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Programs & Services

Office of the Medical Officer of Health

 Location: Coronation Plaza

Works to create environments focused on the health of the population. Reports the health status of the population, controls and manages infectious and communicable diseases, gives direction to Environmental Health service programs, and to chronic disease and injury prevention.

The MOH is responsible for:

  • The overall health of Albertans
    monitoring and reporting (to the public and to the Health Authority Board) on the health status of the population. This is done through health and disease surveillance. Advocate for changes in policy that will improve the health of residents (e.g., smoking by-laws, bicycle trail systems, intersection safety and red light campaigns).
  • Communicable Disease Control
    Works to control the spread of communicable diseases and manage outbreaks. Also responsible for STD and TB follow-up and control, and for infection control in the community.
  • Safe and Healthy Environments
    Gives direction to Environmental Health service programs to ensure food safety, safety and minimum standards for housing, daycares, swimming pools, etc. and to progams that promote healthy physical environments.
  • Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention
    Responsible for chronic disease prevention (heart disease, obesity, stroke) for injury prevention, healthy aging, and preventing low birthweight in babies


Medical Officer of Health | Alberta Health Services


Contact Details

Coronation Plaza

Location Info
c/o Main Floor, West Suite 104
14310 111 Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta
T5M 3Z7
780-342-0194 Edmonton Zone MOH, 780-342-0186 Senior MOH
Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Service Providers May Include
medical officers of health
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