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The Eastern Ontario Health Unit plays an important role in helping to create and maintain a healthy and safe environment. Throughout the regions of Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry, Prescott-Russell and Cornwall, we:

  • monitor water quality for residents on well water
  • monitor water quality for recreational facilities such as public pools, spas and municipal beaches
  • monitor West Nile virus activity across the region through mosquito and bird surveillance

The Health Unit is not involved in the following services:  

  • mould and mildew problems in apartment buildings
  • house and commercial building structural problems
  • kennels and other farm animal-related issues
  • vehicle and equipment storage
  • garbage disposal
  • hazardous wastes
  • spreading and storing of manure and other farm waste products
  • herbicide and insecticide manuring
  • issuance of building permits for privately-owned sewage disposal systems and provision of inspections services

Please refer to the appropriate agency if you experience any of the problems listed above.

Confirmed Human Case of West Nile Virus in Our Area

The Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) is confirming the summer’s first human case of West Nile virus in the region. Mosquitoes in the area served by the health unit tested positive for the viru... Read more

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