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Pause To Play is meant to teach us about the health effects screen time has on people of all ages, and to encourage physical activity, and healthy nutrition with kids and youth.

Screen time is any time spent using a TV, computer, tablet, hand-held video game or cell phone. Links have been found between too much media use (more than 2 hours per day) and obesity, poor nutrition and poor mental health.

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health Unit, and local community partners are encouraging students and their families to pledge to Pause to Play” from May 10-16 in support of the initiative by sharing resources and fun-filled free, or low-cost community activities.

Click to register your school, class or family! 

Our offices and clinics will be closed on Friday, Apr. 3, 2015 for Good Friday and Monday, April 6, 2015 for Easter Monday holidays. Regular services resume Tuesday, April 7, 2015.

The Upper Credit Humane Society is offering a rabies and microchip clinic at Premier Equipment in Ospringe on Saturday, April 11 from 10am-1pm:

  • Rabies Vaccination (3 year): $30
  • Microchip: $30
  • Nail Clipping: $5

Cash only. Please remember to keep your dogs on a leash and your cats in a carrier

For more information, contact Upper Credit Humane Society at 519-833-2287 or email adoptions@uppercredit.com.

Have you ever used an e-cigarette?

Take part in a University of Toronto survey for a chance to win a $250 Visa gift card!

The Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (OTRU) has recently launched a study of Ontario youth and young adults’ (ages 15-29 years) experiences with e-cigarettes. The unit’s goal is to help inform the development of appropriate e-cigarette policy in Ontario.

Learn more about the research study and access the survey here: http://app.keysurvey.com/f/734652/10ff/

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