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Pregnant? Instructions aren’t included with a positive pregnancy test, but we're here to help. Ask a nurse a question or arrange a home visit.
Community Flu Clinics
Find a community flu clinic near you and book an appointment online today.
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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Elgin St. Thomas and Oxford County health units announce intent to merge
If approved, the health units will transition to a single new public health unit serving the communities of Oxford, Elgin and St. Thomas. Find out more.

Public Health offers kids-only clinics and online appointments this flu season
Oxford County Public Health is taking a new approach to flu clinics this year by introducing kids-only clinics for children between the ages of six months and 17 years, and their guardians. More.

Healthy aging - are you ready?
An upcoming event will offer information and baseline testing for older adults to help them stay safe as they age. The free event will be held at Chartwell Oxford Gardents on Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Read the news release for more information.

Report on opioid and substance misuse in Oxford County    
This first issue of Oxford Community Health Reports provides an overview of current opioid and other substance misuse in Oxford County. The report has been prepared by Public Health in order to better understand the current situation and to begin to assess our opportunities to respond. Download the report

Breastfeeding support in Oxford County
Breastmilk is natural, but breastfeeding is learned, and instructions aren't included. Our public health nurses and lactation consultants are here to help. Learn more about available breastfeeding support or sign up for a breastfeeding class.

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