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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

Oilfields General Hospital

Address
717 Government Road
Black Diamond, Alberta
T0L 0H0
Telephone
403-943-2288 (call for inspector availability)
Tollfree
1-855-943-2288
Accessibility

This facility is wheelchair accessible and has an elevator on site.

Getting There

Parking available

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Thursday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Friday
8:00 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