Environmental Health

Environmental Health


Reducing Risk, Protecting Health


Our Focus

Working within the Population Health Division and in co-operation with the Chief Public Health Officer, Environmental Health helps protect human health by managing potential health risk to the population.


Who We Are

The Environmental Health Team consists of seven Environmental Health Officers (EHOs) and one support staff person that are located in Hay River, Inuvik and Yellowknife. The EHOs are certified public health inspectors through the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI).


What We Do

EHOs spend most of their time with these topics:

EHOs employ a number of methods to protect the health of the public, such as providing:

Environmental Health News and Advisories