Algoma Public Health

Site: Sault Ste Marie

Service: Chronic Disease Prevention

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Promotes healthy lifestyle choices to help reduce the incidence of chronic diseases 
  • Provides information through Heart Health on how to improve heart health, such as healthy eating and quitting smoking
 
Active Living 
  • Increases awareness about the benefits of physical activity 
  • Motivates residents in the communities to become more active 
  • Works with partners in the communities to offer a broad range of local activities
 
Cancer Prevention 
  • Provides information on the prevalence of certain types of cancer and how to help prevent their occurrence through proper nutrition and exercise
 
Workplace Wellness 
  • Provides strategies on how to reduce stress in the workplace 
  • Supports and promotes employee wellness  
  • Supports work-life balance
 
Skin Cancer Prevention 
  • Promotes sun safety and protective measures 
  • Educates the public about the risks associated with exposure to the harmful ultraviolet rays from the sun and artificial sources
 
Substance Abuse Prevention 
  • Works to prevent alcohol and drug abuse 
  • Offers education on impaired driving and riding with an impaired driver
 
Tobacco Free Living 
  • Provides information and free resources to the community to achieve tobacco-free living  
  • Empowers smokers to quit 
  • Protects the public from the health effects of second hand smoke 
  • Offers prevention strategies to stop youth from starting to smoke
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Algoma District ; Sault Ste. Marie
Eligibility No restrictions
Application No application process
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-942-4646
Toll Free Phone 1-866-892-0172
Fax 705-759-1534
Website www.algomapublichealth.com
Primary Executive Dr Marlene Spruyt, Medical Officer of Health and Chief Executive Officer
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 294 Willow Ave
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6B 0A9
 
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Intersection Willow Ave and Malabar Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care -- North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN)