Public Health

Boil Water Advisory (PDF file)
A Boil Water Advisory (BWA) is a notice advising the public on what precautions to take (boil the water) prior to using water for drinking and other purposes, until the drinking water supply is confirmed to be safe and the advisory is rescinded.
Learn about the guidelines for using water safely during a Boil Water Advisory. (PDF file)


Distracted driving
Working together with Halton Regional Police Service, Halton Region is committed to improving the health and safety of its residents by encouraging drivers to keep their eyes on the road and stop distracted driving. Learn more about distracted driving.


Reporting immunizations 
In order to attend school, children must have the legally required immunizations, as outlined in the provincial Immunization of School Pupils Act (ISPA). The Halton Region Health Department enforces ISPA on behalf of the Province and needs your help ensuring your child’s immunization history is up-to-date. Learn how to report immunizations.


Stop Smoking Sign

Halton Region is encouraging smokers in Halton to kick the smoking habit by participating in the eighth annual Driven to Quit Challenge.
Click here for more information.



conversations you should have about health

Let's Start a Conversation About Health - Video
Watch this brief video showing why health is about much more than just access to medical care. Get  encouraged to think about actions you can take to work towards better health for all.
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