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Contact Information
Office Phone 24 hours 613-345-5685 * after hours answering service for crisis only
Toll Free Phone 1-800-660-5853
Fax 613-345-2879
E-Mail contact@healthunit.org
Website www.healthunit.org
Primary Contact Susan Healey, Communications Co-ordinator; Email: susan.healey@healthunit.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
Eligibility No restrictions
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
Other Details
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/LGLHealthUnit/?fref=ts
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/LGLHealthUnit
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCFIz1f53c8FzcHcFJSBX8BQ
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
Subjects
Service Categories General Health Education Programs ; Public Health Advisories ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Public Health Issues

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