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Halton. Halton Region Health Department

Site: Oakville - Halton Regional Centre

Service: Infectious Disease and Outbreak Management Surveillance

Record #: OAK3757
Last Full Update: 01 Sep 2022

Contact Information

Office Phone Mon-Sun 24 hours 905-825-6000 or call 3-1-1
Toll Free Phone 1-866-442-5866
TTY Phone 905-827-9833
Fax 905-825-8797
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Primary Contact Rabia Tharani, Manager, Communicable Disease
Alternate Contact Connie DeBenedet  Manager, Congregate and Community Outbreak,  Lucy Sidey, Manager, Enteric and Vector Borne Disease

Agency Information

Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Primary Executive Dr Hamidah Meghani, Medical Officer of Health
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial

Description and Service Details

Description (Service) Halton Region's Health Department conducts case management for all diseases of public health significance Registered Nurses and Infection Control Specialists:
  • complete investigations of diseases of public health significance (reportable diseases) including respiratory, and blood-borne reportable diseases
  • review and assess applications for mandatory blood testing of Emergency Service Workers under the Mandatory Blood Testing Act
  • ensure infection prevention and control programs are in place in long-term care homes, retirement homes and child care centres
  • respond to respiratory outbreaks in long-term care homes and retirement homes
  • provide input into hospital infection prevention and control program
  • conducts investigations for all reported adverse events following immunization
Website contains information regarding:
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30 pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility No restrictions
Application No application required
Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Halton Regional Centre
1151 Bronte Rd
Oakville, ON L6M 3L1
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Intersection Bronte Rd and North Service Rd
Mailing Address c/o Halton Region Health Department
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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