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LGBTQ Peoples' Experiences in Oxford County
summarizes the experiences and needs related to the health and well-being of the LGBTQ community in Oxford.
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If something touches on the health and safety of the people who live here, there’s a good chance it touches on our programming. Through our programs in prevention, protection and emergency response, we work to keep the people in Oxford’s communities healthy and safe. 

Oxford County Public Health is your local public health unit, offering programs that promote healthy lifestyles and that aim to prevent illness and disease in our community.

Oxford County Paramedic Services is your local paramedic services (ambulance), providing 24-hour emergency and non-emergency pre-hospital care.


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Community Dental Services closed on March 12
Community Dental Services will be closed on Monday, March 12 and will reopen at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 13.

Oxford Health Matters Survey report released
The 11th report from the Oxford Health Matters Survey, Influenza Vaccination, has been released. The Influenza Vaccination report provides local information about who is getting the flu shot in Oxford County. See a list of all Oxford Health Matters reports.

Unlock the potential of food
Oxford County Public Health encourages residents to realize the potential of food to fuel, discover, prevent, heal and bring us together. More.

Transition Governance Committee announced
The Board of Health for Elgin St. Thomas and Oxford County Council have announced the members of the joint Transition Governance Committee, a group that will lay the groundwork to establish a new Board of Health for the merged health units. Learn more about the merger.

Public Notice: Renewal of on-site sewage management agreement
On March 28, Public Health will present a report to County Council recommending renewal of the "Sewage Systems Management Agreement" for an additional two years, under a revised fee structure. Submit comments or suggestions no later than March 12.

Elgin St. Thomas and Oxford County boards approve next steps in health unit merger
The proposed Oxford Elgin St. Thomas Health Unit will serve approximately 204,000 residents in southwestern Ontario. Learn more about the proposed merger. 

Public Health Advisory: Carfentanil in Oxford County
Woodstock Police have confirmed the presence of the synthetic opioid carfentanil in Oxford County. Carfentanil is extremely dangerous and may be added to street drugs without anyoneknowing it. Here's what you need to know about carfentanil.

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