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The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit web site is provided for information only. It is not intended for the purpose of diagnosing or treating any health related condition or concern and is not medical advice. If you have a health condition or concern, we recommend that you consult a qualified health care professional. 

At certain places in the web site, links to other Internet addresses may be accessed. These external Internet addresses contain information created, published, maintained or otherwise posted by institutions independent of the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit. Therefore, we cannot guarantee that they are accurate or available and we assume no responsibility for the content of these sites. We also do not endorse any commercial products that may be part of any external internet links.

We invite anyone to visit our web site 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 would encourage you to contact your local health unit.


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Posted comments and images do not necessarily represent the views of the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit. External, non-Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit links on this site do not constitute official endorsement on behalf of the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit. Individuals posting comments or sharing information on social media are reminded that content is not confidential. Further, individuals are reminded that this platform is a non-secure format through which to transmit personal identity information or personal health information, and therefore are cautioned against doing so.

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit does not agree with or endorse every comment that individuals post on our pages. Our goal is to share ideas and information and encourage dialogue with as many individuals as possible and our policy is to accept the majority of comments made to our profile. While we encourage people to ask questions and to share thoughts and opinions on the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit page, we expect that this will be done in a respectful manner.

A comment 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 whose main purpose is to 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 may cause the author to be blocked from the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit 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.

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