Halton. Halton Region Public Health

Site: Oakville - Halton Regional Centre

Service: Infectious Disease and Outbreak Management Surveillance

Record #: OAK3757
Last Full Update: 05 Oct 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone Mon-Sun 24 hours 905-825-6000 or call 3-1-1
Toll Free Phone 1-866-442-5866
TTY Phone 905-827-9833
Fax 905-825-8797
E-Mail accesshalton@halton.ca
Website https://www.halton.ca/For-Residents/Immunizations-Preventable-Disease/Diseases-Infections
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary Contact Rabia Tharani, Manager, Communicable Disease
Alternate Contact Colleen Comerford; Lucy Sidey, Manager, Outbreak and Manager, Enteric & Vector Borne Diseases; Email: Colleen.comerford@halton.ca, Lyudmyla.Sidey@halton.ca

Agency Information

Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Halton Region Public Health conducts case and contact management and outbreak mangement for all diseases of public health significance.

Registered Nurses, Public Health Inspectors and Infection Control Specialists:

  • Complete investigations of diseases of public health significance (reportable diseases) including respiratory, enteric, vaccine-preventable, zoonotic, vector-borne and blood-borne reportable diseases. 
  • Respond to outbreaks in long-term care homes, retirement homes and congregate living settings.
  • Review and assess applications for mandatory blood testing of Emergency Service Workers under the Mandatory Blood Testing Act.
  • Ensure infection prevention and control (IPAC) programs are in place in long-term care homes, retirement homes and child care centres
  • Complete IPAC investigations and inspections

Website contains information regarding, but not limited to:


Office hours Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30 pm

Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility No restrictions

No application required

Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Halton Regional Centre
1151 Bronte Rd
Oakville, ON L6M 3L1
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Intersection Bronte Rd and North Service Rd
Mailing Address c/o Halton Region Public Health
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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