Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

In an emergency, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care is responsible for health, disease and epidemics, and the health care system. See the Ministry Emergency Response Plan (MERP).

Public Health Ontario (PHO)

Public Health Ontario's emergency management support team supplements and supports the province in its emergency planning and response, providing a broad range of scientific and technical specialization.

Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management 

  • Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management Ontario supports community response and coordinates provincial activities in an emergency.
  • Emergency Management Ontario offers training online. By creating an account, you can take any of the free courses offered 
  • The Emergency Management Doctrine of Ontario contains the roles, guidelines, policies and procedures, and legislation that guide the agency.

Health Canada

Health Canada is the lead federal department responsible for a wide range of emergencies. t the federal level, where assistance is requested or should the emergency involve more than one province or territory, the Government of Canada will mobilize its resources. For most emergencies, Public Safety Canada will coordinate the federal response in the health sector and can provide emergency funding to provinces and territories.

Public Health Agency of Canada

In a national health emergency or disaster, the Office of Emergency Response Services (OERS) is responsible for: supporting emergency health and social services in the provinces, territories or abroad, managing the National Emergency Stockpile System (NESS), and administers the Quarantine Act.

Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO)

The Canadian Red Cross helps communities in Canada and around the world affected by emergencies.?

The Salvation Army is a worldwide Christian church that "is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity." ? 

St. John Ambulance enables "Canadians to improve their health, safety and quality of life by providing training (first aid) and community services (health and safety)."

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The American Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health - through health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability, and preparedness for new health threats.

North Bay

345 Oak Street West

Parry Sound

70 Joseph Street Unit #302

Burk's Falls

17 Copeland Street (by appointment only)