print header

Disclaimer

The following information will help you make decisions as you use the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit website and social media channels. Sharing information is an important part of our work, and we strive to do so in the most responsible way possible.

Website 

Our website offers information only. It does not provide medical advice, nor is it intended for the purposes of diagnosing or treating any health-related condition or concern. If you have a condition or concern, we recommend that you consult a qualified health care professional. 

Throughout the website, there are links to external internet sites hosted by other organizations or institutions. We cannot guarantee that the information on these sites is accurate or available and we assume no responsibility for their content. We do not endorse any commercial products that may be featured on any other internet sites.

All are welcome to visit our website and to provide comments and feedback. However, our services are offered to the people of Simcoe County and the District of Muskoka. Therefore, we cannot respond to requests for information or resources outside our legislated boundaries. If you are looking for health information and reside outside Simcoe County or the District of Muskoka, we encourage you to contact your local health unit.

Social Media

Comments and images posted on our social media platforms (e.g. Facebook and Twitter) do not necessarily represent the views of the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit. Links to other internet sites from our social media sites do not constitute official endorsement.

Individuals posting comments or sharing information on social media are reminded that content is not confidential. Further, individuals are reminded that these platforms are non-secure and are therefore cautioned against sharing personal identification or personal health information.

Our goal is to share ideas and information and encourage dialogue with as many individuals as possible. Our policy is to accept the majority of comments made to our social media platforms. While we encourage people to ask questions and to share thoughts and opinions on the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit social media sites, we expect that this will be done in a respectful manner.

A comment or image will be removed if it contains:

  • hate speech
  • ·offensive or discriminatory language, profanity, obscenity or vulgarity
  • ·nudity in profile pictures
  • defamation to a person or people
  • ·name calling and/or personal attacks
  • comments intended to promote or sell a product, and
  • comments or images that infringe on copyrights
  • spam comments, such as the same comment posted repeatedly on a profile
  • ·other comments that the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit deems inappropriate.

All links posted as comments on the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit posts will be reviewed and may be removed.

Repeated violations of the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit comment policy noted above may cause the author to be blocked from our social media sites. We may not see an inappropriate comment right away, and we are trusting in the maturity of our community to ignore personal attacks and negative speech or respond politely.
Did you find what you were looking for?
What did you like about this page?
How can we improve this page?
Page
Feedback

If you have any questions or concerns that require a response, please contact Health Connection directly.

Thanks for your feedback.
Failed to submit comment. Please try submitting again or contact us at the Health Unit.
Comment already submitted ...