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Low-cost rabies clinics are happening across Oxford on Saturday, September 30 for animals who are not receiving regular veterinary care.
LGBTQ Peoples' Experiences in Oxford County
summarizes the experiences and needs related to the health and well-being of the LGBTQ community in Oxford.
Rethink your Drinking
When it comes to alcohol consumption, do you really know how much you are drinking?
That's where we can help.
We can provide answers about your new baby in the comfort of your home. Call us today.
Join What the Health?
A new Health Action Team is being assembled across Oxford County for youth and young adults between the ages 14 to 24.
Parents-to-be can now take a prenatal course that fits their schedule from the comfort of their home. Click for info and registration.
Children See. Children Learn.
Parenting can be stressful. Find ways to help you handle every day challenges with your young child.

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Public Health & Emergency Services

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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Heat warning in effect - September 23-25
A hot and steamy weekend will see high temperatures in the 30s for Oxford County. Read more about the heat warning along with some tips to stay safe in the heat.

School nutrition programs seek volunteers
New volunteers are needed to help purchase, prepare and serve healthy meals and snacks at schools across Oxford County. If you are interested in helping out, visit the school nutrition program page for more information or call the Program Coordinator 519-539-9800 ext. 3448.

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in Tillsonburg
Public Health reminds residents to protect themselves from West Nile virus after a positive mosquito pool was identified during routine surveilance activities. More

New Oxford Health Matters report released
A new Oxford Health Matters report, Falls Awareness, is now available online. Oxford Health Matters reports help draw attention to local health issues, shape public health programs, and support the work of our community and healthcare partners. More

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