Durham (Region of). Health Department

Site: Whitby

Service: Public Health Nursing and Nutrition Division

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Record #: OSH0863 Last Modified: 14 Aug 2014 Last Full Update: 07 Apr 2014
Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone905-668-7711 * Durham Health Connection Line 905-666-6241
Toll Free PhoneDurham Health Connection Line 1-800-841-2729
Fax905-666-6214
E-mailinfo@durham.ca
Websitewww.durham.ca
LocationWhitby (Town of)
Address & Map
605 Rossland Rd E
Whitby, ON L1N 0B2
 
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IntersectionGarden St and Rossland Rd
Contact Information
Executive 1Janice Bogdan, Manager Public Health Nursing and Nutrition; Phone: ext 2964
Mailing Addressc/o Durham Regional Health Department 
PO Box 730 
Whitby, ON L1N 0B2
Description & Services
DescriptionDurham Health Connection 
Durham Health Connection Line (DHCL) is a free confidential telephone help line available to people living, working and visiting Durham Region * public health nurses access information and resources to protect and promote health * DHCL is the front line connection to the Public Health Nursing and Nutrition Division programs and services * healthy living, parenting issues, breastfeeding * immunization, injury prevention * sexual health and nutrition  
 
Reproductive and Child Health Program - RCH 
Parenting programs enable families to access resources, support networks and develop healthy environments * supports healthy pregnancies, promote optimal health and development in children * provides breastfeeding support and promotes parenting skills * programs ensure children achieve optimal potential, delivered by Public Health Nurses, Public Health Nutritionists and Family Visitors  
 
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Program - CDP 
Public Health Nurses and Public Health Nutritionists deliver provincial mandatory health programs and services to address chronic disease prevention, early detection of cancer and portions of the Sexual Health Standards * implement the Smoke Free Ontario Strategy and the Public Health School Asthma Pilot Project  
 
Chronic Disease Program - CDP  
Public Health Nurses and Public Health Nutritionists deliver provincial mandatory health programs and services to address chronic disease prevention, early detection of cancer and implementation of the Smoke-Free Ontario Strategy  
 
Prevention of Injury and Substance Misuse Program - PISM 
Programs and services to reduce the frequency, severity and impact of preventable injury and substance misuse  
 
Infectious Diseases Prevention and Control - IDPC 
Prevention, reduction or elimination of infectious diseases * immunization clinics including flu, school-based vaccines, mandatory vaccine catch up * surveillance and investigations * sexual health clinics * sexually transmitted infections testing and treatment
HoursHealth Department Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm * Durham Health Connection Line Mon-Fri 9 am-6 pm
Areas ServedDurham Region
LanguagesEnglish
Other Details
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Classification/Subjects
Service CategoriesCommunicable Disease Control ; Fall Prevention Programs ; General Health Education Programs ; Immunizations ; Medical Information Lines ; Occupational Health and Safety ; Parenting Skills Classes ; Sexually Transmitted Disease Screening ; Substance Abuse Education/Prevention ; Tuberculosis Screening ; Wellness Programs