Youth-serving organizations can apply for up to $5,000 of funding to develop leadership skills and support health promotion projects in their community. Application deadline is September 16th, 2015.
Avoid mosquito bites to reduce your risk of West Nile virus. Use insect repellents approved by Health Canada. Cover up especially at dawn and dusk when mosquitoes are most active. Remove standing water on your property.
Extreme heat and poor air quality can have direct impacts on health, especially during periods of physical activity. Weather Active is a free app designed to help reduce the risks of extreme heat and air pollution exposure while enjoying the benefits of healthy summer activity.
TPH is introducing a new online tool that allows Toronto residents to easily report cases of foodborne illness. Think you might have food poisoning? Report it online using GastroBusters to help us find food items and locations that might make other people sick.
Enter our Think Before You Drink Contest for a chance to win two movie passes and learn about low-risk drinking.
Blacklegged ticks have recently been found in Toronto, suggesting that these ticks are becoming established here. Learn more about how Toronto Public Health performs tick surveillance and the get the latest surveillance results. For more information on Lyme disease see Toronto Public Health's fact sheet.
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