Injuries Caused by Falls Among Older Adults in Renfrew County and District, 2017 (PDF 28 pages)
This report describes what we know about fall-related injuries among older adults, and what we can do to prevent them. Readers are encouraged to use the practical information throughout the report to make a plan to prevent falls for themselves, their client or a loved one. Watch the report video and download the report Infographic.
Infant Feeding in Renfrew County and District, November 2017 (PDF 30 pages)
This report summarizes results from our telephone surveys with new mothers about how they are feeding their baby. Mothers who consented to participate were telephoned when their babies were two weeks, two months, six months and one year of age. The report covers a two-year period: October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2016. Executive Summary (PDF 4 pages)
Public Health Notes, Spring 2017
This issue is a summary of reportable diseases in Renfrew County and District in 2016. It identifies trends in the incidence of selected reportable diseases, and practical information for health professionals about their prevention and management.
2016 Annual Report
A summary of challenges and accomplishments of the Health Unit in 2016.
Review of Selected Public Health Performance Indicators, 2013
This report looks at six the 15 performance indicators in the 2011 – 2013 Accountability Agreements between the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long‐Term Care and Ontario’s 36 local public health agencies.