Population and Public Health Services
Population and Public Health Services focuses on health promotion, health protection and disease prevention. Healthy choices are promoted in the areas of nutrition, tobacco, injury prevention, physical activity, sexual health and dental health. Specific programs including education and support are provided in the areas of prenatal, newborn, preschool, school age and seniors' health.
Keeping active is one of the best things you can do for your body, mind and soul. The Active Living site provides information to assist you in answering your physical activity needs at different stages of life.
If you are pregnant or are currently breastfeeding, we offer Prenatal Breastfeeding Classes and a drop-in Breastfeeding Support Centre.
Population and Public Health Services is responsible for limiting the spread of communicable diseases in the community.
Support for community development assists community members in health planning.
Dental Health Coordinators provide assessment and preventive programs to promote good oral health and reduce dental disease.
Environmental Health Program (Public Health Inspection)
Public Health Inspectors monitor food safety, water quality, public areas, investigate reports of communicable diseases and enforce smoking bylaws.
Preventing falls is important to overall health and wellness. Health promotion coordinators work with partners to reduce falls within the community.
Public health inspectors monitor food handling, inspect food processing facilities and grocery stores and offer course on safe food handling. For more information on how to make sure you are serving safe food click here.
Good Germs, Bad Germs
Bacteria are one of the fundamentals of life. Some are good for us, while others cause harm to human health.
Health Promotion aims to promote health and prevent disease through program areas such as Active Living, Nutrition, Dental Health, Falls Prevention, Tobacco Reduction and the Seniors' Healthy Living Program.
Health Status Reports
The Health Status Reports provide information on the health of the population in the Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region.
Population and Public Health Services provides speakers to talk to your group about health issues.
Hearing Services - Hearing Aid Plan
Audiological services are provided.
Protect infants and children from communicable diseases through immunization. If you are traveling outside Canada protect your health by having the proper immunization.
Free influenza vaccine is available each fall for people who are at risk of catching influenza.
Map of Health Centres in Regina
Click here for locations of Health Centres in Regina.
Maternal & New Parent Programs
Population and Public Health Services offer programs to support pre and post-natal health.
Public Health Nutritionists promote healthy public policy and help to create environments that contribute to the nutritional health of the early childhood, school-aged and adult populations.
Rural community nutritionists offer individual and group nutrition education, as well as community initiatives around healthy eating.
Parent Mentoring Program
This program links new parents and experienced parents to provide support, role-modeling and friendship.
Keeping your feet healthy promotes an active lifestyle.
The Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region and the Dr. Paul Schwann Centre at the University of Regina developed the Positive Steps Fall Prevention and Exercise Program to introduce and lead older adults through an exercise program.
Prenatal classes are an important part of a healthy pregnancy.
Preschool Health Programs
These programs support and promote healthy child development.
Programs for children from infancy to 13 years of age
Population and Public Health Services offers a variety of programs and services for children and young adolescents.
Population and Public Health Services annual reports.
School Health Program
Population and Public Health Services works with teachers and school staff to promote health.
Seniors' Healthy Living Program
The Seniors’ Healthy Living Program supports and promotes the health, dignity and well-being of the older adult.
Sexual Health Clinic
Testing and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases is available at the Sexual Health Clinic.
Sunrise Health Program
The Sunrise Health Program provides health and wellness services.
Health Promotion works with partners to promote healthy public policies and create smoke-free and other environments that make it easier to reduce or prevent tobacco use. Information about quitting and support is provided.
West Nile Virus
Information on West Nile Virus and Mosquito control.