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

We offer regular
Immunization Clinics
High School Student Health Centres

Child Health Clinics

Well Baby Drop-Ins and
Sexual Health Clinics

See our schedule of Food Safety Courses for 2014.

See our schedule of Prenatal Classes for 2014.


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What's New?

Child Health Clinics are Back

After taking a break for the summer, Child Health Clinics are starting again in seven communities across Renfrew County and District. More...


The Ministry of the Environment (MOE) has advised the Renfrew County and District Health Unit that test results of a water sample taken at Muskrat Lake on August 25, 2014 are postive for blue-green algae (cyanobacteria).

For more information and precautions, please see the following:

Media Release: Blue-green algae

Background, potential impacts to human health and safety of drinking water

Information for drinking water system owners and operators

Information for cottagers and home owners

For more information about our programs and services, call the Health Info Line at 613-735-8666 or 1-800-267-1097 ext. 666 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday to Friday excluding holidays.

Quick Links

Canadian Food Inspection Agency Salmonella outbreak related to chia seeds

Health Canada Healthy Eating tips to use every day

Nutrition Tools for Schools

Canadian Food Inspection Agency Food Recalls and Allergy Alerts

Health and Safety Watch