The Board of Health is a local board of the City, governed by the Health Protection and Promotion Act to direct and oversee the work of Toronto Public Health, as required by the Act and the Ontario Public Health Standards and Protocols published by the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care.

The Board of Health considers matters relevant to the management and delivery of quality public health programs and services in the areas of:

  • health assessment;
  • health protection;
  • disease prevention; and
  • health promotion.

The Board of Health consists of 13 members and is composed of:

  • 6 Council members
  • 6 members of the public
  • 1 education representative

To learn more about serving on the Board of Health, visit the City of Toronto website.

Meetings, Agendas, Minutes and Members