Region of Peel - Public Health

Health Protection Division - Environmental Health

Record Details
Social Media Website Website: www.peelregion.ca/health/environNew/index.htm
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Description & Services
Description With a team of Public Health Inspectors, Tobacco Enforcement Officers, Health Promoters, and Research and Policy Analysts, we: 
 
Inspect and investigate complaints to ensure the following are operating properly:  
*restaurants  
*swimming and wading pools, spas and splash pads  
*nursing homes and daycare centres  
*tattoo and body piercing studios and hair salons  
*stores that sell tobacco products  
*small drinking water systems  
 
Investigate:  
*rabies exposures  
*foodborne illnesses and community outbreaks  
*complaints about prohibited smoking and tobacco sales to under-aged youth  
*community concerns related to environmental health issues  
 
Monitor: 
*take samples from beaches and from swimming pools to check that you can swim in the water (high *levels of bacteria could make you sick)  
*check mosquito and tick populations to limit the spread of West Nile Virus, Lyme disease and *Eastern Equine Encephalitis  
*model and monitor air quality  
 
Educate: 
*Food Handler Certification course  
*beach test results are posted online during the summer  
*environmental health information is posted on our website  
*community education on issues such as air quality and children's health and the environment  
 
Research: 
*emerging issues related to environmental health such as air quality, climate change and others
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Areas Served Peel Region
Fees None
Languages English
Contact Information
Address & Map
7120 Hurontario Street
Mississauga, ON L5M 2C1
 
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Intersection Hurontario St and Derry Rd
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Mailing Address c/o Diana Boyd 
PO Box 640 
7120 Hurontario Street, 8th Floor 
Mississauga, ON L5M 2C1
Office Phone 905-799-7700
Fax 905-565-9602
After Hours Phone *905-799-7700 
*905-791-7800
Toll Free Phone for Caledon residents 905-584-2216
E-Mail environmental@peelregion.ca
Website www.peelregion.ca/health/environNew/
Primary Contact Brenda Poole, Health Promoter; Phone: 905-791-7800 ext 2703; Email: brenda.poole@peelregion.ca
Alternate Contact Kira Basu Gray, Health Promoter; Phone: 905-791-7800 ext 2765; Email: Kira.BasuGray@peelregion.ca
Other Details
Funding Regional / Municipal - Peel. Region of (25%) ; Provincial - Ontario. Ministry of Health (75%)
Service Level (20) Regional Government
Subjects
Subjects Communicable diseases ; Environmental health ; Food inspections ; Health hazards ; Health inspections ; Municipal by-laws ; Public health ; Rabies ; Regional government ; Sanitation ; Smoking ; Swimming pools ; Waste management ; Water

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