Win a Free Radon Test Kit

Picture of multiple radon test kits

Logon to our Facebook page every day the week of February 10-14th. Comment to our radon post each day for your chance to win a FREE kit. Two winners each day. https://www.facebook.com/CKPublicHealth/  Contest rules Eligibility: Only residents of Chatham-Kent are eligible to win a prize. CK Public Health employees may participate, but are not eligible to win a prize. A … Read More

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder “Rises Above” Locally

On January 29th, in honour of Bell Let’s Talk Day 2020, a local event, “Rise Above PTSD: Stories of Redemption” was held at the Ten Seven Café & Lounge. 4 local first responders (Murray Dawson, Brian Knowler, Emily Hime and Gary Deroo) who have struggled with the demons of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, took part in a fireside chat about … Read More

2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Every weekday at 10:30 a.m. ET, the Province of Ontario’s 2019 Novel Coronavirus web page will be updated with the most up-to-date information, including the status of cases in Ontario. To access this information, please click the button to the right.   Symptoms of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus  Currently, only persons who become ill within 14 days of having visited … Read More

Youth Vaping on the Rise

Youth Vaping on the Rise

Youth culture moves fast. “What’s in”, clothing, language, popular music and other trends change quickly and it’s hard to keep up with everything that is occurring. If you haven’t been paying attention, you might have missed that youth vaping in Canada has increased 75% in the past year (2017/2018). Here in Chatham-Kent, almost 32% of high school students have reportedly … Read More