Toronto Public Health (TPH) reports to the Board of Health and is responsible for the health and well-being of all 2.8 million residents. TPH has focused on protecting and promoting the health of Toronto residents since 1883 by:

  • preventing the spread of disease, promoting healthy living and advocating for conditions that improve health for Toronto residents
  • using surveillance to monitor the health status of the population in order to respond to on-going and emerging health needs
  • developing and implementing public policy and practices that enhance the health of individuals, communities and the entire city

Medical Officer of Health

Dr. Eileen de Villa

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