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Content on the Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) website is for educational and information purposes only and is subject to change. We base all information that we provide online on the information available at the time of posting. We review our content regularly to ensure accuracy. 

We provide classes, clinics and services to our surrounding community, and may be unable to respond to inquiries from outside our area. Please contact your closest health unit for more information. 

This website's content is not a substitute for individual healthcare advice. If you have a health condition or concern, please contact a qualified healthcare provider as individual situations can differ. 

We make every effort to ensure the information contained within the Huron Perth Public Health website is correct and Huron Perth Public Health accepts no responsibility for any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies. 

All content, images and information on the HPPH website is protected by copyright. Without permission, you may not change, copy, distribute, reproduce, or publish content or an image on our website, in whole or in part. 

If there is content or an image on our website that you would like to copy, redistribute, reproduce or republish, please email us your request. Please provide as much detail as possible about how you intend to use the content or image. 

The sites to which links are provided on this website are not under the control of Huron Perth Public Health. Any links to or from third-party websites are for your convenience only. We ensure that off-site links are valid and appropriate. Please note that the content and views expressed on any off-site web pages are strictly those of that organization. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information on linked third-party sites and assume no responsibility for their content. 

Any references to commercial products, processes or services is not an endorsement by HPPH. Such references may not be used for the purpose of advertising or product endorsement. 

Social media accounts administered by Huron Perth Public Health are updated and monitored during regular business hours. 

Before you post, please make sure you do not include: 

  • personal information or images of anyone but yourself 
  • unnecessary personal information such as your address or phone number 

Please do not post any case-specific questions. If you have questions about a specific situation, please contact Huron Perth Public Health during regular business hours. 

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please seek appropriate emergency medical assistance. 

Please note that receiving likes, shares, retweets or any other social media engagement does not imply an endorsement by Huron Perth Public Health. 

To protect your own privacy and the privacy of others, please do not include the names, phone numbers, addresses, email addresses or any other personally identifying information of yourself or others in the body of your comment or post. Pictures of other people should not be posted without their express consent. Posts that include personal information, or identify a particular organization or person may be removed. 

Huron Perth Public Health does not collect, maintain or otherwise use the personal information stored on any third party social media site in any way other than to communicate with users on that site, unless granted permission by users for contact outside the site. 

The views of participants commenting on our social media accounts do not necessarily represent the views of Huron Perth Public Health. A valid account is required for every comment posted. 

While Huron Perth Public Health recognizes and respects differences in opinion, all comments, posts, messages, and photos are regularly monitored and reviewed by HPPH staff for content and relevancy. Huron Perth Public Health reserves the right to remove content and photos, in whole or in part, deemed inappropriate or which contain any of the following: 

  • Offensive, profane, hateful, insulting, rude, abusive, aggressive, violent, obscene, explicit, pornographic or sexual comments 
  • Content that promotes, fosters or perpetuates discrimination on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, age, creed, gender, marital status, socio-economic status, physical or mental disability, or sexual orientation 
  • Personal attacks and/or defamatory statements 
  • Serious, unproven, unsupported, or inaccurate accusations 
  • Messages for advertising/marketing purposes 
  • Messages that conduct or encourage illegal activity 
  • Information that could compromise public safety, security or operations 
  • Messages that impersonate or represent someone else 
  • Comments that include potentially harmful misinformation or disinformation 
  • Comments containing spam or posted by anonymous or robot accounts, and 
  • Unintelligible messages 

Anyone acting contrary to these rules will be temporarily or permanently banned from posting subsequent messages to the site. 

Huron Perth Public Health reserves the right to reproduce comments, posts, and messages in other public venues. Identifying information, other than first name, will be removed unless prior approval is granted by the user. 

Our social media accounts contains links to other groups, accounts and websites that are created and operated by other people and are therefore not under our control. Users should be aware that third party websites and social media accounts have their own privacy policies and should proceed accordingly, and may not be recommended by Health Unit. 

Huron Perth Public Health assumes no liability regarding any events or interactions that take place through any Health Unit sponsored social media service. 

Huron Perth Public Health may suspend, change or discontinue any aspect of their social media accounts at any time. 

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