|Record #: KGN5209||Last Full Update: 16 Aug 2018|
|Office Phone||24 hours 613-345-5685 * after hours answering service for crisis only|
|Toll Free Phone||1-800-660-5853|
|Primary Contact||Susan Healey, Communications Co-ordinator; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Primary Executive||Dr Paula Stewart, Medical Officer of Health/Chief Executive Officer|
|Address & Map||
458 Laurier Blvd
Brockville, ON K6V 7A3
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|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Description & Services|
|Description (Service)||Public health protection agency
Focus on: Preventing conditions that may put health at risk (health protection) * early detection of health problems (screening) * changing peoples' and societies' attitudes and practices regarding lifestyle choices (health promotion).
* Health protection works particularly in the areas of food and water safety environmental risks such as toxic waste handling and air pollution, second-hand smoke, public sanitation, spread of rabies, vaccinations against major communicable diseases, and mandatory tuberculosis screening of immigrants to Canada.
* The screening programs are aimed at specific groups where the early detection of an illness or problem can lead to significant improvements in health. Ex: Healthy Babies, Healthy Children program, preschool speech and language, school-age dental exams, and breast and cervical screening for cancer.
* The health promotion programs include the provision and education around tobacco use, nutrition, physical activity, injury prevention, birth control and reproductive health, prevention of sexually transmitted diseases including HIV/AIDS, and breastfeeding.
* Harm reduction through the Smartworks program to prevent opioid overdose and the spread of disease through needle sharing * information available on opioids, fentanyl, naloxone and narcan
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm|
|Areas Served||Lanark County ; Leeds and Grenville United Counties|
|Application||Call, e-mail or visit website for more information.|
|Languages||English ; Interpretive Services - Ask for other languages|
|Fees||Service - for some services ; Method(s) of Payment Accepted - cash, cheque, debit card, credit card ; Fee assistance available for some programs.|
|Bus Route Notes||Brockville Transit Transit map * Stop times and locations|
|Social Media|| Facebook: www.facebook.com/LGLHealthUnit/?fref=ts
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit|
|Funding||Regional / Municipal ; Provincial|
|Print Material||A variety of publications about services and health topics|
|Date Updated||16 Aug 2018|
|Service Categories||General Health Education Programs ; Public Health Advisories ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Public Health Issues|