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Need your well water tested, check out this quick video that can help.

Need Your Well Water Tested? - CK Public Health

Pick up a water bottle, free of charge, from us or your local municipal service centre. Keep the bottle closed until the moment you fill it. Take the sample on the day you are planning to return it to us. Run the water for 2-3 minutes; remove any aerators, etc. from the sample tap. Remove the tamper-proof, sealed cap from ... Read More

Is your well #water #safe?

Is my well water safe? - Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit

It is important to provide water to your family that is suitable for drinking. Many things contribute to the health of your drinking water. Your water may seem fine but there may be bacteria in it that you can’t taste, see or smell. Water that is not safe can be made safe by adding treatmentRead More

Environment Canada has issued an extreme cold warning.

Is your furry family member up-to-date with their rabies shots?

Is your furry family member up-to-date? - CK Public Health

Did you know? Rabies is a fatal disease that affects the brain and spinal cord of almost all mammals including humans. It is spread by contact with saliva of an infected animal through bites or scratches in the skin. Once you get rabies there is no cure. Rabies vaccination will protect your pet and therefore your family. This is why ... Read More

Is your furry family member up-to-date?

Is your furry family member up-to-date? - CK Public Health

Did you know? Rabies is a fatal disease that affects the brain and spinal cord of almost all mammals including humans. It is spread by contact with saliva of an infected animal through bites or scratches in the skin. Once you get rabies there is no cure. Rabies vaccination will protect your pet and therefore your family. This is why ... Read More

When it comes to food, the terms ‘best before date’ and ‘expiry date’ have different meanings.

Best Before Dates VS Expiry Dates - CK Public Health

BEST BEFORE DATES vs. EXPIRY DATES When it comes to food, the terms ‘best before date’ and ‘expiry date’ have different meanings. What does a best before date actually mean? A food past its best before date does not mean the food cannot be eaten safely. A best before date is simply a promise from the manufacturer that the food ... Read More

Best before and expiry - different

Best Before Dates VS Expiry Dates - CK Public Health

BEST BEFORE DATES vs. EXPIRY DATES When it comes to food, the terms ‘best before date’ and ‘expiry date’ have different meanings. What does a best before date actually mean? A food past its best before date does not mean the food cannot be eaten safely. A best before date is simply a promise from the manufacturer that the food ... Read More

What's the difference? #expiry #bestbefore

Best Before Dates VS Expiry Dates - CK Public Health

BEST BEFORE DATES vs. EXPIRY DATES When it comes to food, the terms ‘best before date’ and ‘expiry date’ have different meanings. What does a best before date actually mean? A food past its best before date does not mean the food cannot be eaten safely. A best before date is simply a promise from the manufacturer that the food ... Read More

Getting some #ink make sure you don't get more than you ask for: Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HIV

Serious infections can be spread if proper practices are not being followed.

Pamper and Protect Yourself! - CK Public Health

Everyone enjoys a little pampering! To ensure you have a great experience the following tips are recommended to reduce your risk of infection. Look and see if: The spa is inspected by the CK Public Health. All work areas are well lit, clean and organized. The spa operator washes their hands before starting your service. The operator uses new files for ... Read More

#safefood #safeholidays #potluck

Potluck Parties - Food Safety Guidelines - CK Public Health

Potluck parties are a very popular way to celebrate with friends and family. People like potluck parties because they reduce the burden of cooking and food preparation for everyone. However, before you share your favourite dishes, take a little time to learn and practice basic food safety. Different foods need to be handled and cooked differently, and it is important for ... Read More

#healthyholidays #foodsafe

Potluck Parties - Food Safety Guidelines - CK Public Health

Potluck parties are a very popular way to celebrate with friends and family. People like potluck parties because they reduce the burden of cooking and food preparation for everyone. However, before you share your favourite dishes, take a little time to learn and practice basic food safety. Different foods need to be handled and cooked differently, and it is important for ... Read More

We are coming into the Holiday Season the perfect time to pamper yourself at the spa.

Pamper and Protect Yourself! - CK Public Health

Everyone enjoys a little pampering! To ensure you have a great experience the following tips are recommended to reduce your risk of infection. Look and see if: The spa is inspected by the CK Public Health. All work areas are well lit, clean and organized. The spa operator washes their hands before starting your service. The operator uses new files for ... Read More

Get info about Radon and why to test for it here: http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/environment-environnement/home-maison/radon-eng.php?utm_source=pinterest_hcdns&utm_medium=social&utm_content=Apr28_radon_EN&utm_campaign=social_media_14

Thinking of #ink? Make sure your tattoo parlour is inspected and approved first!

November is Radon Awareness Month - CK Public Health

Radon is the second leading cause of Lung Cancer in Canada! What is radon? Radon is a natural radioactive gas from the soil and rock beneath our homes. When it seeps into your home, you can’t see it, taste it or smell it. Radon can kill you. Not many people know that a simple test in your home can ... Read More