What You Need to Know About Swimmer’s Itch

swimmers itch 2019 270The Grey Bruce Health Unit has received reports of individuals suffering from swimmer’s itch.

Swimmer’s itch, also called cercarial dermatitis, is a skin rash caused by a common allergic reaction to certain microscopic parasites released from infected snails in fresh water such as lakes and ponds.

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Woodford Hall Will Soon Have A New Tenant

woodford hall ext 270At their July 8 meeting Meaford council gave initial approval to a proposal that will solve two problems – low use of Woodford Hall, and finding a home for the Meaford Theatre Company.

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The Pet Expert: FDA Admits They Don't Have Proof, Still Releases Dangerous Dog Foods List

FSA dangerous dog foods 270Three months ago, we published an article explaining what Dilated Cardiomyopathy is, explaining the concerns surrounding a possible link between this disease and ingredients in grain-free pet foods. This past week, the FDA released a list of foods that could possibly be linked to the increase in cases of this common pet disease, a move that many are calling premature.

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New Gateway Signs Have Been a Team Effort

new gateway singage 270Over the years there have been many recommendations to develop gateway signage in the municipality.

As far back as 1999 the suggestion was heard, primarily through the provincial and national Communities in Bloom Competition, as well as the Port Dover First Impressions Exchange, where the judges' comments were aligned; this community should renew our identifier signage.

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