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Does your home pass the test? Join Public Health, the City of Guelph and Health Canada for a free event on Thursday, November 12, 2015. Radon event poster

Drop in to ask questions about radon gas and enter for a chance to win a free radon gas test kit!  Test kits will also be available for purchase at a discounted rate.

Event details

All are welcome at this free event.

  • Location: 160 Chancellors Way, Guelph [map]
  • Date: Thursday, November 12, 2015
  • Time: Drop in anytime between 4:30 and 7 p.m.
  • Parking: Free on-site parking

About radon gas

Radon gas is a colourless, odourless, tasteless gas that can seep into your home from the soil and environment. It’s also the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers. In a random sample of Guelph homes, 18% tested had high radon levels.

The only way to know if you have high levels of radon in your home is to test. Tests are inexpensive and easy to use. If your home has a high level of radon gas, you can take steps to lower it.

More information:

If you have questions about this event, contact Sarah Croteau at sarah.croteau@wdgpublichealth.ca or 1-800-265-7293 ext. 4209.

Drop in for your free flu shot at Public Health offices in Guelph (160 Chancellors Way location) and Orangeville on the following dates from 10 am to 3 pm, or in Fergus drop in from 10 am - 12pm or 1 pm - 3pm (no appointment necessary):

November:

  • Tuesday, November 10
  • Thursday, November 12
  • Tuesday, November 17
  • Wednesday, November 18
  • Thursday, November 19
  • Tuesday, November 24
  • Thursday, November 26

December:

  • Tuesday, December 1
  • Wednesday, December 2
  • Thursday, December 3
  • Tuesday, December 8
  • Wednesday, December 9
  • Thursday, December 10

If none of these dates and locations work for you, you can also get your flu shot:

If you don't like needles, try the nasal vaccine

If you don’t want a needle, there is a nasal spray alternative called FluMist available for children, youth and adults ages 2-59.

Beginning this year, Ontario is now offering the FluMist nasal spray flu vaccine free to children and youth aged 2-17.

For 18-59 year olds, the FluMist nasal spray is not publicly funded, but is available at a cost of $20.

More information:

The Upper Credit Humane Society is offering a rabies and microchip clinic at Premier Equipment in Ospringe on Saturday, October 24 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.

Also, in support of the EWCS Food Drive, bring your canned good with you to receive a ballot for a draw.

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

Upper Credit Humane Society babies and microchip clinic poster

Our offices and clinics will be closed on Monday, October 12 for Thanksgiving Monday. Regular services resume Tuesday, October 13.

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