Grey Bruce Health Unit

Site: Grey Bruce Health Unit

Service: Family Health Programs

Description
Description (Service) Provides information, resources, and support services to help families maintain and improve healthy lifestyles. Services include: 
 
* Family planning - preconception, pregnancy, prenatal information, breastfeeding, feeding difficulties, reproductive health, child health, healthy babies, toddler and preschool development  
* Parenting education 
* Immunization - vaccinations and information for all recommended immunizations for adults and children  
* Injury prevention - primarily related to alcohol and drugs, including prescription and over-the-counter drugs; prevention of domestic violence 
* Sun protection and skin cancer prevention 
 
Healthy Babies Healthy Children Program 
Home visiting program for families with children up to six years old. Public health nurses and parent support workers provide support, information, and referrals to other community resources. Topics include: caring for a new baby * feeding and nutrition * growth and development * discipline 
 
Breastfeeding resources available online include:  
* information for new parents outlining the benefits of and tips for breastfeeding 
* also offers toolkits for businesses to promote a supportive environment for nursing mothers. Includes tips for staff members to make a mother feel more comfortable about breastfeeding in public, suggestions on dealing with complaining customers and window stickers to let people know that women are welcomed to breastfeed inside
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County
Eligibility Varies by program
Application Call
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
101 17th St E
Owen Sound, ON N4K 0A5
Intersection 2nd Ave E and 17th St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-376-9420
Toll Free Phone 1-800-263-3456
Fax Admin 519-376-0605 * Vaccines 519-376-7782
E-Mail publichealth@publichealthgreybruce.on.ca
Website www.publichealthgreybruce.on.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/greybrucepublichealth
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/GBPublicHealth
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/GreyBruceHealthUnit
Primary Contact Susan Shular, Manager - Healthy Babies Health Children; Phone: 519-376-9420 ext 1231; Email: s.shular@publichealthgreybruce.on.ca

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