Public Health

Protecting the public, preventing disease and promoting health

Public Health

Below is a list of key Public Health contacts including Medical Health Officers, Environmental Health and Facility Licensing.

Medical Health Officers Dr. Patricia Daly, Chief Medical Health Officer & Vice-President, Public Health

800 – 601 West Broadway
Vancouver, BC   V5Z 4C2
Tel: 604.675.3900
Fax: 604.731.2756

Coastal

Urban (North Shore)
Dr. Mark Lysyshyn, (North Shore):
Tel: 604.983.6701

Rural (Sunshine Coast, Sea-to-Sky, Bella Bella/Bella Coola)
Dr. Paul Martiquet
Tel: 604.886.5600

Richmond

Dr. James Lu
Tel: 604.244.5129

Vancouver

Dr. John Carsley
Tel: 604.675.3900

Dr. Meena Dawar
Tel: 604.675.3900

Dr. Réka Gustafson
Tel: 604.675.3900

 

Medical Health Officer on call (24/7)

For weekends, holidays, after hours or if local MHO is unavailable and urgent public health advice is needed:
Tel: 604.527.4893 Environmental health

This team supports food safety, water quality, air quality, pest management, sanitation, noise control and tobacco reduction.

Email: environmentalhealth@vch.ca

Visit the Your Environment section of this site for more information on the services offered.

Facility Licensing

This team protects and promotes the health, safety and well-being of vulnerable children and adults in care facilities such as residential care homes and daycares.
Email: communitycare.licensing@vch.ca

Visit the Your Environment section of this site for more information on the services offered.