About Us

Algoma Public Health

About Us

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Public Health


Algoma Public Health (APH) is a public health agency committed to improving health and reducing social inequities in health through evidence-informed practice.

APH has a main office in Sault Ste. Marie and three offices in the Algoma district: Blind River, Elliot Lake and Wawa. Learn more about Algoma Public Health's organizational structure.

We have 200 employees who deliver provincially legislated public health services and community programs. We are governed by an autonomous Board of Health and have strong community partnerships throughout the Algoma district.

 

Our Code of Conduct ensures that we, as members of Algoma Public Health, work in a safe, courteous and friendly environment and that we nurture a culture of integrity and respect. 

APH is one of 36 non-profit public health agencies funded by local and provincial governments.

We work with individuals, families and community partners to promote and protect health and to prevent disease

Mission


Together with our communities, Algoma Public Health is a leader in promoting and protecting health and well-being.

Vision


Together, we create and sustain healthy communities.

Values

  • Excellence
  • Respect
  • Accountability & Transparency
  • Collaboration