular settings. “We are committed to protecting the health of our communities and maintaining transparency,” says Dr. Klassen. “When publicly reporting confirmed cases and outbreaks of COVID-19 in school settings, we will balance providing relevant information that people need...