Algoma Public Health
Health Care Providers
COVID-19 Updates for Health Care Professionals
For more information visit Guidance for Health Sector as provided by the Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care
Emergency Child Care Services
Emergency child care services are reserved exclusively for children of essential and critical service workers identified in the Province of Ontario's "List of Workers Eligible for Emergency Child Care," and who have limited alternatives. Priority will be determined by Social Services based on eligibility and available spaces.
Essential service workers should complete and submit the online application and you will be contacted by Social Services staff.
To report suspected or confirmed diseases of public health significance, health providers may contact Algoma Public Health 24/7.
For disease-specific details on how to send appropriate specimens for public health laboratory testing, including type of specimen, timing of collection, requisition forms, and turnaround time, please see Public Health Ontario’s A to Z test information index for all diseases of public health significance.
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
(closed on statutory holidays)
- Infection Control: (705) 759-5404
- Sexual Health: (705) 541-7100
- Parent Child: (705) 541-7101
- Immunization: (705) 759-5409
Emergency After Hours:
To report a public health emergency after hours or on a statutory holiday please call: (705) 254-6611
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Date of creation: February 28, 2019
Date modified: August 24, 2020