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September 11, 2019
Did you know that no-smoking policies are supported by the majority of Ontarians in multi-unit housing? Smoke-free buildings have lower maintenance...Read more
September 5, 2019
A bat found lying on a backyard deck in Rockwood has tested positive for rabies. The dog that found the bat had been vaccinated for rabies, and no...Read more
August 23, 2019
Our Fergus Public Health office is using a new street/mailing address as of August 23, 2019. The new address is 490 Charles Allan Way, Fergus, ON N1M...Read more
August 21, 2019
Next week we’ll be at two events dedicated to raising awareness of overdose and reducing the stigma of drug-related death. We hope you’ll...Read more
August 19, 2019
Public Health offices and clinics will be closed on Monday, September 2, 2019 for Labour Day. Services resume Tuesday September 3.Read more
August 12, 2019
An individual was bitten by a bat in her home. Despite acting normally and having no rabies symptoms, the bat tested positive for rabies. This is the...Read more
July 30, 2019
Public Health offices and clinics will be closed on Monday, August 5, 2019 for Civic Holiday. Services resume on Tuesday, August 6.Read more
July 9, 2019
To reach wild animals with rabies vaccine, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry ( MNRF ) is distributing bait packs in Wellington and...Read more
July 5, 2019
Our dentist provides free basic routine and emergency dental care including check-ups, x-rays, fillings and extractions to eligible children and...Read more
July 4, 2019
Temperatures are teetering on the brink of an official heat warning. Whether we reach that threshold or not, please remember to take precautions and...Read more
July 2, 2019
We’ll be downtown at St. George’s Square in Guelph on Monday, July 29, 2019 for World Hepatitis Day. Join us for confidential testing and...Read more
June 28, 2019
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health will conduct a mosquito larvicide program from June 28 to October 31, 2019. The Medical Officer of Health...Read more
June 27, 2019
The FAST Overdose Alert Platform, created by WDG Public Health in partnership with the Wellington Guelph Drug Strategy, has been chosen as a winner...Read more
June 25, 2019
Rabies is active in our area. What can you do to protect yourself, your pets and your family? Avoid contact with wildlife (e.g., bats, skunks,...Read more
June 25, 2019
Public Health will be closed on Monday, July 1, 2019 for the Canada Day holiday. Regular hours resume Tuesday, July 2.Read more
June 12, 2019
Public Health is governed by a Board of Health consisting of provincially appointed local municipal councillors, mayors and community members and is...Read more
May 31, 2019
The June Board of Health meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 4 p.m. See the agenda and reports here .Read more
May 22, 2019
WDG Public Health is committed to helping you, your family and your community stay well. Our 2018 Community Report highlights some of the ways we...Read more
May 21, 2019
We are upgrading our appointment-booking software. The system will be unavailable as we install and test the upgrade, so we will not be able to make/...Read more
May 13, 2019
Public Health offices and clinics will be closed on Monday, May 20, 2019 for Victoria Day. Services resume Tuesday May 21.Read more

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