BeachesBeach Water QualityThere are a lot of health and wellness benefits to visiting one of the many beautiful beaches located within Chatham-Kent. However, there is a risk of injury or illness resulting from recreational use if the water contains high levels of E. Coli bacteria. Water quality can change from day to day or even hour to hour depending on … Read More

Which way to the beach?

Young boy standing on a beach with his arms spread out.

  One of the best parts about living in Chatham-Kent is access to amazing local beaches. Let us help you enjoy them safely this summer. As the temperatures warm up so to will CK Public Health’s beach water E.Coli monitoring program. Beginning June 13, 2022 sampling will occur at all beaches located throughout Chatham-Kent over the course of the summer. … Read More

Beaches in Chatham Kent

***Please note that playgrounds remain CLOSED on beaches at this time. In addition, some beaches may still have barricades up at this time but are in the process of being removed. Chatham-Kent is home to many beaches along Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair. It’s a fun summer activity to do with your family and friends! However, please ensure to … Read More

Getty’s Beach

Beach Status Sample Date June 13, 2022Geometric Mean 12

Bates Beach

Beach Status Sample DateJune 13, 2022Geometric Mean36

Erieau Public Beach

Beach Status Sample DateJune 13, 2022Geometric Mean10

Pier Road Beach

Beach Status Sample DateJune 13, 2022Geometric Mean11

World No Tobacco Day 2022

This year, the World Health Organization is acknowledging the impact tobacco production has on the environment and throughout its life cycle, how tobacco pollutes the planet and damages the health of people. Tobacco harms the environment Tobacco growing, manufacturing and use poison our water, soil, beaches and city streets with chemicals, toxic waste, cigarette butts, including microplastics, and e-cigarette waste. … Read More

Chatham-Kent begins to move into Phase 2

Media Release                                                                                        June 10, 2020 Chatham-Kent begins to move into Phase 2 CK Public Health recognizes the continued efforts and thanks the community for containing the spread of COVID-19. Dr. David Colby, Medical Officer of Health for Chatham-Kent is permitting that the following operations may resume service as early as Friday, June 12 at 12:01 A.M: Outdoor dining … Read More

Online Safety

Online SafetyEven with internet filters, apps and restrictions, pornography and sexually explicit content is accessible to your child, both intentionally and unintentionally. Some children find pornography accidentally when searching for other things and some seek it out because they are curious. It is important to talk to your child about pornography. Just like sexual health, talking to your child early … Read More