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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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Position Statement on Expanding the Sale of Alcoholic Beverages in Ontario

The Government of Ontario has publicly stated that it intends to expand access to alcohol to chain grocery stores in Ontario. Read TPH's position statement.

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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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Artificial turf in Toronto

Artificial turf is increasingly being used in places like sports fields, child care facilities and streetscapes in Toronto. TPH has completed a health impact assessment to better understand the potential implications of its increased use. Learn more about artificial turf and the impacts it has on our environment and our health.

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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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