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Scientific and Technical Advice and Support

Our expert staff offer you best evidence, advice, and scientific and technical support by phone, by email, or in person:

   

Type of Inquiry

Department​

Contact

Emergency response planning, incident management systems, health  emergency management education, health impacts of disasters

Emergency Preparedness and Service Integration

cd@oahpp.ca  

Well water, contaminants, raw milk, Wi-Fi, bedbugs, air quality, wind turbines, chlorine by-products, physical hazards (noise, vibrations), and drinking water

Environmental and Occupational Health

eoh@oahpp.ca

Evaluation, health communication, health promotion skills and competencies, planning, policy and by-law development, resource and tools development

Health Promotion Capacity Building Services

hpcb@oahpp.ca

Infectious Diseases

Epidemiology/surveillance of reportable diseases in Ontario, provincial surveillance reports, requests for reportable disease data, outbreak investigation, reportable disease case definitions, iPHIS data standards and business practices, maintenance and business support for iPHIS and Cognos ReportNet

Data and Information 

Management Services

data@oahpp.ca

Vaccine-preventable disease case and outbreak investigations

Immunization Resources

ivpd@oahpp.ca

Infection control advice related to institutional and health care outbreaks, health care associated infections, antimicrobial stewardship, best practice guidelines, hand hygiene programs and Infection Control Resource Teams (ICRT)

Infection Prevention and Control

ipac@oahpp.ca​

or

Regional IPAC Offices

Case, contact, and outbreak management of infectious diseases  

Communicable Diseases

cd@oahpp.ca

Detection and investigation of enteric outbreaks, advice on case investigations and follow-up, tick surveillance support, mosquito surveillance and control advice, support with risk assessments, and advice on control options

Enteric, Zoonotic and Vector-Borne Diseases

ezvbd@oahpp.ca

Laboratory Services

Clinical and environmental laboratory testing, queries about test results, clarification of specimen collection procedures and access to medical and scientific experts for advice on test requests and results interpretation.​

Public Health Laboratories

Toronto: 416-235-6556     
Toll-free: 1-877-604-4567 

customerservicecentre@oahpp.ca 

After-hours emergencies:

PHOL duty officer, 416-605-3113      

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