Information from Public Health

Posted February 11, 2020

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health invites you to participate in a parenting survey.

The survey asks local parents about their experiences and thoughts on parenting. It also asks about parental health and well-being.

It is for parents/guardians of children who are 6 months to 11 years old, and you’ll receive a $10 grocery gift card in return.

Learn more or start the survey now.



Fun facts about vaccines!

  • You are 4 times more likely to get hit by a meteorite than to have a serious reaction to a vaccine.
  • You have a 0.00013 percent chance of having a serious reaction to a vaccine!
  • Vaccination is among the most successful and cost-effective health initiatives; routine immunization is the foundation of the health care system and universal health coverage.
  • Vaccines save millions of lives each year.
  • Vaccines are for people of all ages; vaccinations are for a lifetime.
  • We all have a part to play as advocates, individuals, parents, health care workers and innovators; individuals must drive the vaccine process.
  • Health Care Workers have a critical role to play to counteract vaccine hesitancy.

PARENT TIP – Check out this link for tips to help your child cope during immunizations!

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