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Programs & Services


Environmental Public Health - Disease: Communicable, Rabies, Food Borne Illness

Works to decrease the spread of illnesses caused by food, water, insects, and animals.

This service:

  • investigates cases and outbreaks of illness, which are caused by germs like E. coli, salmonella, and Giardia (beaver fever) to find out the cause and prevent other people from getting sick
  • investigates people with vomiting and diarrhea who don’t know how they got sick
  • provides follow-up for animal bites (dogs, cats, bats, and other animals) to make sure people don’t get rabies
  • investigates single cases and/or outbreaks of many diseases including botulism, hantavirus, norovirus, shigella, and Q fever

For more information visit Environmental Public Health website.

Contact Details

Whitecourt Healthcare Centre

Location Info
Community Health Services
Address
20 Sunset Boulevard
Whitecourt, Alberta
T7S 1M8
Telephone
780-778-5540 (Call for an appointment)
Fax
780-778-3852
Getting There

South of Highway 43

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Tuesday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Wednesday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Thursday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Note

This is not a drop in service. Please call for information between the listed hours.

Access
Service Providers May Include
environmental health officers, public health inspectors
Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations