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Contact Information
Public Comments One case of measles has been confirmed in Ottawa (4 April 2019). View the press release for details.
Office Phone 613-580-6744
Toll Free Phone 1-866-426-8885
After Hours Phone 3-1-1 ; 613-580-2400
TTY Phone 613-580-9656
Fax 613-580-9641
Primary Contact Bahy Njaim Meyer, Supervisor, Public Health Information Centre; Phone: 613-580-6744 ext 23771
Volunteer Coordinator Lola Dubé-Quibell, Coordinator of Volunteers; Phone: 613-580-2424 ext 23724
Primary Executive Vera Etches, Medical Officer of Health; Phone: 613-580-6744 ext 23681
Address & Map
Mary Pitts Building
100 Constellation Dr, 7th Flr W
Ottawa, ON K2G 6J8
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Health agency that addresses public health issues and promotes healthy living 
* population health assessment 
* health protection 
* disease prevention and control 
* health promotion 
Ottawa Public Health Information Centre (OPHIC): Confidential information and health counselling line available to the public * public health nurses and public health inspectors available to answer questions about health concerns, Ottawa Public Health services and community resources
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility Population at large as well as in specific vulnerable sub-populations such as newcomers, the homeless, young single parents, low-income families and seniors
Application Call to apply * live chat option available on the website
Languages English ; French ; Arabic - printed resources ; Chinese - printed resources ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Dutch ; Farsi ; German ; Hindi ; Italian ; Portuguese ; Punjabi ; Russian ; Somali - printed resources ; Spanish - printed resources ; Tamil ; Ukrainian ; Urdu ; Vietnamese - printed resources ; Interpretive Services - in 170 languages. Available upon request
Fees None
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Other Details
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Legal Status (10) Local Government
Established New City of Ottawa: 2000
Funding City / Town - City of Ottawa ; Provincial - Ministry of Health * Ministry of Long Term Care * Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services
Elections Board of Health is elected
Print Material Brochures * pamphlets * information kits * multiple printed resources are available on various health topics
Date Updated 24 Dec 2019
Service Categories County Government Departments/Offices ~ Public Health Issues ; Extreme Heat Cooling Programs ; Immunizations ; Medical Information Services ~ Public Health Issues

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