The Regional Municipality Of York


York Region provides important public health updates and offers events and resources, like the Public Health Matters newsletter, to support health care providers

Cannabis, also known as marijuana, weed or pot, can be consumed for medical and non-medical purposes. Find out more about legalization and the health effects of cannabis use in adults and youth.

Find tools and resources for parents to help children grow and develop. When parents know what to expect at each stage of development, it can be easier to meet their child’s needs and understand their behaviour.

The Designated Officer Program helps emergency service workers like paramedics, firefighters and police officers identify when they may be exposed to diseases while on duty.

York Region prepares reports related to the health status, health behaviors and preventive health practices of residents.

York Region responds to reports of communicable diseases and outbreaks in our community and our institutions. Our goal is to prevent and control the spread of communicable diseases.

Get the necessary forms and procedural documents for the Healthy Smiles Ontario (HSO) program and the Ontario Works Adult Dental Program. Access the First Dental Visit Tool.

Opioids are medications that relieve pain. When used properly, they can help. But when misused, they can cause addiction, overdose and death.

Quitting smoking can be hard, but it is possible. Learn about the benefits of quitting smoking, where to get help and about protection from second- and third-hand smoke.

Tuberculosis (TB) is a bacterial infection that usually affects the lungs but can also affect any part of the body. Tuberculosis is preventable, treatable and curable.

Find out how to order publicly-funded vaccines, return wasted vaccines, safely store and handle vaccines, and report an adverse storage condition or an adverse event following immunization.

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