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Organization: Halton. Halton Region Health Department - Oakville - Halton Regional Centre - Tobacco Use Prevention  
Phone Numbers: Mon-Sun 24 hours 905-825-6000 or call 3-1-1
Toll-Free: 1-866-442-5866
TTY: 905-827-9833
Email: accesshalton@halton.ca
Website: www.halton.ca/For-Residents/Public-Health/Alcohol,...
Address:
c/o Halton Region Health Department
Halton Regional Centre
1151 Bronte Rd
Oakville, ON
L6M 3L1
Intersection: Bronte Rd and QEW
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Executives: Hamidah Meghani - Medical Officer of Health
Public Contacts: Jacinth Miller - Acting Manager, Healthy Built Environments
Service Description: The Tobacco Use Prevention Program
  • provides information, support and resources about tobacco use prevention
  • targets all Halton adults and youth, and works with other programs to address tobacco-related health issues among children

The Halton Region's Health Department tobacco programming is aimed at:
  • preventing young people from smoking
  • protecting people from second-hand smoke
  • helping people to quit smoking
  • denormalizing the tobacco industry
  • promoting tobacco-free sport and recreation
  • public health inspectors inspect and enforce the Smoke-Free Ontario Act (SFOA) in all premises that sell or distribute tobacco products
  • the SFOA makes it illegal for anyone to sell or supply tobacco products to individuals under the age of 19 years
  • public health inspectors also provide education and information to tobacco retailers and the community

Fees: None
Application: No application required
Eligibility / Target Population: No restrictions
Languages: English
Area Served:
Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton, North West Mississauga, Oakville, South West Mississauga, Wellington  
See Also: Addiction Education and Prevention
Smoking Cessation

This information was last completely updated on November 29, 2017

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Updated November 29, 2017
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