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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

Slave Lake Lakeland Centre

Address
101 Main Street SE
Slave Lake, Alberta
T0G 2A3
Telephone
403-943-2288 (call for inspector availability)
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.
Water sample pick up and drop off are not available at this site. Please go to the Slave Lake Family Care Clinic, 309 6 Street NE, to pick up and drop off water samples.

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