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

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

What's New?

Updated information on Lyme Disease

News release

June 20, 2016 Smoke Free Ontario Marks 10 Years of Success

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.


Register for the Silver Chain Challenge

The Silver Chain Challenge will inspire healthy competition and active communities where people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds can move more for healthier and happier lives.

Join the challenge during June for Renfrew County and District residents to compete against Lanark County residents and see who can record the most kms biked and/or walked.  The goal is to encourage everyone to get outside and move more.

Visit Silver Chain Challenge to begin logging your kilometres.

Start small and log each trip. There are many benefits, including improved mental and physical health as well as vibrant and healthier communities.

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


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