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

Newsletters

Get the latest issue of our newsletters for workplaces, schools and health care providers.

To get on our electronic mailing list, send a request to mhalko@rcdhu.com.

Hot Topics

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
Private Drinking Water Testing
Quitting Smoking (Click on the Quitting tab)
Travel Health
Weather

What's New?

Updated information on Lyme Disease

News releases

July 8, 2016 Kids Need More Sleep and Physical Activity According to ParticipACTION's 2016 Report Card (PDF 1 page, 34 KB)

July 4, 2016 Acting Medical Officer of Health for Renfrew County and District Health Unit will return for another six months (PDF 1 page, 65 KB)

June 20, 2016 Smoke Free Ontario Marks 10 Years of Success (PDF 1 page, 73 KB)

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.

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

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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.

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