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The Ottawa Public Health Information Line (OPHIL) offers free confidential information and advice on a variety of health topics, ranging from:

  • Immunization
  • Breastfeeding
  • Tobacco cessation
  • Physical activity and healthy eating
  • Food safety

Service also available in over 170 languages:

When calling the Ottawa Public Health, you may request the assistance of an interpreter. This service is available in over 170 different languages. You will be placed in a 3-way call with the interpreter, who will provide you with an opportunity to discuss your inquiry in the language of your choice

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TTY: 613-580-9656, Toll free: 1-866-426-8885

Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (closed on statutory holidays).

To report a public health emergency after hours and on statutory holidays, please call 3-1-1 (613-580-2400, TTY: 580-2401) and ask for the Public Health Officer on call.


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Important Notice:
E-mailing personal and confidential health related information to the Ottawa Public Health is not recommended. If you have a question related to a specific health issue, contact your health care professional directly. This web site is neither licensed, nor able to comment on specific personal health problems.

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Ottawa Public Health
100 Constellation Drive
Ottawa, ON
K2G 6J8
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