Northwestern Health Unit

Site: Kenora - City View Location

Service: Health Hazard Investigation

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Description & Services
Public Comments Community Emergency Response Committees located in: Atikokan, Dryden, Ear Falls, Emo, Fort Frances, Ignace, Kenora, Minaki, Pickle Lake, Rainy River, Red Lake, Sioux Lookout and Sioux Narrows
Description (Service)
  • Provides a 24-hour emergency line to report health hazards or obtain information about a health hazard emergency event 
  • Identifies and investigates potential health hazards including extreme temperatures, heavy metals, bed bugs etc 
  • Takes appropriate steps to eliminate and/or decrease the effects of the health hazards to the community 
  • Ensures public health services are delivered during health hazard events 
  • Participates on Community Emergency Response Committees to develop, coordinate and monitor plans for communities to follow in emergency situations 
  • Partners with Kenora Integrated Pest Management Committee (KIPMC) to monitor pesticide use
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District
Eligibility No restrictions
Application No application process
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-468-3147
Toll Free Phone 1-800-830-5978
After Hours Phone Emergency 1-866-475-6505
Crisis Phone Health Hazard: 1-807-468-7109
Fax 807-468-4970
Primary Contact Program Assistant
Alternate Contact Environmental Health Manager; Fax: 807-468-3914
Located In Community Kenora
Address 210 First St N
Kenora, ON P9N 2K4
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Intersection First St N and Matheson St S
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC)