Algoma Public Health

Site: Sault Ste Marie

Service: Public Health

Description & Services
Description (Agency) Encourages healthy behaviours by promoting and protecting conditions in which all people can achieve an optimal level of health
Agency Services
Description (Service)
  • Encourages healthy behaviours by promoting and protecting conditions in which all people can achieve an optimal level of health 
  • Promotes the health of the communities by enabling people to increase control over the determinants of health 
  • Prevents the occurrence and spread of disease and reducing resulting disability 
  • Protects the health of the community by eliminating or reducing health hazards 
  • Provides appropriate, efficient and effective programs 
  • Works with individuals, communities and service providers 
  • Collaborates with other organizations, agencies and health units 
  • Promotes equitable access to health programs and services 
  • Participates in undergraduate, graduate and continuing education 
  • Participates in evaluation and research to address current community questions/issues, including the dissemination and incorporation of results into programs and services
 
Focuses on the following four major areas: 
  • Community Programs 
  • Environmental Health 
  • Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention 
  • Health Protection
 
Satellite Offices: 
  • Blind River 
  • Elliot Lake 
  • Wawa
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Algoma District ; Sault Ste. Marie
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Varies for the different programs and services
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-942-4646
Toll Free Phone 1-866-892-0172
Fax 705-759-1534
Website www.algomapublichealth.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary Contact Trina Mount, Executive Assistant to the Medical Officer of Health
Alternate Contact Leo Vecchio, Media Coordinator; Phone: 705-942-4646 ext 3066; Email: lvecchio@algomapublichealth.com
Volunteer Coordinator Ronna Dawson, Volunteer Coordinator; Email: rdawson@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) ; Federal - Public Health