Recognizing the health impacts of the natural and human-made surroundings in which we live, work, and play.
[Last Updated: Feb 11, 2021] During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it may be necessary to periodically close public buildings and facilities, followed by re-opening when safe again. Periods of low…View Full Article
Conversation series: From risk to resilience: A health equity approach to pandemic preparedness, response and recovery
National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health (NCCDH), Office of the Chief PHO of Canada This 5-part conversation series is anchored in findings from the chief public health officer (CPHO…View Full Article
The transmission of COVID-19, which occurs primarily through close contact with an infected person, has made it necessary for large proportions of the world’s population to self-isolate in their…View Full Article
[Last Updated: Feb 24, 2021] Legionella bacteria are opportunistic premise plumbing pathogens (OPPP) that can cause illnesses collectively referred to as legionellosis. Legionellosis includes…View Full Article
Moving Beyond the Farebox: Rethinking how we move, how resilient our systems are, and what the future of our communities looks like
Washing hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds is the most effective strategy for removing the COVID-19 virus from hands. In some situations, hand sanitizers can be used as a substitute if…View Full Article