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

York Region Public Health continues to provide support for health professionals related to COVID-19 (formerly referred to as novel coronavirus or 2019-nCoV)

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.

Sign up to receive the quarterly Public Health Matters E-Newsletter for health care professionals.

This is a resource for health, early learning and child care professionals in York Region who wish to refer a young child or their family for support services. It provides information about programs and services available including details regarding eligibility and referral.

Guidance for clinicians with patients at risk, information on laboratory testing and steps to take to be Ebola-ready.

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.

York Region Public Health is a credible source of information regarding mental health promotion in our community. Find information on mental health programs and services, referral pathways and other resources.

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.

Harm reduction information for healthcare professionals who have clients that use substances, reducing the risk of opioid overdose, and resources regarding opioid substitution.

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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