Northwestern Health Unit

Site: Kenora - City View Location

Service: Environmental Health

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Description & Services
Public Comments Health Hazard is a 24-hour public line to report health hazards
Description (Service) Provides educational sessions, programs and services to prevent and reduce the adverse effects of potential environmental dangers
Administers the following programs: 
  • ChooseWise 
  • Food Safety 
  • Health Hazard Investigation 
  • Infection Control 
  • Safe Water (drinking and recreational) 
  • Sewage and Land Development 
  • Special Occasion Food Permits
Emergency Response
Provides a 24-hour emergency line for reporting health hazards
Provides emergency preparedness checklists for use in individual's homes for the following: 
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning 
  • Caring for your baby during emergency 
  • Community disaster/emergency 
  • Food safety for emergency situations 
  • Going home after a prolonged absence 
  • Hypothermia 
  • Water supplies
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 Enforcement Manager; Phone: 807-223-3301; Fax: 807-223-5754
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)