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Our guidance reviews help environmental health professionals to contextualize evidence and identify relevant best practice recommendations, guidance, and tools in emerging subject areas. These documents summarize existing recommendations and guidelines from across multiple agencies and are produced via rapid reviews of academic and grey literature, expert consultation, and cooperation with external partners. These documents do not supersede provincial or federal guidance or regulations.

Masking during the COVID-19 pandemic

Environmental public health guidance for encampments during the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 in indoor environments — Air and surface disinfection measures

Using Hand Sanitizers Safely During the COVID-19 pandemic

Reducing COVID-19 Transmission Through Cleaning and Disinfecting Household Surfaces

COVID-19 and outdoor safety: Considerations for use of outdoor recreational spaces

Using Shared Laundry Facilities During the COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 Precautions for Multi-unit Residential Buildings

Crematoria and Air Quality Fact Sheet

Human health risk assessments addressing artificial turf and crumb rubber

Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Knowledge and Needs Scan: Findings, Gaps and Recommendations

ROOMING HOUSES 2017: Highlights of a study by Direction régionale de santé publique de Montréal and Direction de l’habitation de la Ville de Montréal

Controlling giant hogweed: the scope of a concerted regional intervention

Testing for Lead In School Drinking Water: A Summary of Sampling Protocols

Microbial Risks and Canadian Regulations For Specialty Ethnic Foods: Pork Dinakdakan

Microbial Risks and Canadian Regulations For Specialty Ethnic Foods: Ceviche

Fact sheet: Environmental Health Risks of Personal Cannabis Cultivation

Guidance for the Environmental Public Health Management of Crude Oil Incidents

Programs and Services - Who Does What?

Cyanobacteria in Freshwater