Environmental Health

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Environmental Health is a community-based program that is responsible for assessing physical, biological and chemical hazards in our environments. It is targeted towards preventing disease and creating healthy environments.

To Contact a Public Health Inspector:

Phone: 306-766-7755 Main Line
Email: environmentalhealth@rqhealth.ca
Rural area Inspector contact information - click here.
To see All Public Health Legislation - click here.
To see which health region your community belongs to - click here.
To contact a Public Health inspector in another health region - click here.

Public Health Inspectors work within Environmental Health to provide the following service areas:

Bed Bug Information

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Environmental Health is a community-based program that is responsible for assessing physical, biological and chemical hazards in our environments.

Communicable Disease Management - Environmental Health

​The Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region conducts communicable disease investigation follow up related to foodborne, waterborne and vector-borne diseases and outbreaks.

Be Dog Smart

Be Dog Smart is a joint public education initiative aimed at educating children under the age of 12 regarding dog bite prevention.

Onsite Sewage Disposal Systems

In many areas there is not a communal sewage disposal system for buildings to hook into.

Environmental Health Personal Services

Personal Services include tattooing, piercing, electrolosis and much more

Plumbing Inspections

Safe Food

Public Health Inspectors work to ensure food sold and distributed to the public is safe to eat.

Safe Housing

Health Inspectors, in partnership with other agencies, work to ensure the housing environments we live in are safe and meet minimum housing standards.

Recreational Water and Public Swimming Pools

Information on Inspection of Recreational Waters including Swimming Pools and open water

Safe Drinking Water

The safety of our drinking water is the cornerstone to Public Health and of paramount importance to preventing disease transmission.

Team Scrub - Promoting Hand Hygiene

Team Scrub is a program geared for children from Kindergarten to Grade 6, to promote the importance of proper hand hygiene, leading to decreased rates of communicable disease in our community.

Tobacco Control and Environmental Health

The Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region's goal is to reduce the number of deaths due to tobacco and to protect residents from second-hand smoke.