Public Health

Ebola Virus Disease
There is a current outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in West Africa. However, there have not been any cases of Ebola in Canada and the risk to Ontarians remains low.
Learn more about EVD


2014 Flu Immunization Clinics
The Halton Region Health Department is offering free flu immunization clinics to Ontarians 6 months of age and older. No appointments are necessary. The FLU ends with U.


Stop Smoking Sign

Halton Region is encouraging smokers in Halton to kick the smoking habit by participating in the eighth annual Driven to Quit Challenge.
Click here for more information.


CFIA recall

Norovirus:
Norovirus is a common virus that causes diarrhea and vomiting. It is very easily spread and is often responsible for outbreaks where people are in close proximity to each other such as homes for the aged, childcare centres, schools, and restaurants. For more information, click here to view the norovirus fact sheet.

Owls for climate change

Owls for Climate Change: Inspiring Earth-friendly Living at an Early Age
As part of its air quality education and awareness raising program, the Halton Region Health Department has published three children’s picture books: A Farewell to Featherwagons, Wings and Thingamajigs and Ka-Pow to Powerjams.
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conversations you should have about health

Let's Start a Conversation About Health - Video
Watch this brief video showing why health is about much more than just access to medical care. Get  encouraged to think about actions you can take to work towards better health for all.
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