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Ottawa Public Health


Health Services

About Us

Working with community partners to improve Ottawa’s health and well-being. For over 125 years, Ottawa Public Health has provided public health programs and services to individuals and communities in Ottawa. We work to develop public policies that make Ottawa and its residents healthier and safer.

Ottawa Public Health is governed by the Board of Health, which is comprised of elected members of City Council and public members. We are a teaching health unit and work with all post-secondary educational institutions in the area. To learn more about us and our services visit