This site contains information about programs and services offered by the Renfrew County and District Health Unit, as well as current public health issues.

Coming Events

Clinics and Classes

Breastfeeding Drop-In
Child Health Clinics
High School Student Health Centres
Immunization Clinics
Prenatal Education
Sexual Health Clinics
Well Baby Drop-In

See our schedule of Food Safety Courses for 2016.

News Releases

See our past news releases


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Hot Topics

Updated information on Lyme Disease

What are the immunization requirements for children attending licensed day care and school?

See our Immunizations for Children page for information about immunization requirements for children attending licensed daycare and school.

Dental Services
Feeding Your Baby
Beach Water Testing
Quitting Smoking
Travel Health

News Releases

September 9, 2016 Confirmed cases of Measles in Ottawa and Lanark County

August 23, 2016 Blue-green algae found in Muskrat Lake

What's New?

The Ontario Health Study is coming to Pembroke. For more information click here.

Would you like breastfeeding support from another mother?

A Breastfeeding Buddy is a mother who breastfed and can provide telephone support to new or expectant mothers. More information

Nutri-eSTEP logo. Nutrition Screening Tool for Toddlers and Preschoolsers

Are you a parent or caregiver with a young child? Do you want to know how your child is doing with eating and physical activity habits? Learn about Nutri-eSTEP.

For more information about our programs and services, call the Health Info Line at 613-735-8666 or 1-800-267-1097 extension 666 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday excluding holidays.

Quit for one week for a chance to win $500. You are times more likely to quit smoking if you stay smoke-free for one week.

Quit smoking for the first 7 days of the month and you could win $500! To register, go to: or call Smokers’ Helpline at 1-877-513-5333.

18-29? Thinking about quitting smoking? For information about free nicotine patches or gum and other resources to help you quit, go to: LEAVETHEPACKBEHIND.ORG

Any day can be your quit day. Which day will you choose?

Quick Links

Canadian Food Inspection Agency Food Recalls and Allergy Alerts

Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines

Cancer Care Ontario Ontario Cancer Facts

Health and Safety Watch

Health Canada - Eating Well with Canada's Food Guide