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Health - Environmental Health

Communicable Disease Control

Management and follow-up of communicable diseases. Communicable diseases include food borne illness (food poisoning), water borne illness, and animal or insect borne illness. Environmental health officers perform active surveillance/contact tracing, education, and outbreak control.more info

Address / Contact Info
Northern Health, Terrace Health Unit
3412 Kalum St.
, Terrace, BC, V8G 4T2
Phone: (250) 631-4200
Fax: (250) 638-2342
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Emergency Preparedness Liaison

Environmental health officers work with communities and industry to prepare for and respond to emergencies such as floods, gas well blow outs, and hazardous goods spills. Interactions may include inspections, consultations, and public information.more info

Address / Contact Info
Northern Health, Terrace Health Unit, Second floor
3412 Kalum St.
, Terrace, BC, V8G 4T2
Phone: (250) 631-4222
Fax: (250) 638-2209
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Environmental Assessments-Hagwilget

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Address / Contact Info
Hagwilget Village Council
Hagwilget, BC, V0J 2A0
Phone: (250) 842-6258
Fax: (250) 842-6792
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Environmental Health

Aims to protect the health of northern communities in British Columbia through education and inspection strategies designed to reduce health risks and disease to the public. Environmental Health Officers, often called Public Health Inspectors, safeguard the well-being of both the public and the environment by providing public health issue information on food, water, and air quality, monitoring facilities and development construction, and enforcing health legislation. Program addresses all the physical, chemical, and biological factors external to a person, and all the related factors impacting behaviours.more info

Address / Contact Info
Northern Health, Terrace Health Unit
3412 Kalum St.
, Terrace, BC, V8G 4T2
Phone: (250) 631-4222
Fax: (250) 638-2209
Web Links Website Email

Environmental Health

We offer a Drinking Water Safety Program that monitors and tests drinking water for Telegraph Creek and IR #9.more info

Address / Contact Info
Tahitian Health & Social Services Society
Telegraph Creek , BC
Phone: (250) 235-3805
Crisis Line : (250) 235-3113
Fax: (250) 235-3115
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Environmental Health - Drinking Water Inspections and Samples

All water supplies, except those that serve only one single-family residence, must be approved for construction and operation. Environmental health officers work with water supply operators to ensure safe drinking water via interactions and inspections. They also respond to complaints and requests for investigations.more info

Address / Contact Info
Northern Health, Terrace Health Unit, Second floor
3412 Kalum St.
, Terrace, BC, V8G 4T2
Phone: (250) 631-4222
Fax: (250) 638-2209
Web Links Email

Environmental Health - Food Safety

Environmental health officers work with operators of temporary and permanent food establishments, handling approval of new facilities, inspections, food sampling, and complaint follow-up. Also provides information to groups and individuals about food safety.more info

Address / Contact Info
Northern Health, Terrace Health Unit, Second floor
3412 Kalum St.
, Terrace, BC, V8G 4T2
Phone: (250) 631-4222
Fax: (250) 638-2209
Web Links Email

Environmental Health - Health Inspections

Provides permits/certification, inspections, education, and complaint follow-up regarding the operation of camp facilities, personal service establishments, sewerage systems, and non-residential swimming pool construction. Environmental Health officers work to ensure safe practices to reduce spread of communicable diseases and malfunction of sites/systems.more info

Address / Contact Info
Northern Health, Terrace Health Unit, Second floor
3412 Kalum St.
, Terrace, BC, V8G 4T2
Phone: (250) 631-4222
Fax: (250) 638-2209
Web Links Website Email

Environmental Health - Tobacco Enforcement

Tobacco enforcement officers work with facility operators to ensure smoke free public places and restriction of the sale of tobacco to minors.more info

Address / Contact Info
Northern Health, Terrace Health Unit, Second floor
3412 Kalum St.
, Terrace, BC, V8G 4T2
Phone: (250) 631-4222
Fax: (250) 638-2209
Web Links Email

Environmental Health - West Nile Virus

Environmental health offices provide information on the West Nile Virus in the Northern Health region and also take calls reporting dead corvids (ravens, crows, magpies and jays).more info

Address / Contact Info
Northern Health, Terrace Health Unit, Second floor
3412 Kalum St.
, Terrace, BC, V8G 4T2
Phone: (250) 631-4222
Fax: (250) 638-2209
Web Links Email