3, 2, 1, Action! Calling for submissions to Youth Film Festival
Three, two, one, action! Video-savvy youth have the chance to win $300 by creating and submitting a video tackling a tough topic – the effects of drug or substance use. Young people aged 14 to 24 across Oxford County are being invited by the Oxford Drug Awareness Committee to make and submit videos that illustrate the effects of substance use. Download the Youth Film Festival rules & consent form. Submission deadline is April 28. View the news release.
Beachville air quality community update
The latest air monitoring results and initiatives aimed at improving air quality in the Beachville area are now available in the March 2017 community update.
Take the Fight out of Food!
Sitting down for breakfast, lunch or dinner should be an enjoyable experience. But, for many individuals and families, choosing what foods to eat can seem more like a struggle. March is Nutrition Month and Oxford County Public Health wants to help residents take the fight out of food – whether it’s special dietary needs, managing nutrition as it relates to a disease or illness, or just plain-old picky eaters! News Release.
Travelling south? Protect yourself against the Zika virus
Do you have a tropical getaway booked for this winter? Travellers going South this winter should take extra precautions to protect themselves against the Zika virus, especially pregnant women or those looking to become pregnant. To learn more, contact Public Health to speak with a public health professional, or visit Healthy Canadians to view detailed information about the virus and travel health notices.
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