Available Health Unit Services


The Health Unit continues to be open and available to answer questions. However, due to COVID-19, our regular services have been temporarily modified.  Here is a list of our current services:

COVID-19 Call Centre

  • We are responding to calls Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call: 1-800-563-2808

Environmental Health

Safe Food 

  • Pre-opening inspections for seasonal mobile food premises 

  • Assessing farmers market applications 

  • Following-up on food premise complaints  

Safe Water 

  • Accepting private single household water samples 
  • Interpreting lab results of water samples 
  • Education on well disinfection procedures 

Rabies prevention 

  • Following up on animal bites/scratches 

Health Hazard 

  • Hazardous Algae Blooms, referral, interpretation of risk  

Harm Reduction

  • Needle exchange
  • Naloxone kits

Healthy Families

Available by phone to provide up-to-date information regarding: 

  • Pregnancy; online prenatal education; preparation for parenting 

  • Breastfeeding ( consults available over phone; limited breastfeeding clinic appointments are available)   

  • Postpartum- newborn health, maternal physical health and mental well being;  caring for a new baby;  family adjustment 

  • Parenting tips and techniques, especially during the pandemic   

  • Recommendations and referrals to other community resources 


Oral Health

By appointment only
  • Dental emergencies
  • Emergency referrals

Sexual Health 

By appointment only 

  • STI and HIV testing  

  • Emergency contraception 

  • Pregnancy testing and counselling 

  • Note: Some services available by a public health nurse over the phone 


  • Telephone consults on immunizations, requests for immunization records, inquiries on vaccines, etc.
  • Vaccines by appointment for infants, aged 2 months through 18 months, and high risk individuals

North Bay

345 Oak Street West

Parry Sound

70 Joseph Street Unit #302

Burk's Falls

17 Copeland Street (by appointment only)