Your Health

Shaping the health of you and your family means feeling safe, secure and free of harm - at home, in relationships, and in your community. Your individual well-being and overall health is supported through healthy lifestyle decisions in order to maintain a healthy body and mind.

Stay Safe

Prevention is key to keeping you and your family safe. Making positive, healthy individual lifestyle choices, and recognizing potential risks and harms, will enhance injury-free health and improve long-term health outcomes.

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What you can do:

Keep Your Vaccines Up to Date
Prevent Injuries
Have a Safe Home
Stop the Spread of Germs
Keep Your Food and Water Safe
Prepare for Emergencies
Be Safe in Your Environment

What we do:

Immunization Clinics
Investigate and Manage Outbreaks
Investigate Health Hazards
Promote Safe Environments
Work with Health Care Providers
Inspect Restaurants & Other Public Places
Investigate Infection Control Complaints
Promote Safe Homes
Work with Community Partners
Tuberculosis Testing Clinics
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Healthy Bodies

Good health isn’t the product of a single action, like exercise or eating well – good health results from a combination of healthy lifestyle decisions. Maintaining a healthy body and mental well-being benefit from individual choices, like immunizations, cancer screening and reduced alcohol consumption.

What you can do:

Stay Physically Active
Get Enough Sleep
Limit Smoking, Drinking, and Doing Drugs
Take care of your Eyes, Ears and Teeth
Cook and Eat together
Prevent Cancer
Have a Healthy Sex Life
Plan for a Healthy Pregnancy

What we do:

Sexual Health Clinics
Harm Reduction Services
Work with Community Partners
Enforce Smoke-Free Laws
Work with Municipalities

Healthy Minds

Good mental health is a key piece of our overall well-being. Mental health impacts our thoughts, feelings and actions. While mental illnesses are common, they can be treated. Supports can improve outcomes, reduce symptoms and help people lead satisfying, productive lives.

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What you can do:

Stay Mentally Well
Know How to Help Someone in Distress
Seek Help for Mental Illness

What we do:

Promote Mental Wellness
Connect Community Resources
Support Healthy Organizations
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Healthy Relationships

A healthy relationship brings out the best in us. Being part of a healthy relationship allows everyone involved to feel safe, supported, connected, respected and accepted for who they are.

What you can do:

Be Kind to Yourself and Others
Seek Help When You Need It
Look After Your Mind
Know What Makes a Healthy Relationship
Look after Your Body
Look After Others without Burning Out

What we do:

Sexual Health Clinics
Teach Healthy Babies Healthy Children Program
Prenatal Classes
Work with Community Partners
Teach Healthy Relationships in Schools
Ask a Public Health Nurse: Drop in Sessions
Support Healthy Organizations