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Northwestern Health Unit
Health Promotion
Chronic Disease Prevention
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  • Provides programs and services to alleviate and prevent chronic disease
  • Collaborates with community nursing teams, external coalitions and agencies to implement the programs
Administers the following programs and services:
  • Active Living
  • Healthy Living
  • Nutrition
  • Tobacco Free Living
Focuses on the following areas in an effort to reduce premature death and disability from chronic disease and injury and substance abuse:
  • Injury Prevention
  • Substance Abuse Prevention
Creating Caring Communities
  • Offers a 4-year overview of programs in an attempt to identify gaps and changing trends in health areas
  • Works towards more inclusion from communities in health care programs
Health Works
  • Provides various health-related resources including pamphlets, posters and assessment tools to workplaces on how they can improve the health of their work environment
  • Offers a comprehensive workplace health promotion model that includes start-up packages, health hazard checklists and safe water information
Skin Cancer Prevention

Promotes sun safety and protective measures and the risks associated with exposure to the harmful ultraviolet rays from the sun and artificial sources
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Eligibility
No restrictions
Application Process
Call for information
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Updated On
November 5, 2019

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