Durham (Region of). Health Department

Site: Whitby

Service: Public Health Nursing and Nutrition Division

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Record #: OSH0863 Last Modified: 26 Jun 2015 Last Full Update: 14 May 2015
Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone905-668-7711 * Durham Health Connection Line 905-666-6241
Toll Free PhoneDurham Health Connection Line 1-800-841-2729
Located In CommunityWhitby (Town of)
Address & Map
605 Rossland Rd E
Whitby, ON L1N 0B2
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IntersectionGarden St and Rossland Rd
Contact Information
Primary ExecutiveJanice 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
Description (Service)Durham 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  
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 and control of infectious diseases through case and contact management * immunization clinics including flu, school-based vaccines, mandatory vaccine catch up * infectious disease surveillance and outbreak 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
Other Details
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Service CategoriesAlcohol Abuse Education/Prevention ; Communicable Disease Control ; Drug Abuse Education/Prevention ; Fall Prevention Programs ; General Health Education Programs ; Immunizations ; Medical Information Lines ; Occupational Health and Safety ; Parenting Skills Classes ; Sexually Transmitted Disease Screening ; Tuberculosis Screening ; Wellness Programs