Wildfires are a source of air pollution impacting the health of communities across Ontario each year. These events are expected to occur more frequently and with greater intensity due to climate change. Wildfire smoke travels long distances, exposing distant populations to harmful pollutants that can affect their health. Effective strategies are needed to mitigate these health risks and enhance community preparedness.



PHO Rounds: Nail Salon Workers Project at Parkdale Queen West Community Health Center (CHC): An example of community-driven public health

This Public Health Ontario (PHO) Rounds describes the progression of the project, illustrating how the CHC model has been leveraged to support public and occupational health through programs and academic partnerships.

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Published 20 June 2024