Environmental Health

Certified Food Handler Training

Certified Food Handler Training program – 2022/23 schedule

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Be Lead Aware

know where there might be lead and how to protect yourself from exposure

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Health Protection Reports

See the latest closures and convictions in our health protection reports

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Cold weather and your health: know the risks

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Food Service Establishment Permits

Food safety: applying for a food service establishment permit

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The Environmental Health Branch of the Public Health Division responds to chemical, microbiological and social public health issues. The Branch monitors and participates in a coordinated response to environmental health issues to Manitobans. Currently, the Branch's mandate is environmental health risk assessment, food protection, environmentally infectious diseases, and dental/oral health.

  • developing and monitoring provincial health standards and policy regarding food and food inspection;
  • investigating food-borne illness and coordinating food recalls;
  • Participating in the enforcement of The Non-Smokers Health Protection and Vapour Products Act;
  • developing and implementing a provincial Oral Health Strategy, including the monitoring and funding of community water fluoridation systems, and provision of grants for community prevention projects for groups at risk;
  • surveillance of education and practice standards and dental health promotion as a component of overall health;
  • monitoring the status of, and participating in a coordinated response to environmental health threats to Manitobans;
  • contributing to provincial responses to environmental health emergencies;
  • co-ordinating the health component of environmental risk assessments; and
  • Development of legislation related to The Public Health Act.

Please click on any of the Branch's various components on the left for more information about a particular program.

Environmental Health Links:

Public Health | Environmental Health
Manitoba Health

4th Floor - 300 Carlton St.
Winnipeg MB  R3B 3M9
Phone: 204-788-6735
Fax: 204-948-2040