Healthcare Providers

  • Infection control

    *Current Infectious Disease Info*

    Important information for healthcare providers. Check here often.

  • needs-during-breastfeeding

    Baby-Friendly Initiative (BFI)

    Implementing best practices to protect, promote and support breastfeeding.

  • skin-to-skin

    Breastfeeding

    Local supports, including prenatal classes, parenting programs, postpartum phone calls and infant feeding clinics.

  • Child-Development

    Child Health

    Growth charts, guidelines and local programs to support child development.

  • helping-huron-smile-dental-health-services

    Dental

    Helping Huron Smile program information.

  • Emergency-Service-Workers

    Emergency Service Workers

    Mandatory blood testing and reducing the risk of exposure to communicable diseases.

  • Outbreak Management Tools

    Outbreak Management Tools

    Communicating with the Health Unit in the event of an outbreak situation in your facility.

  • physical-activity

    Physical Activity

    Assessments and guidelines for physical activity.

  • Pregnancy-Nutrition-Guidelines

    Pregnancy Nutrition Guidelines

    Overview of guidelines and information on safety.

  • rabies-bat

    Rabies

    Animal bite/contact reporting requirements and post-exposure treatment. We are available 24-7 to receive reports and respond to suspected rabies exposures.

  • tobacco-retailers

    Tobacco Supports

    Quitting resources and a Community of Practice of healthcare providers.

  • sewage-and-plumbing-permits

    Tuberculosis

    TB reporting requirements and screening protocols.

  • vaccine

    Vaccine

    Ordering, deliveries, storage and reporting.

Resources

The Ontario Reportable Disease List provides you with a list of diseases that are mandatory to report to public health.

Public Health Updates provides you with essential information for physicians and nurse practitioners in Huron County:
April 2013
September 2013
January 2014
Spring 2015
Fall 2015
Winter 2016
Spring 2016

News and Views provides information for workers in Huron County healthcare:
June 2013
December 2013
June 2014
July 2015
January 2016