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Environmental Health

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653 West Gore St
Stratford, ON
N5A 1L4
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1-800-431-2054
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Toll-Free: 1-888-221-2133
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Fax: 519-271-2195
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Last Updated: Jun 1, 2022: Suggest an edit

Application

Call or visit * no referral required * appointments or registration required for certain programs or classes

Eligibility / Target Population

Varies depending on service

Fees

Varies by program

Languages

English

Area Served

Huron County and Perth County

Accessibility

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Description of Services

Delivery of public health programs including food safety, safe water and infectious diseases
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  • Beach Water Quality Monitoring Water testing at public lake shore beaches * see Twitter @huronbeachinfo and website for notifications
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  • Food Safety Food safety information * safe food handling courses * food premises inspections, investigates food borne illnesses, responds to food premises related complaints
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  • Safe Drinking Water Public Health Inspectors conduct risk assessments of identified small drinking water systems that service publicly accessible facilities * free private well water testing bottles available at sites throughout the County * provides information related to interpretation of well water sample results
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  • Tobacco Enforcement Enforces the Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017 through inspections of enclosed workplaces, public places, schools and other places that are required to be smoke, vape and cannabis-free * conducts inspections of tobacco and electronic cigarette vendors to ensure compliance with the Smoke-Free Ontario Act, including youth access restrictions, and the display and promotion of products
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  • Vector Borne Disease Control Surveillence of West Nile virus, Lyme disease and other diseases transmitted by various means such as ticks and mosquitos, tick identification, submit ticks for laboratory analysis
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  • Well Water Safety Free well water testing for bacteria * enforces drinking water regulations (small drinking water systems) * educates on well and drinking water safety
Last Updated: Jun 1, 2022: Suggest an edit
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