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Tick Submissions
No Longer Needed

Tick testing for surveillance has stopped as of July 1st. Click for more information.

Get Your Flu Shot
Community Flu Clinics

Free flu immunization at 12 clinic locations and 35 participating pharmacies.

It's Your Choice
Rethink Your Drinking

Find out more about Canada’s Low-Risk Drinking Guidelines.

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?

Tips for Dealing with the Cold
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Extreme Cold and Your Health (Environment Canada)
- Extreme Cold Weather Health Unit Response Plan
- Hypothermia / Frost Bite Fact Sheet
- Tips for Safe Shovelling
- Safe Winter Driving

Village of Portland Groundwater Supply - Information Session
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Apple Cider Recall
- Ontarians Warned Not To Consume Certain Unpasteurized Apple Cider

2014 Influenza Clinics
- Influenza Clinics - By Location
- Influenza Clinics - Local Participating Pharmacies
- Find a Flu Clinic in Ontario

Ebola Information
- Viral Hemorrhagic Fever (VHF) - Ebola - PHO
- Emergency Planning for Ebola (MOHLTC Directives, Updates, & Statements)
- Phone Line for Health Care Workers Travelling from Affected Areas

Rethink Your Drinking
- Health Unit Encourages You to Rethink Your Drinking
- Rethink Your Drinking: Know the Standard Drink Sizes
- Standard Drink Sizes Infographic
- Canada’s Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines
- Mocktails Recipes

What You Need to Know About Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68)
- Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) Factsheet

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

Now on Twitter @AreYouSafeLGL
- @AreYouSafeLGL - Your Healthy Sexuality Source - Media Release
- Follow @AreYouSafeLGL

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!

Healthy Smiles Ontario
- NEW!! Healthy Smiles Ontario income limits have increased again as of July 1, 2014!
- Call the Health Unit to see if you qualify! 1-800-660-5853

Change in Tick Submissions to the Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit
- Media Release - June 19, 2014
- More information about Lyme Disease

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
- Food Charter Survey for United Counties of Leeds and Grenville and Lanark County
- Go to foodcoreLGL.ca and endorse the charter!

Triple P Café Nights
- 2014 Positive Parenting Café Nights and Registration Links
- www.triplepontario.ca

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.

The Health Unit is on FACEBOOK!
- Connect to our page and "like" us for regular updates on important health topics
- Not on Facebook?  Click here to join.

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

Health Unit Encourages Well Water Testing
- Water Bottle Pick Up and Delivery Locations
- More information on Well Water Testing

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

Tips for Dealing with Cold Weather

Another Canadian winter is here! Frostbite and hypothermia are real potential dangers especially for individuals who are out in the elements for long periods of time; those who have a decreased sensation in their extremities; and children.

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Rethink Your Drinking: Know the Standard Drink Sizes

For the first time ever, Canada has one national set of low-risk alcohol drinking guidelines. These guidelines, intended for Canadians of legal drinking age who choose to drink alcohol, aim to provide consistent information across the country to help Canadians moderate their alcohol consumption and make informed choices. The new guidelines outline standard drinks sizes and limits for men and women, discuss when the limit is zero, and provide healthy alternatives and tips to decrease health risks.

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