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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.


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