Thunder Bay District Health Unit
Health Unit, Thunder Bay
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Description
Health agency that addresses public health issues and promotes healthy living

  • Operates a non-profit government agency mandated to prevent disease and promote health
  • Provides health information and prevention-related clinical services to people of all ages
  • Advocates for healthy public policy
  • Protects the public by investigating reportable diseases and upholding regulations that apply to public health
  • Offers unique resources to the district including access to up-to-date health status information, population health program planning and health communications

Four major areas of focus:
  • Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention
  • Health Protection Division
  • Environmental Health
  • Population Health Resource and Communications

Major programs include:
  • Chronic Disease and Injuries
  • Family Health
  • Infectious Disease

Major Clinical and Specialty Services include:
  • Immunization
  • Dental Health
  • Sexual Health
  • Needle Exchange
  • Tobacco Cessation Counselling
Comments
Satellite Offices:
  • Geraldton
  • Marathon
  • Red Rock
  • Terrace Bay
Eligibility
Varies by program/service
Application Process
  • Varies by program/service
  • Call for application information
Fees
Service ; Fee assistance available for Cost recovery for some resources, travel vaccines or birth control supplies.
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On June 17, 2019

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