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Environmental Health

653 West Gore St
Stratford, ON
N5A 1L4
Toll-Free: 1-888-221-2133
Fax: 519-271-2195
iconPath Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Last Updated: Jul 5, 2023: Suggest an edit


Call or visit * no referral required * appointments or registration required for certain programs or classes

Eligibility / Target Population

Varies depending on service


Varies by program



Area Served

Huron County and Perth County


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Description of Services

Delivery of public health programs including food safety, safe water and infectious diseases
  • Beach Water Quality Monitoring Water testing at public lake shore beaches * see Twitter @huronbeachinfo and website for notifications
  • Food Safety Food safety information * safe food handling courses * food premises inspections, investigates food borne illnesses, responds to food premises related complaints
  • Safe Drinking Water Public Health Inspectors conduct risk assessments of identified small drinking water systems that service publicly accessible facilities * free private well water testing bottles available at sites throughout the County * provides information related to interpretation of well water sample results
  • Tobacco Enforcement Enforces the Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017 through inspections of enclosed workplaces, public places, schools and other places that are required to be smoke, vape and cannabis-free * conducts inspections of tobacco and electronic cigarette vendors to ensure compliance with the Smoke-Free Ontario Act, including youth access restrictions, and the display and promotion of products
  • Vector Borne Disease Control Surveillence of West Nile virus, Lyme disease and other diseases transmitted by various means such as ticks and mosquitos, as well as tick identification
  • Well Water Safety Free well water testing for bacteria * enforces drinking water regulations (small drinking water systems) * educates on well and drinking water safety
Last Updated: Jul 5, 2023: Suggest an edit