Health

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Measles update

As of March 23, Toronto Public Health declared the measles outbreak over in Toronto. There were 10 lab-confirmed cases of measles in the city during the outbreak. Ensure you are protected against measles by reviewing your immunization record or talking to your health provider. For more information, see the TPH measles fact sheet.

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Be a Savvy Diner

TPH's Savvy Diner initiative has successfully piloted its menu labelling project with several independent restaurants in Toronto.  For information on the restaurants and the project, visit SavvyDiner.caBe a Savvy Diner by asking your favourite restaurant to provide menu labelling, so you can know what you are eating when you dine out.

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Report your child's immunization

The Immunization of School Pupils Act requires that students be immunized against nine diseases. Parents need to provide their child's immunization record or a valid exemption form with Toronto Public Health. Learn more about your child's vaccinations and how to report them.

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Public Health Champion Awards

The nomination period for the 2015 Public Health Champion Awards is open until April 30th. Learn more about the award, past recipients, and how you can submit a nomination. 

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Student Survey results released

TPH conducted a health survey in 2014 of grade 7 to 12 students in Toronto. Highlights from the report are now available. 

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Ebola risk remains very low

Ebola virus disease is a severe disease that causes haemorrhagic fever in humans and animals. There has never been a case of Ebola reported in Canada and the risk to Canadians remains very low. For more information on the Ebola virus disease, see Toronto Public Health's fact sheet.

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