Toronto Public Health
The goal of the Health Professionals website is to provide you with timely, accurate, and relevant local public health information. Resources are primarily targeted at physicians and infection control practitioners practising in Toronto.
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News and Announcements
Toronto Public Health recently investigated a restaurant employee with confirmed hepatitis A infection. Physicians should be alert for patients presenting with signs and symptoms consistent with hepatitis A, who consumed food or drinks at the Kingston Road Cliffside Bistro restaurant on July 21, between July 25 and 29, and between August 2 and 4. For more information, see TPH's Hepatitis A Virus webpage for health professionals.
A new Lyme disease prophylaxis and diagnosis algorithm for clinicians is now available for download on our Lyme Disease page for Health Professionals.
See Toronto Public Health's Physician e-Newsletter for important updated information about tick submission and Lyme disease surveillance, prophylaxis and treatment.
July 18, 2017
In Toronto, the number of people dying from drug overdose has risen 73% over the past decade. See What Toronto health care providers need to know for more detailed information.
July 18, 2017
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- Cancer Prevention and Screening
- Enteric Outbreak Management
- Grade 7 & 8 Immunization and Vaccines
- Harm Reduction Services
- Publicly Funded Immunization Schedules for Ontario
- Rabies and Animal Bites/Exposures
- Respiratory Outbreak Management
- Vaccine Storage and Handling
- Zika Virus