Middlesex-London Health Unit

Service: Emergency Preparedness

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Record #: LON3803 Last Modified: 22 Sep 2014 Last Full Update: 26 Jun 2014
Contact Information
Office Phone519-663-5317 ext 2371
Fax519-663-9413
E-Mailemergency@mlhu.on.ca
Websitewww.healthunit.com/emergency-planning
Primary ContactMarilyn Ashworth, Assistant - Emergency Preparedness; Phone: 519-663-5317 ext 2539; Email: marilyn.ashworth@mlhu.on.ca
Agency Information
Parent Agency NameMiddlesex-London Health Unit
Service Level(50) Non Profit
Established1972
Primary ExecutivePatricia Simone, Manager, Emergency Preparedness; Phone: 519-663-5317 ext 2371; cell 519-617-0571; Email: pat.simone@mlhu.on.ca
FundingMunicipal - London ; County of Middlesex ; Provincial Government
Description and Service Details
DescriptionOrganized plans to protect the health and safety of people in the case of a public hazard, or to limit damage to property or the environment

Coordinates community emergency response efforts on behalf of the Health Unit to assist the general public when a disaster occurs
  • member of municipal emergency planning committees at City and County
  • emergency health communications
  • disease outbreak management
  • immunization
  • monitoring water quality
  • food safety
  • home safety
  • pandemic planning
  • hazardous materials
  • air quality
  • family preparedness
  • extreme weather response
  • general information

Designated Officer (DO)
- Specialized training for emergency service workers * program addresses the Exposure of Emergency Service Workers to Infectious Disease Protocol and the Mandatory Blood Testing Act

Fit Testing
- Clinics on site or at workplaces to fit workers for respirators * to achieve compliance for worker personal protection

Community Emergency Response Volunteers (CERV) - Coordinates community emergency response volunteers trained in the following areas to assist the health unit and the general public when a disaster occurs
HoursMon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Areas ServedLondon ; Middlesex County
BoundariesLondon and Middlesex
EligibilityVaries depending on service
ApplicationCall, email or visit website
LanguagesEnglish
FeesFree
Site Information
Site LocationCentral London with satellite office in Strathroy
Located In CommunityLondon
Address & Map
50 King St
London, ON N6A 5L7
IntersectionKing St and Ridout St
AccessibilityFully Accessible