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Algoma Public Health

Health · Santé · Mno-ayaawin

Algoma Public Health. Photo: NORDIK Institute, 2015

Algoma Public Health is a leader in promoting and protecting health and well-being. It creates and sustains healthy communities in collaboration with the public. Workers at Algoma Public Health provide services to communities across the District, including classes, education events, safety inspections, resources for schools and daycares, and a nurse-practitioner-led clinic.

Located at Sault College, Algoma Public Health offers excellent learning opportunities for students interested in pursuing health as a career. The School of Public and Environmental Health trains students to work as Public Health Inspectors and Registered Environmental Health Specialists. Offered in partnership with Sault College, Lake Superior State University, and the Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion, it is the only program of its kind in the U.S. and Canada.

Challenge Yourself!

Think about it…

Have you ever thought about being a nurse or a health care professional?
Has someone from Algoma Public Health ever visited your school or workplace? What did you learn?