Health Department Help Lines

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Our free, confidential help lines provide the information you need to promote and protect your health and to prevent injuries and disease.

Durham Health Connection Line - 905-666-6241, 1-800-841-2729

Durham Health Connection Line Public Health Nurses address:

  • parenting concerns
  • infant and child development
  • breastfeeding support and services
  • infant and child nutrition
  • prenatal resources and information
  • teen, adult and senior issues
  • healthy eating, healthy living and injury prevention
  • immunization and travel health
  • smoking cessation
  • community resources

Environmental Help Line public health inspectors address:

  • food safety and drinking water quality
  • health hazards, emergency management and other environmental health issues
  • animal bites and rabies
  • infectious diseases, infection control, outbreak control and West Nile virus
  • beauty and body art safety
  • day nurseries issues
  • pools, beaches and playground safety
  • Smoke-Free Ontario Act enforcement
  • private sewage systems


For more information call
DURHAM HEALTH CONNECTION LINE 905-666-6241 or 1-800-841-2729
ENVIRONMENTAL HELP LINE 905-723-3818 or 1-888-777-9613