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Information on Ebola virus

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 visit Public Health Agency of Canada or the World Health Organization.

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TPH releases report on e-Cigarettes

TPH has reviewed the available evidence on electronic cigarette use, safety, health effects, and its potential as a smoking cessation aid, and will be presenting a report at the August 18th Board of Health meeting. Read TPH's official position statement and the full report for more information.

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STOP on the Road program

TPH has partnered with CAMH to deliver Smoking Treatments for Ontario Patients (STOP) on the Road workshops across Toronto. Access this free service and other resources available to help you quit on our Live Tobacco-Free Quitting section.

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Heading to the beach?

From June to August, the City of Toronto takes daily water samples from the supervised beaches across the city and tests for E. coli bacteria. When E. coli levels are high Toronto Public Health will post warning signs against swimming.Get the latest test results.

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