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Hunger in LGL 2015
Food Insecurity

What does it mean to be food insecure? How much does healthy eating cost?

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Beware of Ticks
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Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit

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Welcome to the Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Website! We offer a wide range of services to promote healthy living, healthy growth and development, prevent illness and injury and control communicable diseases in the community. Services are available to individuals and groups of all ages in a variety of places. A referral is not needed for any service. We will continue to prepare, update and publish information for this site on a continuous basis. Please feel free to provide us with your feedback about our website and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Map

What's Happening?

Zika Virus Information
- Learn more about the Zika Virus and Public Health Agency of Canada's Travel Advisory

Healthy Smiles Ontario Program
(6 Provincial Dental Programs Amalgamated Into 1)
- Information about the New Program for the New and Past Clients
- Application Form for Eligible Clients – Print or Complete Online
- Information About the New Program for Health Professionals
- Fee Guide for Dental Providers

Food Premises News Bulletin 2016
- Attention all food premises owners, operators and staff. The health unit would like to inform you of some recent changes that will affect your food businesses.

Proud Partner of The Healthy Kids Community Challenge Leeds and Grenville
- HKCC Leeds and Grenville Promotes Run. Jump. Play. Every Day.
- Like The Healthy Kids Community Challenge Leeds and Grenville on Facebook!
- HealthyKidsLG.ca

Tips for Dealing with the Extreme Cold
- Health Unit Advises You to be Cautious During Cold Weather
- Extreme Cold Weather Health Unit Response Plan
- Hypothermia / Frost Bite Fact Sheet
- Tips for Safe Shovelling
- Safe Winter Driving

It's Not Too Late to Get Your 2015/2016 Free Flu Immunization
 - Information About Influenza Vaccine
 - Find a Local Participating Pharmacy

Thinking of Quitting Smoking?
- Find Out All the Ways You Can Quit

Learn More About Hunger in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark
- Media Release: Hunger in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark, 2015
- The Cost of Feeding Your Family in 2015
- Hunger in LGL and What You Can Do to Help
- Learn More About the Root Causes of Hunger and the Solutions

Changes in Publicly-Funded Tubersol and TB Skin Testing
- Changes in Publicly-Funded Tubersol and TB Skin Testing Communique

Outbreak Status Report
- February 10, 2016 Outbreak Status Report

Every Kid in Our Communities of Leeds & Grenville Surveys
- Triple P Awareness and Accessibility Survey

Rethink Your Drinking
- When it Comes to Alcohol… Time Matters

REMINDER: The Health Unit No Longer Accepts Ticks
- Information on Tick Submission Changes
- Information about Ticks and Lyme Disease

Making the Healthy Food Choice, the Easy Choice
- Make the Healthy Food Choice the Easy Food Choice at Play and at School
- More information on making the healthy food choice the easy choice

P.A.L.S. - Playground Activity Leaders in Schools
- This program encourages all children to participate in activities at recess regardless of their gender, size or ability.
- Join our P.A.L.S. Facebook page!

NEW Online Prenatal Class!
- Anyone can support a healthy pregnancy – learn how!

The New Skin Cancer Prevention Act Now In Force
- Find out more information in our Sun Safety section
- Skin Cancer Prevention Act

The Health Unit is a Proud Partner of foodcoreLGL
- Lanark, Leeds and Grenville Food Charter: Community Survey Results
- Go to foodcoreLGL.ca and endorse the charter!

Baby-Friendly Initiative
- Infant Feeding Survey
- Baby-Friendly Initiative Information

Walk-In Counselling Clinic
- Open Doors for Lanark Children and Youth is offering free counselling for youth under 18 years at the Health Unit’s Almonte site.

Up to Date Food Recalls
- Food Recall Alerts - High-Risk

Telephone Survey of Residents
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If you have been called by the Institute for Social Research, click here for more information.

Recent Press Release

When it comes to Alcohol… Sex Matters; Rethink Your Drinking

Rethink Your Drinking is a campaign to increase awareness of Canada’s Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines.

To promote campaign messages, the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit will be tweeting alcohol and sex related messages throughout the month of February through their Sexual Health Twitter account @AreYouSafeLGL.

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Quit and Win!

Would you rather quit, reduce or stay smoke-free for a chance to win cash? The Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit, in partnership with the provincial organization Leave the Pack Behind, is hosting the annual wouldurather… contest. Aimed at motivating young adults to quit smoking, reduce their smoking, or just stay-smoke-free for a chance to win up to $2,500 cash, the 6-week contest is an important strategy to help tackle the high rates of smoking among young adults 18-29 years old (18% of Ontario young adults smoke compared to 13% of the general population).

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