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Contact Information
Office Phone Mon-Sun 24 hours 905-825-6000 or call 3-1-1
Toll Free Phone 1-866-442-5866
TTY Phone 905-827-9833
Fax 905-825-8797
E-Mail accesshalton@halton.ca
Website www.halton.ca/For-Residents/Environmental-Health
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Primary Contact Nicole Mathews, Manager, Environmental Health
Agency Information
Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Primary Executive Dr Hamidah Meghani, Medical Officer of Health
Funding Regional / Municipal
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Environmental Health:  
* investigates environmental health hazard reports and complaints  
* inspects public recreational water facilities, including swimming pools, spas, splash pads and wading pools, to ensure they meet provincial regulations, protocols and guidelines  
* conducts inspections and sample monitoring of small drinking water systems  
* responds to reports of adverse drinking water and waterborne illness  
* promotes private residents well water testing and maintains water depots  
* monitors public beaches and maintains up-to-date information on public beaches swimming conditions on the website  
* reviews land use planning and development proposals as they relate to safe water and health hazards in the environment  
* provides education about the Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017 
* enforces the Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017  
* enforces Halton Region's 9-metre Smoking By-Law which prohibits smoking within 9 metres of any entrance or exit of regional and municipal buildings  
* investigates and responds to reports of possible human rabies exposures  
* enforces rabies vaccination of cats and dogs  
* inspects recreational campgrounds and seasonal farm worker accommodations
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility No restrictions
Application No application required
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Halton Regional Centre
1151 Bronte Rd
Oakville, ON L6M 3L1
 
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Intersection Bronte Rd and North Service Rd
Mailing Address c/o Halton Region Health Department
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Air Pollution Control ; Environmental Hazards Evaluation ; Environmental Hazards Information ; Environmental Hazards Reporting ; Public Facility Health Inspection ; Public Health Advisories ; Water Quality Assurance

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