Toronto Public Health

Communicable Disease Control

To prevent and control the spread of communicable disease in our city.  Toronto Public Health provides immunizations, health education and counselling, clinical services, inspection services and responds to reports of communicable diseases and outbreaks in our community and our institutions.



World TB Day is March 24

TPH is committed to a world free of tuberculosis. Our staff provide support for individuals with TB and their families. We also collaborate with communities to reduce the impact of TB in Toronto. Tuberculosis is preventable, treatable and curable. Medication is free. Together we can stop TB!

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Hand Hygiene

Hands carry and spread germs. Keeping your hands clean through good hygiene practice is one of the most important steps to avoid getting sick and spreading germs.

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Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is an illness caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi, which can be spread through the bite of certain types of ticks.

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Sexual Health

Toronto Public Health promotes and celebrates healthy sexuality. We provide consultation, support, resources, programming and clinical services.

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West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus (WNV) is a potentially serious illness. It is transmitted to humans through the bite of an infected mosquito. Although the risk of becoming infected is low, protection against mosquito bites can reduce this risk even further. 


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Search inspection results for establishments that provide personal services.



Information and services to keep our children and citizens healthy and reduce the burden of vaccine preventable diseases. 


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Tuberculosis is preventable, treatable and curable. Learn how we can work together to stop TB.