Durham (Region of). Health Department

Health Protection, Whitby, Consumers Dr

Home Agency Service

Description
Emergency Response
  • investigates biohazards or suspicious packages
  • emergency preparedness
  • Potassium Iodide (KI pills)
Food Safety
  • inspects public food premises
  • DineSafe
  • food recalls
  • home food business inquiries
  • new food premises inquiries
  • food adulteration, Food handler training course
  • food safety complaints
Health Hazard Investigation
  • investigates environmental health hazards, spills, public safety
  • insect and rodent issues, wildlife nuisances
  • extreme heat concerns, indoor/outdoor air quality, mould
  • pesticide/herbicide, playspace and playground safety
Infection Control
  • communicable diseases, blood borne diseases
  • day care inspections
  • personal service setting inspections
  • sharps
  • West Nile Virus, Lyme Disease
  • stagnant water
  • food poisoning and institutional outbreaks
Sewage Disposal Systems
  • Land Severance reviews
  • municipal sewage disposal, private sewage disposal
  • requirements for sewage system installation
Rabies
  • investigates animal bite reports
  • rabies vaccine inquiries, mandatory vaccination and education materials
Safe Water
  • inspects public swimming pools, beach water sampling
  • safe drinking water, water testing to homeowners of private wells
Smoke Free Ontario Act
  • enforces act in schools, vehicles, prohibited places and minors
  • vendor training
Eligibility
Environmental health in Durham Region
Application Process
Call for information
Toll Free
1-888-777-9613
Office
905-723-3818 - Environmental Help Line
Fax
905-666-1887
After Hours Phone
1-800-372-1104 - Emergency number
Web Site
Visit Website
Email
ehl@durham.ca
Languages
English
Documents Required
May vary; contact for information
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
Government
Topic(s)
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Agency Information
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Information Durham
Last Updated On
November 18, 2022
Address
101 Consumers Dr, 2nd Flr
Whitby, ON, L1N 1C4
Intersection: Hopkins St and Consumers Dr;
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Hours of Operation
Mon
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Tue
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Wed
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Thu
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Fri
8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
Durham Region