Program: Middlesex-London Health Unit
Phone Numbers: 519-663-5317
Fax: 519-663-9581
Email: health@mlhu.on.ca
Website: www.healthunit.com
Address:
50 King St
London, ON
N6A 5L7
Intersection: King St and Ridout St
Location: Central London with satellite office in Strathroy
Accessibility:
Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Executives: Dr Christopher Mackie - Medical Officer of Health
Contacts: Dan Flaherty - Communications Manager
519-663-5317 ext 2469
Service Description: Health agency that addresses public health issues and promotes healthy living
  • immunization and screening for communicable diseases
  • health education programs
  • family and child health
  • dental health
  • sexual health
  • injury prevention
  • environmental health
  • physical activity
  • public health standards enforcement
  • research and population-based health research
  • food safety
  • alcohol and substance abuse
  • abuse
  • rabies

Well Baby Clinic
- Support with breastfeeding, nutrition, safety, child development, community support, and parenting

Safe Water Program - Aims reduce the incidence of water-borne illnesses and recreational water-related injuries in the community


Emergency Preparedness - Organized plans to protect the health and safety of people in the case of a public hazard, or to limit damage to property or the environment

Environmental Health and Chronic Disease Prevention Services - Monitors local food, water and air on a daily basis to ensure it is safe * programs and services focus on the importance of healthy active living and injury prevention

Family Health Services - Provides public health programs and services and advocacy for parents and families during all stages of life, including preconception, pregnancy, families with infants,  and children 0-4 years of age, school-age children and young adults

Health Library - Public in-house collection focuses on health promotion and disease prevention * reference, inter-library loan and current awareness services to public health professionals and students on placement

Needle Exchange Program - Reduces harm by providing a free and safe place for people to access clean supplies, dispose of used supplies, get blood and urine testing, and assists with healing and counselling

Oral Health - Administers dental coverage programs for qualifying children and youth 17 years of age and younger, and for Middlesex County Ontario Works child clients * offers no-cost direct dental treatment services to program clients at 50 King Dental Clinic * offers low-cost dental cleanings to qualifying adults and children * provides oral screenings and education to schools and community partners

Oral Health, Communicable Disease and Sexual Health Services - Monitors, prevents and helps stops the spread of infectious diseases like influenza, tuberculosis, salmonella, hepatitis, sexually transmitted infections and others

Travel Immunization Clinic (The) - Immunization clinic specializing in vaccinations against infectious  diseases common in foreign countries * pre-travel medical assessing and travel advice

Fees: Varies by program
Application: Call or visit * no referral required * appointments or registration required for certain programs or classes
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Varies depending on service
Languages: English
Language Note: French available for Family Health Services * scheduling of French interpretation available upon request for Communicable Disease and Sexual Health Services
Area(s) Served: London and Middlesex
See Also: Public Health Promotion
Public Health Units
Last Updated: 8/25/2014
Service Record URL: http://southwesthealthline.ca/displayService.aspx?id=13785

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