Middlesex-London Health Unit

Environmental Health and Chronic Disease Prevention Services

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Record #: LON3800 Last Modified: 17 Mar 2014 Last Full Update: 15 Jul 2013
Location
Located In CommunityLondon
Address201 Queens Ave, 4th Fl
London, ON N6A 5L7
Site LocationCentral London
AccessibilityFully Accessible
IntersectionQueens Ave and Clarence St
Mailing Address50 King St 
London, ON N6A 5L7
Contact Information
Office PhoneEnvironmental Health: 519-663-5317 ext 2300
Prevention Team: 519-663-5317 ext 2220
Fax519-663-9276
E-Mailhealth@mlhu.on.ca
Websitewww.healthunit.com
Primary ExecutiveWally Adams, Director, Environmental Health and Chronic Disease Prevention Services
Description & Services
DescriptionMonitors local food, water and air on a daily basis to ensure it is safe * programs and services focus on the importance of healthy active living and injury prevention

Child Safety - Website with tips for keeping kids out of harm's way

Food and Healthy Eating - Offers general information  and connection to resources related to food and healthy eating for children, youth, adults, parents and older adults
  • Healthy eating during pregnancy
  • Healthy eating for adults
  • Healthy weights
  • Healthy eating teens
  • Healthy eating school aged
  • General food and nutrition information
  • Community food programs (meal programs, food bank information)
  • Healthy eating links


Food Safety - Information related to food safety, including:
  • Food establishment inspection reports
  • Alerts/recalls
  • DineSafe program
  • Downloadable posters
  • Food safety at special events
  • Food safety for operators
  • Food safety in schools
  • Food safety laws
  • Barbecuing food safety tips
  • Causes of food poisoning
  • Cold storage of foods - How long should I keep it?
  • Food Handler Training Program
  • Food poisoning: common signs & symptoms
  • Hand washing keeps us healthy
  • Internal cooking temperatures of food
  • Preparing food at home: including supermarket safety and slow cookers
  • Safe food and water for travellers
  • Safe food and water during an emergency
  • Seniors and food safety
  • Summer food safety


Healthy Weights - Offers information about how to maintain a healthy weight

Healthy Workplace Program - Offers information regarding comprehensive workplace health and offers support to build a healthier workplace through the use of a variety of workplace related health strategies

Smoke Free Ontario and Tobacco Control - Website includes legal information about the Smoke-Free Ontario Act, the health consequences and burden of tobacco use, the benefits of quitting and information about programs and services available to help people overcome their tobacco addiction

Special Risk Citizens - Health inspection program to assist seniors living in squalor and refer to organizations that can help

Water Quality - Posts water quality information about beaches, drinking water, pools and hot tubs
HoursMon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Areas ServedLondon ; Middlesex County
BoundariesLondon and Middlesex
EligibilityVaries depending on service
ApplicationCall or visit * no referral required * appointments or registration required for certain programs or classes
FeesFree
LanguagesEnglish ; French
Established1972
FundingProvincial Government ; County of Middlesex ; Municipal - London
Supplementary Info
Alternate NameMLHU Health Inspection
Service Level(50) Non Profit