Durham (Region of). Health Department

Population Health Division

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Description
Durham Health Connection Line
Durham Health Connection Line (DHCL) a free confidential telephone help line available to people living, working and visiting Durham Region * nurses provide health information and access to resources to protect and promote health * DHCL is the front line connection to the Population Health Division programs and services * healthy living, chronic disease and injury prevention * healthy pregnancy and parenting support, breastfeeding * immunization, * sexual health * nutrition

Healthy Families Program
Enables families to access resources, support networks and develop healthy family environments * supports healthy pregnancies, promotes 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

Healthy Living Program
Provides health programs and services to address the prevention of chronic diseases, injuries and substance use in order to improve well-being * Collaborate with school boards and schools to achieve optimal health of school-aged children and youth

Infectious Diseases Prevention and Control Program
Prevention and control of infectious diseases through case and contact management * infectious disease surveillance and outbreak investigations * sexual health clinics * sexually transmitted infections testing and treatment

Immunization Program
Complete surveillance of students' immunization records in accordance with legislation * Provide access to immunizations in schools and community clinics * Investigate reports of adverse events following immunization * Distribute publicly-funded vaccines to health care providers * Educate and support health care providers related to vaccine management and storage and handling practices
Eligibility
Durham residents
Application Process
Call for information
Office
905-668-7711
Durham Health Connection Line
905-668-2020
Durham Health Connection Line
1-800-841-2729 - Toll Free
Fax
905-666-6214
Web Site
Visit Website
Email
health@durham.ca
Mailing Address
PO Box 730
Whitby, ON, L1N 0B2
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Becky Wall, Program Manager
Email: becky.wall@durham.ca
Phone: 905-668-4113 ext 3255
Fees
None
Documents Required
May vary; contact for information
Accessibility
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Legal Status
Government
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Information Durham
Last Updated On
November 17, 2022
Address
605 Rossland Rd E
Whitby, ON, L1N 0B7
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Hours of Operation
Call for office hours
Durham Health Connection Line Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Service Area(s)
Durham Region